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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…

[JAN] Dis-Chem Half Marathon
Date: 12 January 2020 The Dis-Chem Pharmacies Half-Marathon traditionally heralds the start of the new year’s running race calendar. This iconic and popular event in Gauteng will celebrate its 19th anniversary in 2020. The tough but rewarding route takes runners through Bedfordview’s scenic suburbs, and the high-value goodie bags... Read more
Savanna Origin of Trails MTB routes revealed
The 7th annual Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience is set to take the City of Oaks by storm from 30 November to 1 December and will treat mountain bikers to a 2-day experience like no other. Stage One overview Stage One will start in Die Laan (Stellenbosch) and... Read more
End of an era for Xterra South Africa
After 16 exciting years of off-road triathlon racing, the organizers of Xterra South Africa have announced that the event will not be hosted by Stillwater Sports in 2020. “We’ve had 16 wonderful years of hosting Xterra in South Africa,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director at Stillwater Sports. “A highlight... Read more
Origin Of Trails MTB Experience heads to Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Origin Of Trails MTB Experience entrants can look forward to riding the iconic trails on the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, with the estate serving as the host venue for the 2019 event, which takes place on 30 November and 1 December. “We are excited to celebrate the Origin Of Trails... 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
[NOV] FNB Maputo 10K CityRun
Date: 10 November 2019 Africa is the home of the world’s fastest athletes, so it is logical that Africa should stage some of the fastest and most exciting running events in the world. The FNB Run Your City Series does just that while encouraging a healthy lifestyle and placing... 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