With her trademark wide smile and long blonde hair she had the whole of South Africa at her feet when she crossed the finish line as winner of the 2018 Two Oceans Marathon. Now the time has come to take on the biggest race of them all, the Comrades Marathon. There is no doubt that Gerda Steyn has what it takes.
There are few long distance runners who look as content as Steyn does when r
Former Comrades winner and Nedbank Running Club (NRC) elite Camille Herron, who is arguably seen as the top female ultra distance runner in the world, sadly withdrew from the 2018 Comrades race next Sunday.
The American long distance runner stunned the field last year to win in only her second attempt at the race. She broke the tape in 6:27:36, and was seen as one of the favourites to win at
When Daniel de Wet regained consciousness in Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a 1.8-metre metal industrial crowbar penetrated his body 3.5km underground at a mine in Carletonville, he never imagined that he would now be making final preparations for taking part in his first Comrades Marathon since the accident.
“Just three-and-a-half years ago, my wife and colleagues were
Sir Mo Farah recorded his sixth Vitality London 10,000 win today – easing his way to victory over a host of up-and-coming domestic talent. Farah won the race, which doubles as the British 10km Championships, in a time of 29 minutes and 44 seconds, with Aldershot Farnham & District’s Richard Allen finishing in a superb second place in 29:48 and Matthew Sharp third in 29:50.
More than 8,000 runners finished the Vitality Westminster Mile in central London yesterday, Sunday 27 May, making the world’s greatest festival of mile running officially the biggest ever timed mile event in the world.
A total of 8,048 runners in 39 waves completed the picturesque course around St James’s Park to cross the Finish Line in front of Buckingham Palace, smashing the pr
Winner of the 2015 Comrades Marathon Caroline Wostmann has withdrawn from this year's Comrades.
The KPMG Running Club regrettably has to announce that Caroline Wöstmann won’t be participating in this year’s Comrades Marathon. Following discussions with her coach and the club, it was a collective decision to withdraw due to her current fitness levels and consideration of her fut
As our front runners lead the way in fulfilling an epic achievement, running alongside 18 000 other athletes, only 10 men and 10 women will win a Comrades gold medal.
To lead the way, you need focus, direction and a specific goal in mind.
With the introduction of fresh additions to the age-old Comrades traditions, the winners will lift the Comrades gold caduceus to the world. The caduc