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IRONMAN racing goes virtual amid Covid-19 pandemic
With IRONMAN 140.6 and 70.3 races around the globe cancelled or postponed, triathletes everywhere are fit, ready and eager to race, but have no outlet to unleash their peak conditioning. Until now, that is. The IRONMAN Group recently launched the IRONMAN Virtual Racing (VR) Series. It will be available... Read more
[MAY] Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge #1
Date: Postponed until further notice The 2020 Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge season kicks off at Coetzenburg in Stellenbosch with event #1. Encouraging friends and colleagues to embrace a healthy lifestyle, get outdoors and get dirty, the Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge venues boast awesome trails and include all the right... Read more
IRONMAN African Championship ranked as top global race by participants
A new survey reveals that you don’t have to travel overseas to participate in one of the best IRONMAN triathlons on earth. The Biogen-fuelled IRONMAN African Championship earned a coveted spot in the 2019 IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards, with the spectacular route and crowd support major highlights for competitors.... Read more
[MAY] Discovery 947 Rhythm Run
Date: 30 May 2020 The Discovery 947 Rhythm Run promises to get participants moving in more ways than one. The race and after-party with music from 947 and other top DJs is set to light up the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in May. Conquer the 4.7km race or double... Read more
More training isn’t always better for ultra-endurance athletes
High mileage is the ultra-endurance athlete’s mantra, whether that’s time on legs or in the saddle. But Gerda Steyn‘s record-breaking performance at the 2019 Comrades marathon has helped to shine a light on another potential approach – one that promotes quality over quantity. After Gerda crossed the line in... Read more
Ironman extends Facebook Watch live coverage in 2020
IRONMAN organisers will continue live event coverage on Facebook Watch via the IRONMAN Now® Facebook page for the third straight year, featuring 19 events from around the world in 2020. As the number of events receiving Facebook Watch live coverage has increased each year, so too have the fans... Read more
Entries are now open for 2020 FNB Run Your City Series
Entries are open for the FNB Run Your City Series – South Africa’s iconic trio of mass participation road races that include the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. The FNB Run Your City Series encourages runners of all ages (male... Read more
[FEB] Tour de PPA
Date: 23 February 2020 The Tour De PPA is the perfect way to fine-tune your fitness and strategy for the year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour. The race starts and ends at the Durbanville Racecourse, with 110km and 73km route options available – the longer version counts for Cycle Tour... Read more
New date for FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN means faster times
Looking to run a 10km PB in 2020? Well, the already fast FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN course potentially got a little faster! The event, which celebrates its 4th anniversary in 2020, has a new date on the local running calendar as the event moves from its traditional October slot... Read more
[MARCH] Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship South Africa
Date: POSTPONED UNTIL 15 NOVEMBER 2020 Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape once again hosts Africa’s most renowned triathlon. An IRONMAN Championship race that pulses with South African spirit, experience the breathtaking courses and feverish support at this postcard-perfect beachside destination. This race offers 75 qualifying slots for... Read more