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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...
Clash of the Trail Runners!

Clash of the Trail Runners!

06 July 2016 - The third event of the BIG5 Sport Challenge recently took place at the 33rd annual Pick N Pay Knysna Oyster Festival with the favourites Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn comfortably winning the men&r...
Bevan Manson Surprise Winner in Dragon Featherbed Lagoon Mile Swim

Bevan Manson Surprise Winner in Dragon Featherbed Lagoon Mile Swim

05 July 2016 - The second event of the popular BIG5 Sport Challenge, the Dragons Featherbed Lagoon Mile Swim took place today at the 33rd annual Pick N Pay Knysna Oyster Festival.There was an upset...
Old Mutual Wild Series Kruger2Canyon Wrap-Up!

Old Mutual Wild Series Kruger2Canyon Wrap-Up!

21 June 2016 - Muzi Madikwa recently won the rugged two-day Old Mutual Wild Series Kruger2Canyon Challenge. Although competition was strong, Muzi was able to see off a thrilling challenge from several top trail r...
Irvette van Zyl in Top Racing Shape

Irvette van Zyl in Top Racing Shape

06 June 2016 - Irvette van Zyl’s brilliant year continued on Sunday, 5 June when she took top spot in the women's category at the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium in D...
Hilton and Anita Finish the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN!

Hilton and Anita Finish the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN!

17 May 2016 - Wheelchair athletes Anita Engelbrecht and Chaeli Mycroft were seen in action with their partners Hilton Murray and James Chevalier at the second annual Cape Town 12 ONERUN this past Sunday, 15 May....
Comrades Marathon Substitution Process Update!

Comrades Marathon Substitution Process Update!

08 April 2016 - With only two weeks to go until the close of the official Comrades Marathon Substitution Process, have you got the entry you so desperately want? This is your only chance to get an entry if you mis...
Time for Two Oceans

Time for Two Oceans

17 March 2016 - The Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra and Half Marathon will again take to the roads of Cape Town on Saturday, 26 March 2016. As of Monday, 15February 2016, there were 7816 male entrants and 3184 female ...
Two Oceans entries close in record time

Two Oceans entries close in record time

06 January 2016 - Entries for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon once again closed in record time when the event reached its 11 000 entry limit in the early hours of 2 January 2016. This closure - eight w...
Tukkies student prepares for XTERRA Champions Challenge

Tukkies student prepares for XTERRA Champions Challenge

11 December 2015 - The Fedhealth XTERRA Champions Challenge has attracted the attention of final year Tukkies student, Charl-Stephan Nienaber. The challenge will see participants take on all three Fedhealth XTERRA Fu...
Early bird entries close tonight

Early bird entries close tonight

08 December 2015 - This is your last chance to secure your early bird entries for the final fitCal Night Trail Run of 2015. Your entries have to be in by 20:00 tonight to qualify for the discounted entry fee o...
Run an AfricaX training run

Run an AfricaX training run

08 December 2015 - Trail runners wishing to get the most out of the 2016 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, are invited to join in on the AfricanX training run at Cecilia Forest (Newlands) on Wednesday, 16 Decembe...
Durban triathlon date announced

Durban triathlon date announced

07 December 2015 - The hugely popular Standard Bank IRONMAN® 70.3® Durban triathlon will be back in 2016 and is set to take place on Sunday, 19 June, 2016 at SUNCOAST, Durban The Standard Bank IRONMAN...
Are you up for Durban's IRONMAN?

Are you up for Durban's IRONMAN?

02 December 2015 - The hugely popular Standard Bank IRONMAN® 70.3® Durban triathlon will be back in 2016 and is set to take place on Sunday, 19 June, 2016 at SUNCOAST, Durban. The Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban ...
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...
Kids’ fun event spreads across SA

Kids’ fun event spreads across SA

27 November 2015 - The organizers of South Africa’s leading off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA, are excited to introduce an XTERRA Kids event to both XTERRA Buffelspoort (North West Province) and XTERRA N...
Sponsor announced for triathlon series

Sponsor announced for triathlon series

26 November 2015 - South African triathlon sports received a boost with the announcement that direct insurer, MiWay, will sponsor the ULTRA Triathlon Series as title sponsor for a three year period. The ULTRA T...
Corporate challenge entries open next week

Corporate challenge entries open next week

19 November 2015 - Online registration for the 13th annual JP Morgan Corporate Challenge opens this coming Monday, November 23. Johannesburg’s largest and most anticipated after-work sporting/social event ...