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Durban Gets Super Fast New 10km

Durban Gets Super Fast New 10km

21 June 2017 - In a glitzy media launch last night in Durban, Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN, officially launched the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN, t...
SA Sprint Sensation Signs With PUMA

SA Sprint Sensation Signs With PUMA

07 June 2017 - PUMA continues to focus on growing local athletics talent with the announcement today that the global sports brand has signed an endorsement deal with South African 100m sprint star Thando Roto. ...
TomTom & New Bus for Comrades Pacesetters

TomTom & New Bus for Comrades Pacesetters

31 May 2017 - Leading GPS watch manufacturer TomTom has pledged its support to the Modern Athlete Comrades Pacesetters for the 2017 Comrades Marathon, and another pacing stalwart has come on board to complete th...
Comrades Pacesetters Confirmed

Comrades Pacesetters Confirmed

17 May 2017 - With just a few weeks to go till the 92nd Comrades Marathon, many runners are making their final race-day plans for the 86.73km ultra to ensure they get them home on time to claim their medal. Good...
Epic 100m Showdown in Potch

Epic 100m Showdown in Potch

21 April 2017 - The men’s 100 metres final later today at the South African Track and Field Championships in Potchefstroom could just be the dream race everybody has been speculating about, with potentially ...
Wöstmann Retains Om Die Dam Title

Wöstmann Retains Om Die Dam Title

20 March 2017 - Defending Old Mutual Om Die Dam Ultra women’s champion Caroline Wöstmann clinched her second consecutive win in the country’s largest inland ultra-marathon in Hartbeespoort on Satu...
Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminars Start 22 March

Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminars Start 22 March

16 March 2017 - With 80 days to go to the 92nd Comrades Marathon on Sunday 4 June, the big day of anticipation for nearly 6000 novice Comrades runners is fast approaching. In putting Runners First, the Comrades Ma...
Comrades Substitutions Open Tuesday

Comrades Substitutions Open Tuesday

13 March 2017 - The official 2017 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process opens tomorrow, 14 March. This means that runners who were unable to enter the 2017 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period (1 Se...
Modern Athlete Wants you to Take on Southern Africa's Fastest Marathon!

Modern Athlete Wants you to Take on Southern Africa's Fastest Marathon!

22 February 2017 - Run for Botswana Are you tired of running the same races day in and day out? Are you looking for a change of scenery? Perhaps a new event to add to your personal running calendar? Look no furth...
The Bonitas-Comrades Women’s Seminar comes to Johannesburg this Saturday.

The Bonitas-Comrades Women’s Seminar comes to Johannesburg this Saturday.

22 February 2017 - With 101 days to go to the 2017 Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) together with major sponsor, Bonitas Medical Fund is hosting the Bonitas-Comrades Women’s Seminar in...
XTERRA SA Champs attracts a strong elite men’s field

XTERRA SA Champs attracts a strong elite men’s field

14 February 2017 - Returning to the majestic Grabouw Country Club the weekend of 24 – 26 February 2017 the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship has attracted the attention of a strong field of elite off-...
Wayde Pops the Question!

Wayde Pops the Question!

05 January 2017 - Olympic gold medallist and 400m world record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, has proposed to his girlfriend, Chesney Campbell. The athlete shared the happy news on his Instagram account with an image and t...
Garmin the Official Technical Product Sponsor for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Garmin the Official Technical Product Sponsor for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

16 November 2016 - Garmin Southern Africa, the global leader in GPS lifestyle technology, are proud to announce their partnership with the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, as the Official Technical Product Sponso...
Runners Mourn the Passing of Simon Mkhize

Runners Mourn the Passing of Simon Mkhize

20 October 2016 - Runners mourn the loss of Comrades Marathon runner, Simon Mkhize who has passed away last Friday, 14th of October, at the age of 74. Simon was the first Black runner to obtain his Comrades Green Nu...

Van Zyl Flies High at Spar Woman’s Race

10 October 2016 - With a record number of women taking part in this year’s SPAR Women’s Challenge in Johannesburg - 14 562 to be exact - the Wanderers Sporting Club in Johannesburg was filled with activi...
Baby Kalmer on the Way!

