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The 2021 IRONMAN VR All-Terrain Series set to kick off
Join the IRONMAN Virtual Club for the 2021 IRONMAN VR All-Terrain Series and virtually train and race for free from wherever you are in the world! The six-month series will take you on a virtual tour of the best terrains featured in IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 race locations. Each... Read more
[EVENT] 2021 Run Your City Series
The popular Run Your City Series (RYCS) is back on the race calendar for 2021. Event organisers are looking forward to welcoming competitors back to the streets of South Africa’s three major cities. The 2021 series is scheduled to kick off in Joburg in September, before heading to Durban... Read more
Smart real-time virtual coaching delivers performance benefits for runners
Runners who trained with Under Armour’s real-time Form Coaching feature ran 7% faster and 3% farther than those who didn’t, according to anonymised data from the UA MapMyRun app. Under Armour has led development in smart sneaker technology in recent years, helping athletes achieve better runs with the HOVR... Read more
Put your best running foot forward
The optimal footstrike for runners remains a hotly debated topic, with minimalist running shoes often touted as the ideal option to get runners onto their mid-foot or forefoot. Minimalist advocates suggest this will help to reduce your injury risk while making you a more efficient athlete. Conversely, minimalist denialists... Read more
[NOV] 2021 FNB Wines2Whales Switchback
Dates: 5-14 November 2021 In 2020, the FNB Wines2Whales Switchback was cancelled due to Covid-19. Registered teams were automatically rolled into the 2021 event, which means entries are limited for the rescheduled event. Entries for the 3 event options open on 28 April at 09:00. The confirmed 2021 FNB... Read more
CMA cancels 2021 Comrades Marathon
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board has regrettably announced its decision to cancel the Comrades Marathon scheduled for 13 June 2021. The decision to cancel comes as an enormous disappointment to tens of thousands of runners and, according to a press statement, has also been a tough call for... Read more
2021 Two Oceans Marathon cancelled
The coronavirus pandemic continues to decimate the local and international running race calendars. Runners hoping to transverse the picturesque Cape Peninsula in April during the iconic Two Oceans Marathon in 2021 will need to wait another year after event organisers cancelled the race. Health and safety concerns “As the... Read more
2020 a year like no other for sport, Strava report reveals
Insights from Strava’s global community of over 73 million athletes shed light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on competition, performance and habits. Strava’s annual Year in Sport report revealed a boom in global exercise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As athletes adapted to 2020’s widespread changes to competition... Read more
aQuellé Midmar Mile postponed
In light of the current second wave of Covid-19 infections, the aQuellé Midmar Mile race committee has made the decision to move the event out by one month to 13 & 14 March 2021. The committee is aware of the inconvenience that moving the event may have on some... Read more
[APR] Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience
Dates: 24-25 April 2021 The 8th annual Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday 24 April 2021. Affectionately dubbed “SA’s MTB party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience is an individual 2-day MTB stage race. The routes highlight the... Read more