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#RideForALocal says Knysna Cycle Tour!

#RideForALocal says Knysna Cycle Tour!

2 days ago - The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour is going ahead despite the recent devastating fires and will celebrate its 30th year with exciting new routes & rides! Marketing director of the Knysna Cycle Tour, An...
Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

2 days ago - Discovery Vitality is proud to announce the launch of a brand new venture in partnership with four of Johannesburg’s most established running clubs – the Discovery Vitality Run Series. Designed to...
Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival 2017

Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival 2017

12 June 2017 - Knysna Tourism has confirmed that the Pick n Pay 2017 Knysna Oyster Festival is going ahead as planned. Speaking on behalf of the sponsors, the Knysna Municipality and the event organisers, board chai...
Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure

Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure

15 May 2017 - Remember when you were a kid and you used to run around outside with your friends running, climbing, jumping and just plain having fun? Well the Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure, taking place on th...
Are You Tough Enough to Tackle Gaborone?

Are You Tough Enough to Tackle Gaborone?

15 March 2017 - The Diacore Gaborone Marathon is Botswana’s largest running event! The inaugural event was held in 2010 and now seven years down the line, the Diacore Gaborone Marathon is an IAAF certified q...
2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Substitution Entries Are Closing Soon

2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Substitution Entries Are Closing Soon

01 March 2017 - Runners still hoping to secure their place in the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have until Monday, 6 March 2017 to secure a substitution entry. The substitutions process allows a runner to of...
Three Cranes Challenge Kicks off with the 2017 Old Mutual Wild Series

Three Cranes Challenge Kicks off with the 2017 Old Mutual Wild Series

27 February 2017 - Solicitor Manduwa, an Old Mutual runner, took first place at the 2017 Wild Series Three Cranes Challenge, which was brought to a close on Sunday 26 February 2017. The Three Cranes Challenge th...
Cape Town Gears up to Get Active with Multisport Athletes

Cape Town Gears up to Get Active with Multisport Athletes

02 February 2017 - The Discovery Get Active weekend in Cape Town on 11 and 12 February 2017 is fast approaching, and with it the closing date for entries into both these events. “There is probably no finer ...
Win a Trip to XTERRA Reunion with Fedhealth and XTERRA South Africa

Win a Trip to XTERRA Reunion with Fedhealth and XTERRA South Africa

20 January 2017 - One lucky 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA entrant will stand the chance to win an exciting trip to the idyllic Reunion Island complements of Fedhealth, the Title Sponsor of the world’s largest XTERRA. ...
2017 XTERRA Season Begins!

2017 XTERRA Season Begins!

10 January 2017 - The 2017 XTERRA racing season will kick off on a high note at the magnificent Buffelspoort Dam in the North West Province over the weekend of the 20th – 22nd January 2017. “We are e...
Final chance to secure a 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon entry

Final chance to secure a 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon entry

06 January 2017 - Runners who still wish to secure their place in the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have been thrown a final life line. Substitution entries will open on 9 January 2017, and runners who can no ...
Trail Snakes Start Your Engines!

Trail Snakes Start Your Engines!

01 December 2016 -   ...
2016 Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Awards Gala

2016 Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Awards Gala

17 October 2016 - The annual awards gala of the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) kicked off in spectacular fashion on Saturday the 15th October 2016 as the CMA honoured amazing individuals together with the major...
2017 Comrades Marathon Entry Update

2017 Comrades Marathon Entry Update

14 October 2016 - Halfway through the 2017 Comrades Marathon entry process and the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that more than half of the entry cap has been taken up. CMA Race Director, Ro...
2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon - Club Ballot Application Process

2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon - Club Ballot Application Process

12 October 2016 - 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon has changed to a ballot application process. If you belong to a South African Running Club, follow the steps below to apply online between the 1 and 10 Nove...
Spar Challenge Patrons Urge Women To Show They Care

