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IAAF WORLD CHAMP JUSTIN GATLIN TO RUN AT ATHLETIX GRAND PRIX SERIES

08 February 2018

World champion, Justin Gatlin - who owns three world sprint titles including an Olympic title, has joined the list of world-class athletes who will be competing at the much-awaited Athletix Grand Prix Series in March 2018.
 
Gatlin, the 2017 World 100m Champion and the 5th fastest ever human being in the 100m and 200m, will line up in the men’s 150m race at Tuks Stadium (Tshwan


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JOBODWANA HEADLINES 200M AT ATHLETIX GRAND PRIX MEETING

07 February 2018

The first man to break 20sec in the 200m in South Africa, Anaso Jobodwana has thrown his cap into the fray in the men’s 200m and headlines the act at the first Athletix Grand Prix Meeting that will take place at Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg on Thursday, 01 March 2018.
 
Jobodwana ran 19.87sec on his way to a World Championship bronze medal in 2015, in what was then an SA record. The 200m


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TWO OCEANS TACKLES CAPE WATER CRISIS

06 February 2018

With the City of Cape Town and parts of the Western Cape in the midst of a severe drought, organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) are working around the clock to ensure the 49th edition of the world’s most beautiful marathon is fully aligned with plans to avoid Day Zero.
 
Events like the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon are critical to the region’s economy, with the


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CHEPTEGEI LEADS TOP NAMES AT INAUGURAL ATHLETIX GRAND PRIX MEET

06 February 2018

World Championship 10 000m silver medallist, Joshua Cheptegei is the first big name to be announced to compete in the inaugural Athletix Grand Prix Series in March 2018.
 
The Athletix Grand Prix Series consists of three meetings:
1. Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg on Thursday, 01 March 2018
2. Tuks Stadium, Tshwane on Thursday, 08 March 2018
3. Dal Josaphat Stadium, Paarl on


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AFRICA'S FASTEST MAN IN ACTION

05 February 2018

The fastest man in Africa, Akani Simbine will start his 2018 season on Thursday, 08 March 2018 at the second of three Athletix Grand Prix Meetings at the Bestmed Tuks Stadium in Pretoria.
 
Simbine firmly secured the title of ‘fastest man in Africa’ in 2016 when he clocked 9.89sec in the 100m in Hungary.  Fast times however are no longer his only driving force.  Simbine wa


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SULLWALD MOTIVATED TO MEDAL AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES AFTER ROBBERY

by Wilhelm de Swardt - 30 January 2018

Making the most of a second chance in life would be Wian Sullwald’s main motivation when he lines up to race at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia.
 
He is one of five triathletes who have been selected to compete at the Games. Richard Murray, Henri Schoeman, Gillian Sanders and Simone Ackermann are also in the team.
 
During the December holidays, there was a


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USAIN BOLT: THE MAN, THE MYTH, THE LEGEND

30 January 2018

When people hear that you’ve “met” Usain Bolt their first question is: “So, what is he like?” It’s a logical question. Who of us would not like to know a bit more about what this Olympic sprint legend and the world’s fastest man is like in real life? Along with many other members of the media we were fortunate enough to get ‘close and personal’ with Bolt at th

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SHE DID IT...AGAIN!

by Michelle Carnegie - 27 January 2018

Barely a week after she broke her 10km PB at a race in Abu Dhabi Gerda Steyn did it again! The Nedbank Running Club athlete and 4th place finisher and the 2017 Comrades Marathon, finished first lady overall at the 10km event of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon in a new PB of 34:29.
 
This comes a week after she won a 10km race in Abu Dhabi last week, smashing her then PB in a ti


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NEW SPIRIT OF LONDON CAMPAIGN

26 January 2018

Who could ever forget that moment in the 2017 London Marathon when Matt Rees helped fellow runner David Wyeth down The Mall to the finish line? The footage went viral as it was a moment that encapsulated the unique spirit of the London Marathon.
 
It was also a moment that has now inspired the newly created Spirit of London campaign. With this campaign the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon will


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KEITANY AIMS TO BREAK RADCLIFFE'S WORLD RECORD AT LONDON MARATHON

25 January 2018

Kenya’s Mary Keitany will make an attempt to break Paula Radcliffe’s world record at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 22 April. Just as Radcliffe did when she set the world record at the 2003 London Marathon, Keitany will be running with male pacemakers in her bid to run inside the Briton’s iconic mark of 2 hours 15 minutes and 25 seconds.
 
The 36-year-old Keny


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