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THE HEART OF SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON

14 May 2018

Thinking of running the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in September but not sure of all the details? Then read this.

The Sanlam Cape Marathon has rapidly become one of the worlds must run marathons. The only International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Gold Label-status marathon in Africa takes place over the spring weekend of 22-23 September. The festival includes two Peace Trail Runs (22k


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POSSIBLE GOLD COMRADES MEDALIST WITHDRAWS FROM RACE

14 May 2018

Wings for Life winner, Two Oceans second place finisher and possible Gold Medallist at the 2018 Comrades Marathon Dominika Stelmach sadly had to withdraw from this year’s Comrades Marathon due to injury.
 
Stelmach, who is part of the Nedbank Running Club’s Green Dream Team, and who has won four Wings for Life World Run races on four different continents, claiming the 2017 overall f


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WORLD RECORD OF 414,168 APPLICANTS FOR 2019 LONDON MARATHON

10 May 2018

The Virgin Money London Marathon broke its own world record as an incredible 414,168 applicants from the UK and overseas registered for a ballot place in the 2019 event.
 
Last year’s record total of 386,050 applicants established London as the most popular marathon on the planet. The new world record total of 414,168 for 2019 represents an increase of 7.3 per cent on last year. 347,876 o


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SA'S BEST FEMALE RUNNERS TO TAKE ON FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN

10 May 2018

South Africa’s latest female running sensation, Kesa Molotsane and IAAF Gold Label athlete, Nolene Conrad will lead the South African onslaught for the title at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 20 May.

Conrad confirmed her entry this week after taking a week’s rest having run the Vienna Marathon on 22 April. “I took some time off after Vienna as I raced the whole of 201


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SOLID START FOR DEFENDING CHAMP IN SPAR GRAND PRIX

08 May 2018

Defending champion Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) has made a solid start on the defense of her SPAR Grand Prix title with a comfortable victory in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
 
Molotsane, who also won the Cape Town race, has a total of 40 points and is two points ahead of Glenrose Xaba (Boxer), who finished second in both races. Rudo Mhonderwa (Nedbank) who was f


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PARKRUN PADDY TO FEATURE AT FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN

08 May 2018

An 11-year-old Jack Russel Terrier from Table View, who has become quite a ‘celebrity’ and is named parkrun Paddy, will rally in support of the SPCA at the 4th annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.
 
Paddy has two FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN races under his belt and was treated like a celebrity at his first ONERUN in 2016. 
 
According to Paddy’s Guard


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MOLOTSANE NOTCHES UP 2ND SPAR CHALLENGE WIN

05 May 2018

Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) coasted to victory in this morning’s SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Pollok Beach in Port Elizabeth, clocking a speedy 33.46 minutes. Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) was second in 34.01 and Zimbabwean Patience Murowe (Nedbank) finished third in 34.16.
 
The 25th edition of the Port Elizabeth was run in ideal conditions, with a light breeze.
 


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BATTLE FOR SPAR WOMEN'S 10KM TITLE STILL WIDE OPEN

03 May 2018

The SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series moves to Port Elizabeth this weekend, with some phenomenal running expected from South Africa’s leading female runners.
 
The race will be run from Pollok Beach in Summerstrand at seven o’clock on Saturday morning.
 
Last year’s SPAR Grand Prix winner, Kesa Molotsane, who dominated the 2017 Challenge Series, got h


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BALLOT FOR 2019 LONDON MARATHON OPEN

30 April 2018

The public ballot entry system for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon opens to all applicants today (Monday 30 April) and closes at 17.00 BST on Friday 4 May. The ballot will be open for five days to give everyone who would like to enter the event a fair chance to do so.
 
A world record total of 386,050 people applied in the 2018 ballot and high demand is again anticipated for the 2019 race


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UNEXPECTED RECORD FOR COMRADES CHAMP

by Michelle Carnegie - 27 April 2018

When 2016 Comrades champion Charné Bosman recently crossed the finish line of the Loskop 50km as the overall women’s winner, it was an impressive victory. But what few people know is that in doing so she also clocked the fastest 50km time ever by a South African Veteran.
 
Her speedy time of 3:21:50 is a clear example that at the age of 42 there is no stopping this Nedbank Running


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