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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN cancelled, entrants to be refunded
The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN have announced the cancellation of the event that was scheduled to take place in the Mother City on Sunday 17 May 2020. President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed (on Sunday 15 March while addressing the Nation) that the World Health Organisation has... Read more
Comrades Marathon organisers to wait it out before deciding on event’s future
Following an urgent Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) board meeting to discuss the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South Africa and the subsequent postponement or cancellation of sporting events and mass gatherings in the country, the association has decided to hold off on making any definitive decisions for... 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
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
[MARCH] SPAR Women’s Challenge Port Elizabeth
Date: 21 March 2020 This popular women’s race takes place on the Summerstrand beachfront, adjacent to Pollok Beach in Port Elizabeth, offering entrants 5km and 10km race distances. It challenges every woman to come out and test themselves in a safe and stress-free scenario, to exercise and to enjoy... 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
[JAN] Trail Series Super League: Event 1 of 7
Date: 14 January 2020 Take an exclusive sunset run through the magnificent Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens complete with three new routes in 2020 to kick off the season. Finish off past the ancient cycads, down the steps past the Colonel Bird Bath and over the stepping stones through the tree... Read more