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Ready for Another Big Year

Ready for Another Big Year

08 March 2019 - It’s a case of ‘something old, something new’ for former Comrades Marathon champion Charne Bosman this year. The 2016 women’s winner was unveiled as a marquee signing for th...
What a Year!

What a Year!

09 November 2017 - If there is one runner likely to agree with the old saying that “life begins at 40,” it is Ulrica Stander, especially given the amazingly successful year the 43-year-old Capetonian has ...
Back to the drawing board!

Back to the drawing board!

26 October 2017 - After being out of running for almost a year, my coach, Lindsey Parry and I decided that it was time to get back to the drawing board and do some proper base training, but we could not afford to ta...
The Danger Zone

The Danger Zone

15 August 2017 - Each year when the school holidays start, the South African news services provide a daily update on the number of deaths on our roads. Most of these deaths are a result of tired or drunk drivers lo...
Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminars Start 22 March

Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminars Start 22 March

16 March 2017 - With 80 days to go to the 92nd Comrades Marathon on Sunday 4 June, the big day of anticipation for nearly 6000 novice Comrades runners is fast approaching. In putting Runners First, the Comrades Ma...
Achieving goals isn’t easy

Achieving goals isn’t easy

01 December 2015 - It is easy to set goals, but to achieve them can be a huge challenge. This is why the 20-year-old Basson Engelbrecht (Tuks/HPC) has good reason to feel proud about what he has achieved this se...
Wöstmann Aiming for Olympics

Wöstmann Aiming for Olympics

01 July 2015 - Caroline Wöstmann, winner of both the 2015 Comrades and Old Mutual Two Oceans ultra-races, has set herself a new challenge: She wants to qualify for next year’s Olympic Marathon. Sh...
Cramps: Can you prevent them?

Cramps: Can you prevent them?

09 May 2014 - According to Wikipedia, a cramp is an involuntary temporary strong muscle contraction or over shortening, which may cause a severe pain. Usually the onset is sudden while the cramp resolves spontan...