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2018 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon: Substitution September

2018 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon: Substitution September

30 August 2018 - Officially sold out by 19 June 2018, the 25th edition of the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon will open its substitution period come 1 September 2018. The month long period will afford those who missed o...
People who train together, grow stronger together!

People who train together, grow stronger together!

28 August 2018 - Research is increasingly showing the importance of social interaction in influencing human behaviour. This is because the way we behave is strongly affected by our colleagues, friends and family. ...
Get ready for the Discovery Tough Mudder!

Get ready for the Discovery Tough Mudder!

25 July 2018 - Tough Mudder, the world’s leading obstacle course challenge, announced today its ground-breaking partnership with Discovery that will see the inaugural Discovery Tough Mudder coming to South ...
2018 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon: Runners workshop

2018 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon: Runners workshop

25 July 2018 - In 2018, the year where the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon celebrates its 25th edition, we are on a mission to empower the novice runners with knowledge that will enable them to ‘Run their Great&...
Liberty 250 Hits the Dolphin Coast!

Liberty 250 Hits the Dolphin Coast!

06 July 2018 - Exciting New Cycle Challenge in KZN! The Liberty 250, a new event on the cycling calendar, offers TWO new three-day stage races to suit every cycling enthusiast's taste. For the roadi...
Christiaan Greyling Sets the Pace at The Cathedral Peak Challenge

Christiaan Greyling Sets the Pace at The Cathedral Peak Challenge

29 June 2018 - "The mountains are calling, and I must go." - John Muir All good stories have an adventure at their core. Conceptualised by the owner of the Cathedral Peak Hotel, William Van Der Ri...
Take on the Momentum BIG5 Challenge at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

Take on the Momentum BIG5 Challenge at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

12 June 2018 - The Momentum BIG5 Challenge is just the activity for multisport enthusiasts looking to push themselves beyond their comfort zone. With accommodation packages available and all sorts of fun things t...
Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour announces seeding events

Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour announces seeding events

29 May 2018 - The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour is on track for its 31st year, and the organisers have confirmed that three of the races will be seeding events for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour. As one of the ...
#RideForALocal says Knysna Cycle Tour!

#RideForALocal says Knysna Cycle Tour!

22 June 2017 - 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

22 June 2017 - 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...