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Join the Take It Forward Challenge

12 Aug 2021 — Join thousands of others worldwide by joining the Take It Forward challenge in the adidas Running app! Completing the challenge is crucial to making the most of your running plan since it will help keep you accountable to your goals through a community …… read more

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Take it Forward with adidas 4DFWD

5 Aug 2021 — The Latest Data-Driven 3D Printed Performance Technology Today, adidas Running introduces the latest iteration of adidas 4DFWD – the next step in data-driven 3D printed midsole technology, designed to move you forward. https://www.modernathlete.co.za/w …… read more

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New Dates for SPAR Grand Prix 10km Races!

4 Aug 2021 — The opening race in this year’s Grand Prix series – the Durban SPAR Grand Prix – had to be postponed at the eleventh hour because of a spike in Covid-19 cases and subsequent lockdown restrictions. The Durban race will now take place at North Beach in D …… read more

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Let the Games Begin – Finally!

30 Jul 2021 — We’ve had to wait an extra year for the Tokyo Olympics to finally happen, but now that they’re here, we’ve got so much great action to look forward to on the track and road. Team SA may not look as strong as it did going into the Rio Olympics in 2016, …… read more







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It’s only cold when you’re standing still. Keep warm and fit with Team Vitality

16 Jul 2021 — Winter is here but that’s no reason to quit. With Team Vitality by your side, you’ll always keep warm and fit. Join South Africa’s most rewarding running and cycling club this winter and receive special edition Team Vitality spoils. If you want to keep …… read more

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Happy Birthday Comrades!

12 Jul 2021 — On 24 May, the Comrades Marathon Association celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the first Comrades Marathon on 24 May 1921, with a commemorative Centenary Run and gala event at Comrades House in Pietermaritzburg. With a veritable who’s who of Comra …… read more

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Dreaming of 13 peaks

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What a comeback!

8 Jul 2021 — Every runner dreams of having that perfect race, when you feel like you could run all day. For Irvette van Zyl, 23 May was one of those days, and it brought her an unexpected new IAU 50km World Record. Not just because she was supposed to withdraw afte …… read more

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Tokyo tickets booked

7 Jul 2021 — Check out some of the latest news to come out of the South African Track and Field scene, with a number of athletes hitting the qualifying marks and adding their names to the team list for the Tokyo Olympics in July-August, including Wenda Nel, Gif Leo …… read more

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Never stop moving!

6 Jul 2021 — Even though I grew up poor and didn’t have it all, even after 12 operations and working full-time to provide for my children, running has saved me and my family! It has taught me to never give up, to be stronger, to be grateful for every breath I take. …… read more

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