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Don’t let side stitches cramp your running style
Do mid-run side stitches literally stop you in your tracks? This is the best way to deal with them to get back on race pace as soon as possible. A pain in the side Anyone who runs for fun or fitness will know the devastating effects of a side... Read more
2019 champs ready for Virtual Comrades Marathon
Organisers of the iconic Comrades Marathon will stage the world’s largest virtual event – Race The Comrades Legends – this Sunday, 14 June 2020. The cancellation of the race due to the Covid-19 pandemic was a massive blow to the sporting calendar. The next best thing to the real... Read more
5 reasons to start running
With no immediate end in sight to lockdown restrictions, we’ll all need to find new ways to stay fit and active. So rather than becoming frustrated by being cooped up indoors, why not take to the streets and join all those walkers and runners for some fresh air and... Read more
Living fit in lockdown: 6 weeks to your first 5km
Gyms remain closed and those bodyweight home workouts are probably starting to feel a bit stale. So what’s a fitness fanatic in lockdown supposed to do? Well, we now have a short window of opportunity every morning to fit in some outdoor exercise. Why not use it to finally... Read more
Garmin data reveals how lockdowns impact active lifestyles
The global COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdowns have resulted in seismic shifts in the way we stay fit and active. Garmin has tracked these shifts from data uploaded to its platform by its global community, which has revealed remarkable changes in the types of sports and exercises which people... Read more
[OCT] Clarens Mountain Matha Trail Run
DATE: 3 & 4 October 2020 The organisers and sponsors of the Clarens Mountain Matha Trail Run have announced a new race date following the event’s postponement due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. While there are no guarantees, based on the limited options for a new date in the... Read more
New Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running™ series launches globally
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, a part of The IRONMAN Group, today announced the addition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running™ (VR™) series to its portfolio of events. This innovative virtual running club platform gives walkers and runners a start line from anywhere in the world with... Read more
FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN postponed
The organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN have announced that the event, which was scheduled to take place in its new slot on the local racing calendar – Sunday, 12 July 2020 – has been postponed. The event organisers took the decision after receiving a directive from Athletics... Read more
Endurance experts share their best strength exercises
Are you looking to add more variety to your lockdown training? Perhaps you want to use this time to become a stronger athlete or work on any strength imbalances. We spoke to two leading local endurance specialists – Adrian Saffy from Pure Adventures and sports scientist and coach Adrian... Read more
Endurance sports goes virtual in the age of coronavirus
If there’s one thing athletes miss most during the lockdown – other than the ability to head out on training runs and rides – is the thrill, challenge and camaraderie of racing. With all major sporting and mass participation events postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, many athletes... Read more