Our Top 3 Race Picks for You!


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 just keeping the legs going on a small 10km, we have it all for you!

Take a look at our top event picks for the coming weeks and start filling up your running race calendar.


AGS Groen Weivelde Grace Race

The 2016 edition of this event will take place on Saturday, 27 August 2016 at the Greenhills Sports Grounds in Randfontein, Johannesburg. The event will consist of a 21km Bike Race as well as a 5km Fun Run and a Kiddies Dash.

All sports clubs are welcome to take part in the event and schools, businesses and other churches are encouraged to get involved! The bike race will come at a cost of R80 while the fun run and kiddies das will cost R50 and R30 respectively.

For more information on this event, click on the button below!


Dawn 2 Dusk Circuit Race

The demanding Dawn 2 Dusk 12 Hour Circuit Race is back! This 1km loop is situated in the Akasia High School and demands a lot from athletes looking to take part. This race can be run as an individual or as part of a team.

The winners in each category are chosen at the end of the 12 hours by the longest distance they can run within 12 hours. This is definitely not the race for sissies…

The record for the event is 152km (152 laps), will you accept the challenge?


Aucor Wanderers Road Race

The Aucor Wanderers Road Race is back and bigger than before! This year, the race will offer a 21km Half-Marathon as well as a 10km Race and a 5km Fun Run/Walk. The perfect event for the entire family!

This run will take you through the beautiful streets of Illovo on Sunday, 28 August 2016 starting at the Wanderers Athletics Club in Illovo. Athletes will receive an Asics long sleeve shirt for only R75.

Click below to find out more.


If you’re looking to grow your racing plans, take a look at the Modern Athlete race calendar and schedule your running events! With Marathons, Half-Marathons, as well as 10km and 5km Races, we have it all for you.