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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
Meet SA’s trail running power couple who dominate the trails together
Christiaan and Landie Greyling form a formidable husband and wife team, both at home and on the trails. After welcoming a healthy baby boy into their family and battling back from injuries, this Biogen-backed trail running power couple announced their return to top-flight trail racing in 2019 with high... Read more
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
[MAY] Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge #1
Date: Postponed until further notice The 2020 Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge season kicks off at Coetzenburg in Stellenbosch with event #1. Encouraging friends and colleagues to embrace a healthy lifestyle, get outdoors and get dirty, the Heineken® 0.0 IMPI Challenge venues boast awesome trails and include all the right... Read more
[MARCH] Falke Harvest Trail Run at L’Avenir Wine Estate
Date: 15 March 2020 The Falke Harvest trail run at L’Avenir Wine Estate will be held near the R44. Make the most out of the last few days of summer on the beautiful trails in the heart of the Cape Winelands with two distances to choose from – an... 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
Complete your first marathon in 2020 with these expert tips
The marathon – a 42.2km running event that dates back some 2,500 years – often seems like a bridge too far for many recreational runners. However, unlike the first official marathoner, the Greek soldier Pheidippides who ran the 42km from the Battle of Marathon to Athens to deliver a... 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