Spar Challenge Patrons Urge Women To Show They Care

06 October 2016 - Best known as Felicity in the popular soapie, 7de Laan, Mel de Bois is an ardent supporter of the SPAR Women’s Challenge, Joburg's most beautiful road race. “I think the SPAR...
2017 Comrades Early Bird Entries Close Today

2017 Comrades Early Bird Entries Close Today

30 September 2016 - More than 8300 South African athletes have taken up the early bird entry fee offer of R420 since the 2017 Comrades Marathon entry process opened a month ago. The final day for South African ru...
Gelant – Mokoka rivalry takes centre stage at inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Gelant – Mokoka rivalry takes centre stage at inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

23 September 2016 - The two athletes everyone can’t wait to see race each other on the road over 10 or 21km, 31-year-old Lesego Stephen Mokoka and 30-year-old Elroy Gelant, will face-off on Saturday, 24 Septembe...
Huddle Park Inter-Club Time Trials

Huddle Park Inter-Club Time Trials

19 September 2016 - Here at Modern Athlete, we aim to go bigger and better than everybody else. This is why we partnered with the Huddle Park Inter-Club Time Trial Challenge, proudly hosted by Huddle Park on the amazi...
Jamie Marais Conquers Table Mountain

Jamie Marais Conquers Table Mountain

19 September 2016 - “All of us face Giants, but no Giant is too big to face” – Jamie Marais. 24 summits of Table Mountain in 48 hours. A Guinness World Record attempt for the greatest vertical he...
This Week's Top Race Picks!

This Week's Top Race Picks!

07 September 2016 - Following on with our weekly feature, we give you a sneak peak at some of the greatest events that are coming up. Trail Races for those die hard trail runners as well as road races for those road r...
Top Races for the Coming Month!

Top Races for the Coming Month!

24 August 2016 - This week, we give you a sneak peek at upcoming events that you need to add to your racing calendar. Take a look at the events below and make your racing plans. 1. KPMG Durban Relay The KPM...
Our Top 3 Race Picks for You!

Our Top 3 Race Picks for You!

10 August 2016 - As we run through the cold of August into the warmer weather of September and October, we at Modern Athlete have got the perfect events for you. Whether you’re looking to run marathons, or ju...
Rio, here we come!

Rio, here we come!

06 August 2016 - The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio started this week and are scheduled to run till the 21st of August, with a sizable contingent of South Africans set to be part of the action in Brazil. Of the 137 comp...
Our Top 3 Race Picks for You!

Our Top 3 Race Picks for You!

04 August 2016 - Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls of all ages, have we have got some races for you!  Whether you’re looking for a long distance marathon to get the legs going or just a small 10km run...
Rio, Here We Come!

Rio, Here We Come!

29 July 2016 - On 14 July SASCOC announced the final Team South Africa squad for the 2016 Olympic Games to be held from 5-21 August in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, with 137 competitors set to travel to Rio, and once a...
City2City Ultra-Marathon Cancelled

City2City Ultra-Marathon Cancelled

21 July 2016 - The City 2 City Marathon 2016 that was due to take place on the Sunday, 4 September 2016 has been cancelled! The cancellation of the race was announced this morning when it was announced that the p...
Strong Athletics Contingent in Team SA for Rio

Strong Athletics Contingent in Team SA for Rio

15 July 2016 - On Thursday SASCOC announced the final Team South Africa squad for the 2016 Olympic Games to be held from 5-21 August in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, with 137 competitors set to travel to Rio, and once ...
All Aboard for Rio

All Aboard for Rio

14 July 2016 - With the final names of Team SA for the Rio Olympics in August set to be announced in mid-July, SA’s top athletes are chasing qualifying marks at local and international meets and events. Her...
Marais and Steyn Dominate the Momentun Health OatWell DualX

Marais and Steyn Dominate the Momentun Health OatWell DualX

08 July 2016 - The penultimate event of the BIG5 Sport Challenge, The Momentum Health OatWell DualX powered by PeptoPro, took place on Thursday, 7 July 2016 at the 33rd annual Pick N Pay Knysna Oyster F...