Baby Kalmer on the Way!

04 October 2016 - Modern Athlete magazine is thrilled to break the news that former Olympian, multiple SA Champion and Modern Athlete Brand Ambassador Rene Kalmer is 16 weeks pregnant! She and husband Andre van Wyk ...
Two Oceans Half Marathon Adopts Ballot Application Process

Two Oceans Half Marathon Adopts Ballot Application Process

19 September 2016 - After months of planning and deliberation, the Two Oceans Marathon NPC has announced a new entry process for the Half Marathon, which will move from the usual online entry procedure to the introduc...
Jeep Team's Van Tonder and Marx in Warrior Mode Ahead of  The OCR World Champs

Jeep Team's Van Tonder and Marx in Warrior Mode Ahead of The OCR World Champs

16 September 2016 - It is less than a month until the world's top OCR athletes fight it out at the third OCR World Championships from 14-16 October 2016 at the Blue Mountain Resort, Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Jeep T...
Get Off the Couch for Joburg's Most Beautiful Road Race

Get Off the Couch for Joburg's Most Beautiful Road Race

08 September 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa – Athletics fever is at an all-time high in the country following the recent Rio Olympics. South Africans are still celebrating the achievements of Team South Africa, with...
Comrades 2017 Entries in Full Swing

Comrades 2017 Entries in Full Swing

08 September 2016 - Spring has sprung and Gauteng athletes are beating the rush to get their entries in for the 2017 Comrades Marathon up-run. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that 5000 entries ha...
Entries Open for Oceans 2017!

Entries Open for Oceans 2017!

08 September 2016 -  Entries for the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon are open! Entries for next year’s race opened on Thursday, 1 September 2016 and with only 11000 entries available, we trust you...
Team Comrades Plant Trees With Wildlands

Team Comrades Plant Trees With Wildlands

07 September 2016 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) assisted one of its official charities, The Wildlands Conservation Trust, in their tree planting initiative on Tuesday Morning. Wildlands inspired many busi...
Old Mutual Soweto Marathon Entries Extended!

Old Mutual Soweto Marathon Entries Extended!

06 September 2016 - The Old Mutual Soweto Marathon has extended the submission deadline for all three race day categories to this year’s race, the Soweto Marathon Trust said today. “Owing to a large nu...
Modern Athlete R18 Subscription

Modern Athlete R18 Subscription

01 September 2016 - Digital is great, but sometimes you just cannot go without the feeling of a real magazine in your hand. Take a look at this amazing offer that we have for you! Get your very own October issue o...
Half Price Tuesdays on Huddle Trails!

Half Price Tuesdays on Huddle Trails!

26 August 2016 - The beautiful trails at Huddle Park in Linksfield Road, Edenvale, Johannesburg, are open seven days a week and accommodate runners, walkers and mountain bikers of all abilities! These trails were d...
Athletes Excel in Rio!

Athletes Excel in Rio!

18 August 2016 - Fans at the Olympic Stadium in Rio are in a dream world and have been afforded the chance to see the fastest men in the world in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m in the same Olympic Games. 24-year-old...
News of the Week

News of the Week

12 August 2016 - If there is any truth in the saying ‘big surprises come in small packages’, then Lebogang Shange’s performance in the 20km race walk tonight at the Olympic Games in Rio should be ...
Who's Heading for Rio?

Who's Heading for Rio?

01 June 2016 - With the final names of Team SA for the Rio Olympics in August set to be announced soon, SA’s top athletes are chasing qualifying marks at local and international meets and events. Here are a...
Caroline Wostmann can Make Running History!

Caroline Wostmann can Make Running History!

24 May 2016 - On Sunday, 29 May 2016, Caroline Wöstmann of KPMG Running Club will try and achieve something that no other female athlete has done before. She will attempt to win both the Old Mutual Two Ocea...
Top Tips for Tackling JURA Like a Pro!

Top Tips for Tackling JURA Like a Pro!

23 May 2016 - The Hollard JURA will have you crawling, climbing and running through urban and man-made obstacles you've never experienced before. It’s Go Time! Experience an adventure in your backyard ...