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DELTA STORMS TO 2ND LARGEST IN THE WORLD

23 January 2018

FACT
At 2130 the Delta parkrun is  now the 2nd largest parkrun in 
the world!


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AGE-DEFYING TALENT

by Michelle Carnegie - 23 January 2018

We all know that running can be tough at any age, and even more so as you age and naturally slow down. But then there are some exceptional runners who still manage to run some age-defying times, which many runners half their age could only dream of.

One such exceptional runner is Annatjie Botes, a 60-year-old mom of three from George and member of the Nedbank Running Club. Annatjie recently clocked


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RUN YOUR CITY

22 January 2018

Get ready to run your city in 2018! Entries to the FNB Run Your City Series open this week and the three events in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban promise to be even bigger and better than last year.
 
Local Sports Marketing Agency, Stillwater Sports together with FNB is excited to launch the FNB ‘Run Your City Series’.
 
“The FNB Run Your City Series wil


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FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

by Michelle Carnegie - 22 January 2018

South Africa’s 4th place finisher at the 2017 Comrades Marathon and Nedbank Running Club athlete Gerda Steyn did it again! She smashed another PB and claimed victory at a 10km race in Abu Dhabi. Steyn crossed the line in a superb time of 35:36, and that on a course that was inaccurate and roughly 400m too long.
 
Nevertheless, what made the victory even sweeter was that Gerda&r


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THREE LEGENDS TO GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AT LONDON MARATHON

21 January 2018

The three greatest distance runners of their generation will race the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon after Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele today confirmed he will join Sir Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the Start Line on Sunday 22 April.
 
The stellar trio of Bekele, Farah and Kipchoge have a combined total of eight Olympic gold medals and 12 World Championship golds between them.
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USAIN BOLT TO VISIT SCHOOL OF SPEED IN JOHANNESBURG

19 January 2018

The World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt is heading for Gauteng to inspire high school athletes at the PUMA School of Speed on Monday 29 January 2018.
 
“PUMA is thrilled that Usain Bolt is going to attend our School of Speed athletics meet where the country’s talented young sprinters will get to see the Olympic legend and IAAF Ambassador in the flesh,” said PUMA Marketing Dir


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FROM RUNNER TO TRIATHLETE

by Shandene van der Walt - 18 January 2018

She has just ticked off her third triathlon on her journey to Ironman 2019, and what an adventure it has been! From losing more than 35kg to running three Comrades Marathons to becoming a triathlete… Shandene van der Walt sure has what it takes. Run24 is following Shandene’s journey right through to Ironman 2019. This is her third experience of the world of triathlons as told in her own words.


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TUKS ATHLETES HAVE A PROUD LEGACY IN THE 400M-HURDLES

17 January 2018

An excellent sports trivia question to ask anybody who is interested in athletics, especially since it is Tuks Athletics centenary year, is what the common denominator in South Africa's 400m-hurdles success is?
 
Since 1992 the country's athletes have won seven medals at the Olympic Games, World Championships and the Commonwealth Games.
 
Llewellyn Herbert, LJ van Zyl


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LET NATURE GIVE YOU A RUN FOR YOUR MONEY

16 January 2018

Trail running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the AfricanX Training Run #2 at Cecilia Forest (Constantia) this coming Saturday, 20 January 2018.
 
Open to the public, the AfricanX Training Runs are hosted under the guidance of former AfricanX winners Dawid Visser and Rohan Kennedy.  The goal is to prepare runners for the 10th annual AfricanX Trailrun presented by


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VAN ZYL AND MANJA TAKE TOP HONOURS AT DIS-CHEM

by Michelle Carnegie - 14 January 2018

The Nedbank Running Club’s (NRC) Irvette van Zyl and David Manja both blitzed to victory at this morning’s Dis-Chem Half Marathon in Bedfordview, Gauteng. Van Zyl had a remarkable run, especially seeing that she is pregnant with her second child, while Manja achieved exactly what her set his sights on: a win and nothing less.
 
Van Zyl and Manja were in good company with teammates R


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