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[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
Study finds regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower mental illness risk
A new study has found that maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity. The Swedish study, which surveyed 36,000 middle-aged males and females over 30 days, found that frequent moderate exercise is more strongly linked to improved... Read more
The ultimate goal setting guide
We all know that it’s important to set goals – some big, overarching long-term goals and other smaller, more immediate and easily attainable goals to keep making progress and remain motivated. Seems simple, right? Well, in a way, it is because the act of setting goals requires little action.... Read more
The competitive CrossFit season is about to kick off. Here’s how to get involved
After a disruptive (and controversial) 2020, CrossFit will be back with a bang in 2021. Now under Eric Roza’s new leadership, CrossFit Inc plans to kick off the competitive season early, with the Open resuming its traditional slot in February – the first step on the path to 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
[FEB] King Price Trailseeker #1 Banhoek WC
Dates: 20 & 21 February 2021 The 2021 King Price Trailseeker Series kicks off in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. Mountain bikers will be treated to some of the best trails the Western Cape has to offer with panoramic mountain views and fynbos scenery. With trails ranging from easy... Read more
[EVENT] Lake Heritage Swimming Festival
Dates: POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The festival will take place at the Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge in the Gauteng Province, with accommodation facilities available for those who are not in Gauteng but want to participate in this popular aQuelle Midmar Mile seeding event. Early entries are vital to... Read more