After losing more than 35kg and running three Comrades Marathons, Shandene van der Walt is now taking on her next big dream: Ironman 2019. With no triathlon experience at all, this determined young woman is slowly making the jump from pure running to triathlons. Run24 will be following Shandene’s journey right through to Ironman 2019. This is her first experience of the world of triathlon, as told in her ow
After a very tough season of training and racing double Olympian Stephen Mokoka, is delighted with his record fourth victory at the Shanghai Marathon in China recently.
Stephen produced a world-class performance when he stormed to finish in a time of 2:08:35, becoming the first man ever to win this race four times in a row. But as much as he was delighted with the outcome, Mokoka also admits
The performance of two South African female elite distance runners at the Valencia Marathon in Spain yesterday is a clear indication of the fantastic talent currently within the ranks of women’s distance running. If the performance of Gerda Steyn and Nolene Conrad is anything to go by, 2018 is set to be a highly competitive year amongst SA’s female distance athletes.
She’s been consistent, dedicated and trained in one of the most beautiful - but tough - places in the world. Now South Africa’s 4th place Comrades Marathon finisher Gerda Steyn is hoping to reap the rewards when she tackles the beautiful Valencia Marathon in Spain on Sunday.
The Valencia marathon, which was awarded IAAF Gold Label Road Race Status in 2016, is often refe
We’re all pretty much obsessed with Shalane Flanagan right now. After one of the most historic and inspirational runs at Sunday’s New York City marathon, she’s the hottest topic, especially within the running community. We’ve put together some of Shalane’s best running advice and inspirational quotes.
When Shalane crossed one of the most well-known finish l
From Soweto to New York, it was a weekend of records, inspiration and the most superb running all around. If you’ve missed some of the actions, or want a quick recap, we’ve put together some of the weekend’s highlights.
TCS New York Marathon
The world’s biggest marathon was certainly nothing short of spectacular with Shalane Flanagan, a
The professional athlete field includes 12 past champions, 22 Olympians, and 20 Paralympians form 29 different countries – all in one race. Bring on the TCS New York City Marathon!
The 47th running of the New York City Marathon promises to be a race like no other. With a professional athlete line-up that includes the world’s best as well as well a star studded field of celebrities