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Safety First

Safety First

08 March 2019 - Every outdoor activity carries inherent risk, and as runners, we are certainly aware of the dangers presented by technical terrain, rapid weather changes, unclear paths or exposed climbs. Sadly, ho...
Race Calendar - December 2018

Race Calendar - December 2018

30 November 2018 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as othe...
Race Calendar - November 2018

Race Calendar - November 2018

01 November 2018 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as othe...
Race Calendar - October 2018

Race Calendar - October 2018

03 October 2018 - Feed Your Need for Speed OCTOBER 2018 South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, includi...
Race Calendar - September 2018

Race Calendar - September 2018

13 September 2018 - Superb Spring Racing September 2017 South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including...
Race Calendar - August 2018

Race Calendar - August 2018

08 August 2018 - Want to get ready for some fast racing in Spring? Need to get your legs moving again after some winter hibernation? Then check out all the races in August and use them as a great stepping stone to ...
Race Calendar - July 2018

Race Calendar - July 2018

20 June 2018 - South African runners are blessed with a jam-packed race calendar every month, from road and trail runs to all the other running-related disciplines. Although July does not usually have the greates...
Race Calendar May 2018

Race Calendar May 2018

08 May 2018 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as othe...
Race Calendar - April 2018

Race Calendar - April 2018

22 March 2018 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as othe...
Race Calendar - March 2018

Race Calendar - March 2018

22 February 2018 - We’ve got everything here – road running, trail running, mountain running, cross country, track and field, triathlon, duathlon, multisport, orienteering, obstacle racing and adventure r...
Race Calendar - February 2018

Race Calendar - February 2018

26 January 2018 - Welcome to SA’s biggest and most complete running and walking race calendar, containing all road and trail runs, as well as other running-related disciplines. Just remember to always check wi...
Race Calendar - December 2017

Race Calendar - December 2017

23 November 2017 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar with so many great races to do so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as other ...
October Race Calendar

October Race Calendar

21 September 2017 - South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar packed with many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as other ru...
Superb September Spring Racing

Superb September Spring Racing

30 August 2017 - South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as other runni...
The Danger Zone

The Danger Zone

15 August 2017 - Each year when the school holidays start, the South African news services provide a daily update on the number of deaths on our roads. Most of these deaths are a result of tired or drunk drivers lo...
Keeper of the History

Keeper of the History

15 August 2017 - The current generation of South African track and field athletes is setting the world stage alight, but South African athletics has actually been blessed with many great athletes and achievements t...
Race Calendar August 2017

Race Calendar August 2017

27 July 2017 - South African athletes are blessed with a packed race calendar, with so many choices of great events to participate in, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs...
Race Calendar July 2017

Race Calendar July 2017

18 July 2017 - South African runners are incredibly lucky to have the race calendar that they do, with so many great races constantly on the go. Although July does not have the great weather to accompany the grea...
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...
SA’s World-Beaters

SA’s World-Beaters

27 October 2016 - At the Rio Olympics in August, Wayde van Niekerk set a new World Record in the 400m as he added the Olympic title to the World Champs title he won last year, giving South Africa it’s first of...
Get to These Events!

Get to These Events!

12 October 2016 - Impi Challenge Obstacle Trail Run – Gauteng The Impi Challenge Obstacle Trail Run is a muddy trail run that caters for all athletic abilities. This race offers exhilarating obstacles, lot...
Charné Bosman to Mentor 17-year-old Pupil

Charné Bosman to Mentor 17-year-old Pupil

13 June 2016 - Charné Bosman of the Nedbank Athletics Club, the 2016 Comrades Marathon women’s champion, believes that ‘what goes around comes around’. This is why she immediately agreed ...
Get your race number!

Get your race number!

13 January 2016 - Race number collection for the 2016 Dischem Half Marathon starts tomorrow! Set to start at 06:00 sharp on Sunday 17 January, the Dischem Half Marathon has become one of the most popular even...
Running for a cause

Running for a cause

08 January 2016 - Participants of the Dischem Half Marathon will run for two worthy causes, the Namaqua Dog and Donkey Foundation and the Lambano Sanctuary, when they take to the streets on Sunday 17 January 2016. ...
Making the Most of It

Making the Most of It

07 January 2016 - He’s one of the most irrepressible spirits of the Western Cape running and multisport communities, but just a few years ago Ashraf Orrie was going through hard times, and he says it was runni...
Plan Your January Racing

Plan Your January Racing

29 December 2015 - South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for January 2016, including road and trail runs as well as other running d...
Oh goodie GOODIE!

Oh goodie GOODIE!

08 December 2015 - As they open the Dischem Half Marathon goodie bag, athletes are seen with big smiles on their faces. In fact, this goodie bag is widely regarded as the best in the business and definitely sets...
Holiday Racing for December 2016

Holiday Racing for December 2016

07 December 2015 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as othe...
Huge prizes for 10km race

Huge prizes for 10km race

30 November 2015 - The annual Metropolitan 10km Race, regarded as one of Cape Town’s most challenging road races due to its undulating course that spans across the suburbs of Bellville and up Tygerberg Hill, wi...
Family fun day out

Family fun day out

27 November 2015 - For many people, the 21 kilometres of a half marathon is a tad too long. But many people still want to experience the vibe and atmosphere of a full scale running event. Or perhaps they&rs...