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Childhood fantasy becomes Olympic reality for SA’s sole fencer in Paris

13 June 2024 — By Karien Jonckheere Flashing swords and clashing steel… who wouldn’t be fascinated? That’s what initially drew Harry Saner to fencing, and what’s now created a path for the 23-year-old to the Olympic Games in Paris. “I was always fascinated with sword …… read more

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Luxolo Adams determined to overcome “speed bumps” on road to Paris

6 June 2024 — By Karien Jonckheere Luxolo Adams is yet to get his track season underway. A grade 2 hamstring tear has kept him on the sidelines, but the 27-year-old sprinter is confident he can come back stronger than ever as he builds towards the Paris Olympics, wi …… read more

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Training: Taper Tactics

4 June 2024 — We’ve all fallen into the trap of squeezing just a little more in before a big race, and many a medal is won or lost in the weeks before the big day, so here’s how to taper properly before that big race. – By Ray Orchison … read more

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Nedbank running club fields most competitive Comrades field to date

1 June 2024 — The Nedbank running club’s famous green Nike vests have dominated running events around the country, and even more so, the Comrades Marathon, dubbed the ultimate human race. 2024 is no different and at this years Comrades Marathon, the club has a recor …… read more




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Ask Yourself Why… Not the Way to Win!

28 May 2024 — The rules around pacing in road running – be it legal or illegal – have once again featured in the news, thanks to an apparently rigged race in Beijing, China this April. – By Norrie Williamson… read more

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You Take it From Here

28 May 2024 — It doesn’t matter how many times we get selected to do pacesetting duties at the big races, it is always special. From the moment we apply to pace one of these races, to when we get selected, through the training and planning to the start, the actual p …… read more

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The Late Bloomer

28 May 2024 — Despite only starting to take his running more seriously two years ago, Thabang Mathebula is on top of the world as he keeps getting better thanks to the hard work he puts into training, accompanied by the brilliant job done by his coach. – By Tathe Ms …… read more

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Drakensberg Delight

28 May 2024 — With a new race base and tweaks to the race routes, the 2024 Ultra-Trail Drakensberg delivered another masterpiece, with the majestic Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains once again providing the perfect backdrop for an epic running adventure. – By Becky Leigh …… read more

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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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SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge: Women’s Upliftment Organisation announced as SPAR Race Charity

13 May 2024 — By entering this year’s Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge each participant will be supporting the Sinethemba Women’s Foundation. Based in Matabetule near Inanda Dam, the Sinethemba Women’s Foundation is led by Snenhlanhla Mbatha. With a passion for …… read more

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