In windy conditions, South African middle distance star, Caster Semenya gave the 34-year-old SA 1500m record a good scare at the third and final Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Paarl on Thursday, 22 March when she crossed the line in 4:0.2.50. The record of 4:01.80 still stands behind the name of Zola Budd, which she ran in Port Elizabeth on 21 March in 1984.
53.7% of this year’s entry field has qualified to run the 93rd Comrades Marathon. With 78 days to go to The Ultimate Human Race on Sunday, 10 June 2018, Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Race Director, Rowyn James has called on runners to submit any outstanding qualifying details.
The D-day for submission of all qualifying criteria to the Comrades Marathon Entries Team is W
The Elite Green Dream Team – 38 elite athletes (25 men and 13 women) from the Nedbank Running Club – will be in full flight at next Saturday’s (March 31st) Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) in Cape Town - and judging by their recent performances a second quadruple Two Oceans win might just be on the cards.
Thousands of women will take to the streets of Bellville on Sunday, kicking off the 2018 SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series. This will be the first of six races that make up the 2018 SPAR Grand Prix series.
After a number of years in Greenpoint, the Cape Town Challenge has returned to its original home at the Bellville Stadium. SPAR Grand Prix coordinator Ian Laxton said the change of v
Entries are open, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, Africa’s Iconic City Marathon, has made enormous strides since its relaunch in 2014. It was awarded Gold Label status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in 2017, making it the first IAAF Gold Label status City Marathon on the continent; and in the same year it won the coveted Athletics International Marathon and Distance Races (A
The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon has arguably its most star-studded elite field ever and a stellar list of famous runners will celebrate the Spirit of London on Sunday 22 April.
Among those famous faces taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon are The Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes and comedian Joel Dommett who are both running for the 2018 Charity of the Year, Teenage Cancer Tru
He has the talent and he has the work ethic, but if it was not for people who believed in him and cared enough to help him nurture his athletic talents and rise up from challenging circumstances, his dream of representing his country might not have come true.
Kutlwisiso Sidinile’s dream of representing South Africa has just come true after he was chosen to represent his country at the A
If you are a novice entrant into the 2018 Comrades Marathon, rest assured that an absolutely awesome experience awaits you on your journey. With nearly a third of novice entrants in #Comrades2018, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has teamed up with major sponsor, Bonitas to once again host its Novice Seminars across the country. These will take place over the month of April as athletes hone themselves