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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 ...
Irvette van Zyl Perhaps not to Qualify in the 10000m for Rio Olympic Games

Irvette van Zyl Perhaps not to Qualify in the 10000m for Rio Olympic Games

12 May 2016 - Recently, concern was raised about Irvette van Zyl and her qualification for the Rio Olympic Games set to happen in August 2016. Irvette stated that the 10 000m was always Plan-B. Irvette had q...
Win a Trip for Two to Mauritius to take part in the Lux Mauritius Marathon!

Win a Trip for Two to Mauritius to take part in the Lux Mauritius Marathon!

26 April 2016 - Modern Athlete together with Go Sports Travel in partnership with Air Mauritius and LUX* Resorts & Hotels are giving you the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Mauritius to ta...
Comrades Marathon Substitutions Open

Comrades Marathon Substitutions Open

01 April 2016 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that its official 2016 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process is open as of today, 1 April 2016, and will be open for the next three weeks, clo...
Caroline Makes Two Oceans History Again

Caroline Makes Two Oceans History Again

30 March 2016 - With just under 3km to go in the 2016 Old Mutual Two oceans Marathon, Tanith Maxwell must have thought she had done enough to win the women’s title, having led for much of the race, then bein...
Puma Re-introduces Historic Disc

Puma Re-introduces Historic Disc

18 March 2016 - The IGNITE DISC & evoSPEED DISC Spike mark the 25th anniversary of the PUMA DISC laceless closure system, and the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, will be running in them this year at the R...
MiWay sponsors 40th Wally Hayward Marathon

MiWay sponsors 40th Wally Hayward Marathon

23 February 2016 - 2016 is shaping up to be a big sponsorship year for MiWay Insurance with the announcement of its second sponsorship deal this year. MiWay has been announced as the title sponsor of the 40th Wally H...
Rest in Peace, Riana

Rest in Peace, Riana

17 February 2016 - The Modern Athlete tam was saddened to hear earlier this week that one of South Africa’s greatest female ultra-marathon runners, Riana van Niekerk, passed away on 13 February after a nine-mon...
Win an Entry to Nature's Toughest Relay

Win an Entry to Nature's Toughest Relay

03 February 2016 - Are you passionate about trail running and ready to join ASICS and Modern Athlete for the ultimate challenge? Then register from Friday 5 February onwards and stand the chance of winning the runnin...
First Province signs up to #runclean

First Province signs up to #runclean

13 January 2016 - Western Province Athletics (WPA) has become the first athletic province to officially endorse the Modern Athlete #runclean campaign, which aims to clean up the litter problem in road running by cal...
Mundell Breaks Own 50km African Record

Mundell Breaks Own 50km African Record

15 December 2015 - South African Olympian Marc Mundell broke his own African and SA record for the 50km race walk event as he clocked 3:54:12 to finish third in the Australian 50km Road Walking Championships in Melbo...
2016 Comrades Entries Closed

2016 Comrades Entries Closed

30 November 2015 - Entries for the 2016 Comrades Marathon have officially closed. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the entry cap of 20,000 was reached earlier this morning, necessitating the...
Walker named Athlete of the Year

Walker named Athlete of the Year

30 November 2015 - At the Central Gauteng Athletics Award ceremony at Monte Casino on Saturday night (28 November 2015), Lebogang Shange was honoured with the award of Athlete of the Year in the Senior Men category. ...
Wayde Dominates SA Sports Awards

Wayde Dominates SA Sports Awards

23 November 2015 - Track star and World Champion over 400m, Wayde van Niekerk pulled off a deserved clean-sweep of the main awards at the 2015 South African Sports Awards in Mangaung, Free State this past weekend. ...
Winelands: First Race to #RunClean

Winelands: First Race to #RunClean

13 November 2015 - The first road running event to officially pledge to support the Modern Athlete #RunClean campaign is the Vital Winelands Run in Stellenbosch in November, and we’re challenging more events to...
About turn for sport administrators

About turn for sport administrators

12 November 2015 - The fact that the South African athletics season is out of sync with the international calendar is a major problem in local athletics. Danie Cornelius (Tuks Athletics Manager), who has been el...
Soweto Champ Repeats

Soweto Champ Repeats

02 November 2015 - Over 19 000 runners took to the streets of Soweto in the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon on Sunday morning, 1 November. The race started and finished at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg (NASREC), connecting...
Watch out for race scam

Watch out for race scam

26 October 2015 - Please note that runners registered for the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon are receiving false SMS messages instructing them to collect their race packs from the Union Buildings in Pretoria and to brin...
Runners scoop Gauteng sports awards

Runners scoop Gauteng sports awards

13 October 2015 - Caroline Wöstmann (Nedbank/HPC) and Akani Simbine (Tuks/HPC) deservedly received the Sportswoman and Sportsman awards at the Gauteng Sports Award function recently. For Wöstmann it h...
You've only got a week!

You've only got a week!

23 September 2015 - Next year’s Comrades Marathon ‘down-run’ has netted over a third of its 20-thousand entry tally in the first three weeks of its entry process. With one week to go before the ...
Go Bokke GO!

Go Bokke GO!

18 September 2015 - Springbok rugby players have often graced the pages of both Modern Athlete and Modern Cyclist magazines. And because we are definitely and unashamedly South African supporters and we are all rather...
Two weeks left for Big C Early Bird Entries

Two weeks left for Big C Early Bird Entries

17 September 2015 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that more than 6500 entries have already been received since the 2016 Comrades Marathon entry process opened on 1 September 2015. CMA Race...
First Quarter of Comrades Entries Gone!

First Quarter of Comrades Entries Gone!

08 September 2015 - Just one week into the 2016 Comrades Marathon entry process and the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that over a quarter of the 20,000 entry cap has already been filled. The en...