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Nutrition: To Better Gut Health

15 May 2024 — Here’s why it is important to make sure your gut is equipped for the stresses that come with everyday living. – By Candice De Mendonca … read more

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Body Science: Running Away from Injuries

8 May 2024 — Runners are unfortunately prone to suffering overuse injuries, due to the repetitive nature of long distance running, and the fact that running places high-impact stress on your body. Fortunately, there are a few ways to prevent these injuries from hap …… read more

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From PhD to Paris: Mhlongo juggles medals, marriage & more in pursuit of Paralympic gold

3 May 2024 — Mpumelelo Mhlongo is a busy man. When he’s not working his day job as a structured finance consultant at Investec, he’s busy with his PhD in chemical engineering, or spending time with his new wife. Incredibly, in the hours in between, the 30-year-old …… read more

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No hurdle too high for Rogail Joseph who is packing for Paris

29 April 2024 — By Karien Jonckheere Rogail Joseph added her name to the list of automatic qualifiers for the Paris Olympics at the SA Athletics Championships in Pietermaritzburg last week. But it wasn’t until she was called in for a dope test that she realised she ha …… read more



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Type 1 Diabetes doesn’t hold Jono le Roux back!

25 April 2024 — As the starting gun fires at 9 am on Friday, April 26th, at the Sani Pass Pub in Lesotho, Jono le Roux, a formidable trail runner and a person living with diabetes, will embark on the challenge of the Ultra-Trail Drakensberg 100 Miler. This isn’t Jono’ …… read more

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Trail (Mis)Adventures: Beast Level FOMO

22 April 2024 — If you are a runner, I am sure that you have experienced that fear of missing out (FOMO) from missing a race at least once in your life. Well, let me tell you, I recently experienced FOMO level one hundred for this reason! – By Carla Farina … read more

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The World’s Highest Road Marathon

22 April 2024 — My wonderful experiences climbing and trekking in Pakistan in the 1990s had a major impact on my decision to take part in an organised running adventure in Pakistan, which is why I signed up for the Khunjerab Pass Marathon in 2019. Allow me to take you …… read more

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4x4x48 for the Kids

22 April 2024 — At the beginning of March, after a massive lifestyle change and investment in my long-term health over the past two years, I tackled one of the greatest physical challenges I have yet attempted, the 4x4x48 Challenge, to raise funds to change the lives …… read more

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Cows in the Arctic Circle

22 April 2024 — An intrepid group of South Africans recently jetted off to Sweden to take on the Ice Ultra, a five-day adventure on foot in the remote and hostile wilds of Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. With no experience of running in snow, it was always going to …… read more

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In For the Long Run

22 April 2024 — Since its inception in 2019, For The Long Run in Fisantekraal, just outside Durbanville in the Western Cape, has been on a remarkable journey to help individuals become better humans, friends, parents, family members and colleagues, all through running …… read more

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