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2020 Fedhealth MTB Challenge cancelled
The organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge have announced that the event, scheduled to take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020, has been cancelled. According to event organisers, “given the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, a decision has been made to cancel... Read more
[AUG-SEPT] Friday 5K Solo Run Series powered by PUMA
Dates: Friday, 21 August – Friday, 18 September 2020 The Organisers of the FNB Run Your City Series (RYCS) are excited to launch the Friday 5K Solo Run campaign powered by PUMA. The series includes weekly 5km runs and forms part of an exciting campaign that will build up... Read more
[OCT] Virtual iThemba Walkathon
Date: 31 October 2020 Avon Justine will partner with non-governmental organisations to host a virtual national walkathon to raise funds for breast cancer awareness and education. The virtual iThemba Walkathon is the 15th edition of the event. Participants will compete virtually in the comfort and safety of their homes... Read more
[SEPT] The Aquaman Run
Date: 6 September 2020 The third event in The Justice League™ Virtual Run Series is taking place this September. Designed to empower women, men, and children from all walks of life to harness their favourite Justice League™ character and unleash the Super Hero within. You can participate in 5... Read more
Spotify launches personalised workout playlists
Consumers have embraced creative ways to stay active during lockdowns, from new workout environments and creative at-home workouts to taking advantage of the outdoors. And with the variety of workouts and outdoor activities available, people are looking for ways to replace their previous mainstay workout playlist to stay motivated... Read more
2020 Totalsports Women’s Races cancelled
Organisers of the Totalsports Women’s Race have cancelled all events in the 2020 series due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The races were scheduled to take place in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban on Sunday, 9 August 2020, which is National Women’s Day. The organisers explained their decision in a... Read more
Why your fitness tracker needs GPS
If you’re serious about your sporting performance or your fitness, then you need to get as much information as you can from your activity tracker or fitness device. Endurance athletes, in particular, can derive immense benefit from GPS-enabled devices as they accurately track variables such as distance, various speed... Read more
5 reasons to start running
With no immediate end in sight to lockdown restrictions, we’ll all need to find new ways to stay fit and active. So rather than becoming frustrated by being cooped up indoors, why not take to the streets and join all those walkers and runners for some fresh air and... Read more
Living fit in lockdown: 6 weeks to your first 5km
Gyms remain closed and those bodyweight home workouts are probably starting to feel a bit stale. So what’s a fitness fanatic in lockdown supposed to do? Well, we now have a short window of opportunity every morning to fit in some outdoor exercise. Why not use it to finally... Read more
[OCT] Clarens Mountain Matha Trail Run
DATE: 3 & 4 October 2020 The organisers and sponsors of the Clarens Mountain Matha Trail Run have announced a new race date following the event’s postponement due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. While there are no guarantees, based on the limited options for a new date in the... Read more