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Running is one of the most accessible sports to participate in, but the road to becoming a successful runner can be challenging, particularly when it comes to staying motivated, sticking to a programme and finding events in which to participate. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro, you... Read more
How Ulrica Stander lives her passion as an elite runner
South Africa is full of passionate and competitive endurance athletes, many of whom have to balance a full-time job, and family and social commitments with the demands of training to compete at the sharp end of the field. Ulrica Stander is the epitome of the elite non-professional athlete we... Read more
[AUGUST] Totalsports Women’s Race
Date: 9 August 2019 For the first time since the event’s inception in 2001, South Africa’s largest Women’s Day Celebration, all three of the Totalsports Women’s races will be hosted on one day – National Women’s Day – across all three major host cities, namely Johannesburg, Cape Town and... Read more
Expert tips to nail your #OMTOM taper
By Dr Ross Tucker, exercise physiologist & adidas running consultant The taper is the subject of many jokes among runners who are not prepared for a race. A common conversation in this regard goes: “How’s training gone this year?”. “Not bad, I’ve been tapering for the last six months!”... Read more
[MARCH] Falke Swallows Trail Run
Date: 24 March 2019 The Swallows Trail Run, presented by Falke, will be held at Warwick Wine Estate near Stellenbosch. The race forms part of the Falke trail run series. Warwick Estate is a high-end winery with a rich history dating back to 1771. With three distances on offer,... Read more
4 tips to help you get that #OMTOM PB on race day
By Dr Ross Tucker, exercise physiologist & adidas running consultant There are roughly five weeks to go to the 2019 Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra and Half Marathons. You’re now entering the tricky training phase, where what you do is more likely to affect you negatively than positively! In other... Read more
[MARCH] 2019 Slave Route Challenge
Date: 31 March 2019 The Slave Route Challenge powered by Brimstone, was voted Road Race of the Year for 2018 by Western Province Athletics. Started in 2011 with just over 2000 runners, last year’s event attracted more than 9,000 participants with host club, Brimstone Itheko Sport Athletic Club expecting... Read more
Under Armour HOVR Phapntom SE
The UA HOVR™ Phantom, introduced in SA by official local Under Armour distributor Apollo Brands in 2018, offers a soft, plush ride built for runners who don’t want to pound the pavement. Comfort reinvented Now, Under Armour is taking the Phantom to the next level with the UA HOVR... Read more
PUMA launches Hybrid NX for the everyday runner
PUMA’s newest performance shoe, the Hybrid NX, is built for the everyday runner, no matter how they choose to run. The Hybrid NX fuses technology with style, offering a hybrid midsole with a mix of PUMA’s two most innovative technologies, Ignite Foam and Nrgy Beads. This combination delivers instant... Read more
Adidas reimagines running with latest Ultraboost update
The new adidas Ultraboost 19 is the most responsive, energy-charged version of the iconic running silhouette to date. Reconstructed from 17 pieces to just four cutting-edge components, it gives runners maximum energy return for a highly responsive experience. View this post on Instagram The most responsive shoe from adidas... Read more