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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
A festival of running enjoyed over the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon weekend
Just under 1,000 runners kicked off a weekend of running in the Mother City as they hit the trails on the slopes of Signal Hill in near perfect conditions for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 22km Peace Trail Run. Trail action Teboho Noosi and Bianca Tarboton not only successfully... Read more
Registration open for Sanlam Cape Town Marathon
About 26,000 runners will descend on Cape Town this weekend, to run Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status city marathon. This year’s event is billed as the most ambitious as far as the elite-athlete contingent is concerned, and will offer a larger, more exciting registration at the world-class Century City... Read more
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... Read more
[NOV] Discovery 947 Ride Joburg
Date: 17 November 2019 The annual Discovery 947 Ride Joburg is a highlight on the cycling calendar for serious and recreational cyclists alike. Riversands Commercial Park hosts this iconic race, which takes riders on an approximately 94.7km route through the City of Joburg, offering full road closure on some... Read more
[NOV] Nappy Run™ 5km Fun Run
Date: 2 November 2019 Come run, walk, wheel or stroll at the Nappy Run™ 5km fun run, which takes place on International Children’s Day at the Johannesburg Zoo. The annual campaign is focused on raising awareness of the conditions children with disabilities to live under, the challenges they face,... Read more
2020 Absa Cape Epic route revealed
The 2020 Absa Cape Epic, in partnership with Land Rover, will once again deliver a rugged and untamed route, covering 647km with 15,550m of climbing from Cape Town to Val de Vie. From the 15-22 March 2020, the Absa Cape Epic will provide 1,300 mountain bikers with their toughest... Read more