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Fast Pace Expected in Cape Town SPAR Women's 10km Challenge

Fast Pace Expected in Cape Town SPAR Women's 10km Challenge

22 May 2019 - There will be a very strong field of runners in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at the Green Point Stadium in Cape Town on Sunday. Since the SPAR Grand Prix was opened to international a...
Race Calendar - December 2018

Race Calendar - December 2018

30 November 2018 - 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 othe...
Race Calendar - November 2018

Race Calendar - November 2018

01 November 2018 - 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 othe...
Carrying the Cause

Carrying the Cause

23 October 2018 - When it comes to setting goals, most runners aim for a specific race, time or medal, but Karoline Hanks has a different goal, to convince runners to think about their use of single-use plastic sach...
Race Calendar - October 2018

Race Calendar - October 2018

03 October 2018 - Feed Your Need for Speed OCTOBER 2018 South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, includi...
Race Calendar - September 2018

Race Calendar - September 2018

13 September 2018 - Superb Spring Racing September 2017 South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar, with so many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including...
A Flash of Red

A Flash of Red

23 August 2018 - Whether it is triathlons, trail running or life-saving competitions, Linda Detering has the talent and potential to become a major force in every sport she tries. – BY PJ MOSES With her ...
Race Calendar - August 2018

Race Calendar - August 2018

08 August 2018 - Want to get ready for some fast racing in Spring? Need to get your legs moving again after some winter hibernation? Then check out all the races in August and use them as a great stepping stone to ...
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 ...
Freeze-proof Fitness

Freeze-proof Fitness

25 July 2018 - There are two ways to approach winter from a training perspective: Stay tucked under warm blankets and sleep the winter away, or toughen up, get out of bed and set your body up for a few early spri...
Aiming Higher

Aiming Higher

23 May 2018 - Having recently won her first SA senior title, pole vaulter Jodie Sedras is ready to push on to see just how high she can go in this technically challenging field event. – BY ADNAAN MOHAMED ...
Race Calendar May 2018

Race Calendar May 2018

08 May 2018 - 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 othe...
When it’s Not Your Time…

When it’s Not Your Time…

17 April 2018 - When the surgeon says you shouldn’t be alive, you know you’ve had a narrow escape, says Wendy Seller, and when he adds that it’s probably only the fact that you run that you survi...
Race Calendar - April 2018

Race Calendar - April 2018

22 March 2018 - 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 othe...
Future Hall of Famer

Future Hall of Famer

13 February 2018 - Known for always running races with a big smile, and still often finishing on the podium, Candyce Hall is also a driving force behind the fast-growing Carbineers Running Club of Cape Town, and rece...
In at the Deep End

In at the Deep End

12 October 2017 - When 40-year-old Port Elizabeth triathlete Hanson Singaphi lines up for the Ironman World Champs in Hawaii on 14 October, it will be the culmination of an amazing 13-year journey in multisport that...
Rubbed Up the Wrong Way

Rubbed Up the Wrong Way

27 September 2017 - Adapting to a new medical condition this year has not stopped me from pursuing my passion for running. – BY JACKIE HENRICK Running wasn’t always my passion, but eight years ago I p...
October Race Calendar

October Race Calendar

21 September 2017 - South African runners are blessed with a terrific race calendar packed with many great races to do, so check out these events for the coming month, including road and trail runs as well as other ru...
Superb September Spring Racing

Superb September Spring Racing

30 August 2017 - South African runners 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 runni...
Conquering the States

Conquering the States

15 August 2017 - At the end of June, ultra trail runner Ryan Sandes added yet another prestigious win to his already impressive record when he won the Western States 100 Miler in California in the USA, but he had t...
Run, FatBoy, Run!

Run, FatBoy, Run!

12 July 2017 - When Mark Joubert was dared to run the 2017 Comrades Marathon by his closest mates, they didn’t think he would do it, but he proved them very wrong. Of course, it helped greatly that he stood...
Beat the Winter Brrrrr

Beat the Winter Brrrrr

12 July 2017 - When it is cold and dark outside, we runners can often come up with plenty of excuses to avoid training, so try these great training tips to find the motivation to get out of from under our duvets,...
MOLOTSANE LEADS SPAR GRAND PRIX AT HALFWAY STAGE

MOLOTSANE LEADS SPAR GRAND PRIX AT HALFWAY STAGE

14 June 2017 - Johannesburg, South Africa - The SPAR Grand Prix has reached the halfway stage, with three SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge races completed and three to go. Challenge newcomer Kesa Molotsane has moved ...
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...
Are You Tough Enough to Tackle Gaborone?

Are You Tough Enough to Tackle Gaborone?

15 March 2017 - The Diacore Gaborone Marathon is Botswana’s largest running event! The inaugural event was held in 2010 and now seven years down the line, the Diacore Gaborone Marathon is an IAAF certified q...
Modern Athlete Wants you to Take on Southern Africa's Fastest Marathon!

Modern Athlete Wants you to Take on Southern Africa's Fastest Marathon!

22 February 2017 - Run for Botswana Are you tired of running the same races day in and day out? Are you looking for a change of scenery? Perhaps a new event to add to your personal running calendar? Look no furth...
Spar Challenge Patrons Urge Women To Show They Care

Spar Challenge Patrons Urge Women To Show They Care

06 October 2016 - Best known as Felicity in the popular soapie, 7de Laan, Mel de Bois is an ardent supporter of the SPAR Women’s Challenge, Joburg's most beautiful road race. “I think the SPAR...
Baby Kalmer on the Way!

Baby Kalmer on the Way!

04 October 2016 - Modern Athlete magazine is thrilled to break the news that former Olympian, multiple SA Champion and Modern Athlete Brand Ambassador Rene Kalmer is 16 weeks pregnant! She and husband Andre van Wyk ...
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...
Get Off the Couch for Joburg's Most Beautiful Road Race

Get Off the Couch for Joburg's Most Beautiful Road Race

08 September 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa – Athletics fever is at an all-time high in the country following the recent Rio Olympics. South Africans are still celebrating the achievements of Team South Africa, with...