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Chasing the Washie Moon

Chasing the Washie Moon

12 November 2018 - Ina Henning had last seen the famed Washie Moon in 2012, but this year got to experience it one more time out on the road during the Washie 100 Miler, thanks to her long-time friend Hilton Murray a...
The Man with 9 Toes

The Man with 9 Toes

07 November 2018 - Toes are important to maintaining your balance, and even more so to running, so when top trail runner Imran Paya lost a toe in a freak accident just over a year ago, he thought his running days wer...
No Giving Up!

No Giving Up!

09 October 2018 - His Comrades record lists nine successful finishes, and nearly as many DNFs, but Eugene Lekay says that he will keep going back until he gets his Green Number. In the meantime, he just wants to enj...
The Incredible Comeback

The Incredible Comeback

25 July 2018 - After surviving a brutal attack in February that had many thinking his running career was prematurely over, Thabang Mosiako not only returned to running incredibly quickly, but also stronger than b...
Chasing Pavements for Charity

Chasing Pavements for Charity

08 May 2018 - Irafaan Abrahams and Faizel Jacobs come from different backgrounds, but together they founded Lace Up For Change, a running-related NPO established in 2016 to make a difference in the lives of the ...
Permanent Fixture

Permanent Fixture

05 April 2018 - For the last 27 years, Tom Cottrell has written and published the Nedbank Runners’ Guide to Road and Off-Road Races in South Africa, which has become an invaluable aid to South African runner...
Caffeine Kick

Caffeine Kick

28 November 2017 - In January 2004, caffeine was taken off the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) list of banned substances used in competitive sports, but earlier this year it was placed back on the WADA monitoring lis...
Stubbornly Steadfast

Stubbornly Steadfast

13 September 2017 - One of the most remarkable things about running is that it is a great leveller: You could just as easily find yourself running next to the CEO of an international company in your next race, or a ga...
Stroke of Time

Stroke of Time

15 August 2017 - When you’re 34 years old, in peak shape and competing on the world stage as one of South Africa’s leading trail runners, the last thing you’d expect is to suffer a stroke. After a...
Botswana Bound

Botswana Bound

09 June 2017 - On the afternoon of 3 May 2017, shortly after receiving news that Karen Brough had won the Modern Athlete Diacore Gabarone Marathon competition, three bubbly running buddies met up for a celebrator...
Fruity Favourites

Fruity Favourites

16 January 2017 - Eating fruit not only provides you with nutrients needed for health, the repairing of your body and a reduced risk of some chronic diseases, but fruits can also benefit your running. – By Esm...
New Year’s Nutrition

New Year’s Nutrition

09 January 2017 - In spite of the fact that runners are generally very health-conscious, many have a few bad nutritional habits, so check out these tips and make your own list of resolutions to kick-start 2017 on th...
New Year Nutrition

New Year Nutrition

26 December 2016 - New Year’s resolutions are a common thought this time of year. Whatever your goals may be, whether it is starting a running programme, learning to eat more wholesome foods, losing a few kilos...
Let’s put it ‘oat’ there!

Let’s put it ‘oat’ there!

19 September 2016 - Oats date back over two thousand years, cultivated in regions all over the world. Before humans used it as part of a nutritious breakfast, oats were used for medicinal purposes, a use for which the...
TomTom Launches new TomTom Spark

TomTom Launches new TomTom Spark

23 February 2016 - Fitness enthusiasts can now work out to music and track their activities 24/7 through their GPS fitness watch. TomTom has launched the all-new TomTom Spark GPS Fitness Watch with integrated music p...
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...
The Big Guy

The Big Guy

04 September 2015 - You’ll find him trundling along at the back of just about every trail run in the Cape, often with camera in hand and a big smile on his face, because Jacques Conradie absolutely loves his tra...
Kipsang a guest at LUX* Mauritius Marathon

Kipsang a guest at LUX* Mauritius Marathon

29 April 2015 - The World-Champion, Ex-World-Record-Holder and winner of great marathons like Frankfurt, Berlin, London and New York, Wilson Kipsang and his wife Doreen will be guests of the Mauritius Ma...
Two-hour Target

Two-hour Target

01 April 2015 - The men’s marathon world record has come a long way in the last 100 years, but now the question on everybody’s lips is whether anyone can dip under the two-hour mark. Yes, say a group o...
Sweaty Sweethearts

Sweaty Sweethearts

08 September 2014 - Do you and your partner fall in sync with each other or do you clash on a run? Feedback says a couple who runs together, stays together.  My mom and dad got back from a run a few weeks ag...
Stimpson too Strong in Cape Town

Stimpson too Strong in Cape Town

28 April 2014 - Great Britain’s Jodie Stimpson asserted her status as the female triathlete to beat in 2014, collecting her second consecutive World Triathlon Series win as the series made its debut in Africa on Sa...
Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

01 April 2014 - There are several remedies you can try to quicken your recovery after a long run or race, so that you can focus on your next goal sooner – especially if you’re not used to high-im...