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Get ready for the Discovery Tough Mudder!

Get ready for the Discovery Tough Mudder!

25 July 2018 - Tough Mudder, the world’s leading obstacle course challenge, announced today its ground-breaking partnership with Discovery that will see the inaugural Discovery Tough Mudder coming to South ...
Race Calendar - July 2018

Race Calendar - July 2018

20 June 2018 - South African runners are blessed with a jam-packed race calendar every month, from road and trail runs to all the other running-related disciplines. Although July does not usually have the greates...
Race Calendar - March 2018

Race Calendar - March 2018

22 February 2018 - We’ve got everything here – road running, trail running, mountain running, cross country, track and field, triathlon, duathlon, multisport, orienteering, obstacle racing and adventure r...
Race Calendar - December 2017

Race Calendar - December 2017

23 November 2017 - South African runners really are blessed with a terrific race calendar with so many great races to do so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as other ...
Comrades 2018 Entry Cap increased to 21,500

Comrades 2018 Entry Cap increased to 21,500

21 September 2017 - With the original entry cap of 20-thousand for the 2018 Comrades Marathon having been reached last night, due to unprecedented demand, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board has decided to i...
Race Calendar August 2017

Race Calendar August 2017

27 July 2017 - South African athletes are blessed with a packed race calendar, with so many choices of great events to participate in, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs...
Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure

Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure

15 May 2017 - Remember when you were a kid and you used to run around outside with your friends running, climbing, jumping and just plain having fun? Well the Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure, taking place on th...
Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles

10 December 2016 - In October I was privileged to be part of the South African team for the trip to Blue Mountain in Canada for the 2016 Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) World Champs. What a surreal experience: Not only ...
Let’s Go Already!

Let’s Go Already!

22 September 2016 - When Team SA heads over to Canada in October for the Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) World Champs, the most excited member of the team may well be Carina Marx, since it will not only be the first time...
Top Tips for Tackling JURA Like a Pro!

Top Tips for Tackling JURA Like a Pro!

23 May 2016 - The Hollard JURA will have you crawling, climbing and running through urban and man-made obstacles you've never experienced before. It’s Go Time! Experience an adventure in your backyard ...
Plan Your January Racing

Plan Your January Racing

29 December 2015 - South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for January 2016, including road and trail runs as well as other running d...
No Fear for Obstacle First-timers

No Fear for Obstacle First-timers

25 August 2015 - It can be daunting to prepare yourself physically and mentally for your first obstacle race, especially if you don’t know what to expect, but this simple advice will get you to the start line...
Adventure Ace

Adventure Ace

09 July 2015 - Starting out as an adventure racer, Pretoria’s Greg Avierinos saw obstacle racing photos on Facebook three years ago that made him want to challenge himself in this new sport, and today he&rs...
Shooting Star

Shooting Star

23 January 2015 - When Hanneké Dannhauser entered her first obstacle course race last March, she put herself on a startlingly fast track to the World Champs of obstacle racing just seven months later, despite breaking...
In The Lead

In The Lead

28 October 2014 - Having represented South Africa in both gymnastics and triathlon, Dominique D’Oliveira has now turned her focus to obstacle course racing, and with a number of wins and podium finishes alread...