Oh So Close!

12 Nov 2020 — So what do you do when you’ve shattered the Comrades Marathon women’s record, won the Two Oceans Marathon in near-record time, and posted the fastest marathon by a South African in years? You go after the SA Marathon record… and you don’t let a global …… read more

Third Time Lucky!

12 Nov 2020 — They call it South Africa’s toughest mountain race, a life-changing adventure, and that’s why the K-Way SkyRun 100km is on many a trail runner’s bucket list, and winning it is one hell of a feather in the cap of any runner. And that makes it all the mo …… read more

To Touch a Signpost

15 Oct 2020 — What’s a runner to do when you’ve been training for months for two ultra-marathons, and then suddenly the world goes into lockdown and all events gets cancelled? Well, SA-based British athlete and 2018 Comrades Marathon gold medallist Carla Molinaro we …… read more

Stabbing Motivation

14 Oct 2020 — Saturday 12 May is a day that well-known Cape Town elite runner Sibusiso Madikizela will never forget. That was the day that his running career was nearly ended by a knife-wielding attacker… but he has come back stronger and more fired up to run than e …… read more

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Elroy Chasing Record in London

3 Oct 2020 — Elroy Gelant is much smaller in real life than he appears in pictures or on television. He is, however, as fast as his reported times. Perhaps even faster now. – By Matshelane Mamabolo Late on a Tuesday afternoon in September, in the university town of …… read more

Melikhaya’s Marathon Mission

2 Oct 2020 — Marathoner Melikhaya Frans is going to stick to Britain’s Sir Mo Farah like a bad rash on Sunday in his quest to earn himself a ticket to the Olympics. – BY Matshelane Mamabolo The 30-year-old Frans is one of three South Africans who will be participat …… read more

2020 MiWay Wally Hayward Marathon Cancelled

2 Jun 2020 — The MiWay Wally Hayward Marathon has been officially cancelled. The event, which was initially scheduled to take place in Centurion on May 1, will not be held at all this year, to assure the safety of the running community. Race Director, Francois Jord …… read more

Flatten Your Insurance Spend with JaSure

16 Apr 2020 — We all know that happiness can’t be bought. But those special things — your smartwatch, smartphone, bike — sure are nice to have, aren’t they? The problem is, insuring them usually doesn’t come cheap, or hassle-free. It’s one of the reasons local insur …… read more


24 Mar 2020 — Finding Solace on the Trails Only two people have earned national colours in both cycling and running. One is Graeme McCullum, the other is Jock Green, a man who went from the ultra-competitive world of international road cycling to the solitude of the …… read more

Catch Up with Vaylen Kirtley SABC Anchor Woman

24 Mar 2020 — Vaylen Kirtley, anchor presenter of the SABC broadcasts of events such as the Comrades, Two Oceans, Cape Town and Soweto Marathons.… read more

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