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Disc-Chem Living Fit
How quickly does your fitness decline when you’re forced to stop training?
If there’s one thing serious athletes hate most, it’s time away from training. Whether it’s due to work commitments, family responsibilities, a business trip or, worse, a layoff due to injury, every missed training session tends to fill us with fear that we may be losing fitness. But just... Read more
[DEC] Origin Of Trails Trail Run
Date: 1 December 2019 Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, the second annual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 1 December 2019. The Origin Of Trails Trail Run gives trail runners the opportunity to enjoy the magnificence of Stellenbosch.... Read more
Become a better runner without more running
Most runners strictly adhere to the training principle of specificity, which broadly states that to improve you need to perform that specific skill or movement repeatedly. For this reason, most runners tend to progressively run more often, farther and faster to become better athletes. While this approach works to... Read more
[SEPT] FIBO Africa Challenge with Randburg Harriers & Discovery Vitality
Date: 1 September 2019 FIBO Global Fitness Africa, presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies has joined the popular Discovery Vitality Run Series as the new sponsor of the Randburg Harriers race, which takes place at Randburg Harriers Running Club. The FIBO Africa Challenge is race 3 of 4 in the Series... Read more
[JULY] Num-Num Trail Challenge
Date: 27 July 2019 The Num-Num Trail Challenge will take trail runners on a spectacular journey from Pongola Express Camp, Num-Num Trails in Machadodorp onto the Mpumalanga Highlands escarpment, where they will experience indigenous forests, sandstone mazes, ancient grasslands, crystal clear streams, beautiful waterfalls, refreshing water pools, and amazing... Read more
A spectator’s guide to the Comrades Marathon
Whether you’re a runner, a fan or simply a passionate South African who enjoys a bit of tradition, you’ll undoubtedly have your TV tuned to SABC 2 from 05:30 on Sunday (9 June) as over 20,000 local and international runners set off for the 2019 Comrades marathon. Runners will... Read more
[OCTOBER] FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN
Date: 13 October 2019 The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route constantly delivers nail-biting performances. This popular mass participation road run – now in its third year – offers all entrants a unique opportunity to explore their city on foot. Runners and walkers can look forward to an action-packed 10km... Read more
[NOVEMBER] Old Mutual Soweto Marathon
Date: 3 November 2019 The people’s race is back! Entries for the 26th edition of the Soweto marathon, half marathon and 10km opened on 1 May. In recent years, the race reached capacity and sold out quickly, so organisers are urging runners to enter early to avoid disappointment. However,... Read more
[JUNE] Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge
Date: 23 June 2019 Durban’s most beautiful road race, the SPAR Women’s Challenge 10km/5km, reaches an impressive milestone this year as it turns 30. In celebration, there will be loads of prizes up for grabs on race day, which takes place around the Jonsson Kings Park Stadium precinct. The... Read more
[MAY] Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge
Date: Saturday, 18 May 2019 The Mountain Challenge Series consists of 3 events – the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge, Helderberg Mountain Challenge and Marloth Mountain Challenge. Race 1 of the Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird, is the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC), which is one of the most... Read more