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FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun awarded IAAF Bronze Label status

The fast and popular FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun has been awarded the Bronze Label status by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). “We are proud to welcome the Bronze Label status for our second FNB Run Your City Series event,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “Receiving this…

Follow these tips to stay safe while running this summer
With summer officially here, it’s a great time to explore the outdoors by going for a run with your friends or challenging your best time on some tough terrain. Trail running is a great way to mix up your training routine and get away from the bustle of daily... Read more
Chepkirui smashes all-comers record at FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun
The fastest woman in the world over 10km in 2019, Kenya’s Sheila Chepkirui, came to South Africa and conquered in emphatic fashion! Chepkirui lived up to her billing as race favourite for the 2019 FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun on Sunday 13 October 2019, when she took 4 seconds off... Read more
Cape Epic riders will have sock game on point with Falke as official technical sock sponsor
Renowned local sock brand, Falke – you can find certain products at Dis-Chem stores – has joined forces with the Absa Cape Epic as the official technical sock partner for the next 3 years. As the pinnacle of mountain bike stage racing, the Absa Cape Epic route takes riders... Read more
[OCT] Falke Klapmutskop Trail Run
Date: 20 October 2019 The Klapmutskop Trail Run, presented by Falke, is taking place on Warwick Wine Estate, R44 near Stellenbosch. This marks the second last race in the fun trail run series and offers access to one of the oldest and most iconic trail networks in the Cape,... Read more
[OCT] Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic
Date: 20 October 2019 The oldest road classic cycle race in South Africa offers riders four options, with 160km, 106km, 65km and 35km distances available. The 2019 event also includes a relay ride for the 160km event. The first rider will start with the rest of the field at... Read more
FNB Run Your City Series heads to Maputo
The FNB Run Your City Series has extended its African footprint with the introduction of the FNB Maputo 10K CityRun, which will take place on Maputo City Day, Sunday 10 November. Promoted by the Municipal Council and FNB, the FNB Maputo 10K CityRun will offer participants a unique opportunity... Read more
Ladies light up Joburg roads at women’s 10km race
More than 13,000 runners lined up for the Spar Women’s 10km Challenge and the 5km Fun Run in Joburg on Sunday, 6 October. Namibian sensation Helalia Johannes put on another stellar performance to win the 10km race in a record time of 33.16 minutes. It was her sixth consecutive... Read more
Cape Mile swim race discontinued in 2020
After five action-packed years of racing, the organisers of the Western Cape’s popular open water swim, the Cape Mile, have announced that the event will not continue in 2020. While for the past five years the Cape Mile enjoyed year-on-year growth in entries and attracted a strong field of... Read more
Stating the case for short-distance cycling
A ride doesn’t have to hit triple digits to “count”. In fact, several short-distance rides every week are shown to be highly beneficial, not only to your training but to your general health and wellbeing too. It’s no secret that regular (preferably daily) exercise has numerous health benefits. Studies... Read more
8000 celebrate Spring at the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk
Just under 8,000 participants celebrated the start of the season at the 8th annual Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk on Saturday 14 September. The popular Pretoria-based event took place at the iconic Loftus Versfeld and catered for people of all ages, with 5km, 10km and 15km routes on offer,... Read more