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Disc-Chem Living Fit
[JAN] 2022 Dis-Chem half marathon
Date: 16 January 2022 Gauteng’s premier half marathon is back in 2022, heralding the start of the New Year’s running activities. The Dis-Chem half marathon hosted by Bedfordview Country Club Athletics will once again take runners through the scenic suburbs of Bedfordview. Join 3,000 runners on the day as... Read more
[APR] Two Oceans Marathon
Dates: 16 & 17 April 2022 After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-10 pandemic, South Africa’s most spectacular ultra-marathon event is back in 2022. Cape Town’s most prestigious race, the 56km Two Oceans Marathon Ultra will take athletes on a spectacular course around the Cape Peninsula. The Two... Read more
Dis-Chem 21km Race Entries Now Open
The 20th Dis-Chem Half Marathon will take place on 16 January 2022. The event will have a slightly different complexion compared to previous races to comply with Covid safety regulations and protocols. These changes include: Limited entries. No 5km fun run. Mat to mat timing (not gun to mat)... Read more
[OCT] Hollard Daredevil Run 2021
Date: 15 October 2021 It’s ballsy, it’s brave and it’s back, bigger than ever. The COVID-edition nationwide Hollard Daredevil Run 2021 is officially open for entries. This one-off event will see brave men in purple speedos run through the streets across the country participating from the comfort of their... Read more
Give your body the perfect ‘wake-up’ call before training
Everyone knows we should warm up before intense physical activity but few of us do so properly, or at all. Even those who engage in some light cardio and a few stretches miss the mark in terms of an adequate warm-up, particularly when we want to perform at our... Read more
Squeeze your way to better recovery with compression gear
Compression garments have become commonplace at endurance events, especially long-distance running races, multi-day cycling stage races and triathlons. In terms of efficacy, the principle by which compression garments work is sound and has, in fact, been used by top athletes for many years. Flushing the system Physiologically speaking, the... Read more
[SEPT] Joburg 10K Cityrun
Date 24 September 2021 Due to current restrictions on mass participation events, the 2021 Joburg 10K Cityrun will take place as a virtual event. The event forms part of SA’s premier road running series, the Run Your City Series, which includes the Joburg 10K Cityrun, the Durban 10K Cityrun... Read more
[SEPT] THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience
Date: 18 September 2021 The THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience will take the picturesque Paul Cluver Wines by storm. This ‘individual entry’ event offers four race distances, namely 6km, 12km, 24km and 42km. Runners can look forward to experiencing some of the Western Cape’s most iconic trails combined with... Read more
Run Your City Series 2021 blends virtual with live events
This year’s Run Your City Series will blend virtual with traditional race formats as the organisers adapt to the evolving COVID-19 situation in the country. The updated series calendar now includes: Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Friday, 24 September 2021 (Virtual Race) Durban 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 31 October 2021... Read more
[SEPT] Highland Gate Trail Run
Date: 25 September 2021 Nestled in the Steenkampsberg mountain range near Dullstroom, the beautiful Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate offers stunning trail running in pristine nature. There are three race options available – 6km, 11km and 17km. Crystal clear streams, trout dams, spectacular views and lovely trails will... Read more