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AFRICANX ROUTES SET TO SHINE FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY

16 April 2018

Celebrating its 10th anniversary at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (Stellenbosch/Franschhoek) the weekend of 27 – 29 April 2018, the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat trail runners to an exhilarating trail running experience.
 
Founded in 2009, the AfricanX Trailrun was hosted in the quant coastal town of Kleinmond for four years. In 2013 the event moved t


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SPIRIT OF LONDON AWARD WINNERS

15 April 2018

The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon celebrates the unique spirit of the world’s greatest marathon, showcasing the extraordinary stories of its runners, champions, volunteers and supporters through the Spirit of London campaign.
 
On Race Day last year, millions of people around the world were moved by the sight of Swansea Harrier Matthew Rees helping David Wyeth down The Mall to the Fin


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DOUBLE JOY

by Michelle Carnegie - 12 April 2018

Crossing the finish line of the Two Oceans Half Marathon at the age of 83 is a fabulous achievement, but even more special when your 57-year-old daughter is by your side, sharing in your passion for running.
 
Caspar Greeff, who has run 38 Comrades Marathons and 26 Two Oceans Ultra’s, recently had a dream come true when his daughter, Karen Brough, joined him at this year’s Two Ocean


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THERE'S NOTHING LIKE THAT FEELING OF A PB!

by Shandene Van der Walt - 10 April 2018

Are you doubting your ability to ever run that elusive Marathon Personal Best you’ve been after for years? Then read this inspiring story of Shandene van der Walt, who has not only lost more than 35kg, but has also just clocked a Marathon PB.

When I first started running, back in 2013, never did I once think a few years later I would be writing about my running goals and achievements. What st


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RTIA SPONSORS COMRADES LEAD BICYCLES

10 April 2018

Six top cyclists from KwaZulu-Natal Cycling will lead the Top Three Men and Women at this year’s Comrades Marathon. With just two months to go to the 93rd edition of the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) Organising Committee is pulling out all the stops to ensure a phenomenal race day, come Sunday, 10 June 2018.
 
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COMRADES SUBSTITUTION PROCESS RUNNING SMOOTHLY

06 April 2018

With 1007 athletes having officially withdrawn from the 2018 Comrades Marathon, the gauntlet has been thrown down for runners who have not yet entered to take their spot on the start line, come Sunday, 10 June 2018.
 
With 64 days to go to The Ultimate Human Race, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that 635 successful Substitution applications have been processed since openin


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YOUNGEST & OLDEST RUNNERS AT LONDON MARATHON

06 April 2018

Three teenagers will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon on their 18th birthday this year, making history by becoming the first millennials to take part in the historic event. At the other end of the age spectrum is this year’s oldest runner who at the age of 87 will be participating in his 33rd London Marathon.
 
Oldest Male Runner
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NO STOPPING STEYN

by Michelle Carnegie - 04 April 2018

It’s been a couple of days since she ran the race of a lifetime, and though things are slowly starting to settle down and sink in, it is clear that her win at the recent Two Oceans Ultra has made South African running sensation Gerda Steyn determined to achieve even more.
 
Steyn, who has only been running for four years, of which two competitively, on Saturday stormed to victory at the T


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THE RUNNERS' STORIES

03 April 2018

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the world’s largest one-day fundraising event and more than 75 per cent of the 40,000+ runners will be raising money for charity on Sunday 22 April, adding to the incredible total of £890+ million raised in the first 37 years of the event.
 
Every runner has very personal reasons to run the famous 26.2-miles and here are some of their stories:


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KEMBOI AND STEYN CLAIM VICTORY IN OCEANS ULTRA

31 March 2018

Kenyan runner Justin Kemboi (Nedbank RC International) won the 2018 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon today in a time of 03:09:21. In the women’s race, South African star Gerda Steyn romped home to claim a first OMTOM title in a time of 03:39:31.
 
Kemboi was racing in South Africa for the first time, while for Steyn the 2018 event was just her second OMTOM race.
 
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