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The 2021 IRONMAN VR All-Terrain Series set to kick off
Join the IRONMAN Virtual Club for the 2021 IRONMAN VR All-Terrain Series and virtually train and race for free from wherever you are in the world! The six-month series will take you on a virtual tour of the best terrains featured in IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 race locations. Each... Read more
[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
Put your best running foot forward
The optimal footstrike for runners remains a hotly debated topic, with minimalist running shoes often touted as the ideal option to get runners onto their mid-foot or forefoot. Minimalist advocates suggest this will help to reduce your injury risk while making you a more efficient athlete. Conversely, minimalist denialists... Read more
2021 Two Oceans Marathon cancelled
The coronavirus pandemic continues to decimate the local and international running race calendars. Runners hoping to transverse the picturesque Cape Peninsula in April during the iconic Two Oceans Marathon in 2021 will need to wait another year after event organisers cancelled the race. Health and safety concerns “As the... Read more
2021 IRONMAN African Championship postponed to November
Due to limitations put in place by the South African Government on athlete numbers at sporting events, organisers of the IRONMAN African Championship have decided to postpone the 2021 event. Originally slated to take place in Nelson Mandela Bay on March 14, 2021, the iconic event has been rescheduled... Read more
[SEPT] 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa
Date: 5 September 2021 Entries for the Biogen-backed 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa, which takes place in Buffalo City, East London, will be limited to comply with COVID-19 restrictions and regulations. What hasn’t changed is the challenging course, which includes a one-loop 1.9km ocean swim, 90km out-and-back bike course... Read more
[DEC] Nedbank Running Club Skosana 10km road race
Date: 5 December 2020 The annual Nedbank running club Skosana 10km road race will go ahead, adhering strictly to COVID-19 protocols. The event marks the first official race back in the Gauteng North province since the COVID-19 ban was lifted on races. A field limited to 500 runners will... Read more
[APR] Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience
Date: 24-25 April 2021 Trail running enthusiasts will be treated to double the action at the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience as the Stellenbosch-based event will now take the form of an exhilarating two-day stage race. In response to the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in... Read more
[NOV] The Flash Justice League™ Virtual Run
Date: 8 November 2020 Join thousands of active people who will take to the streets wearing their Justice League™ Flash T-shirts and costumes to walk, run or ride to fight for those who cannot fight for themselves – the many underprivileged young children who need a helping hand in... Read more