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BE READY TO ENTER

25 August 2017

Entries to the 2018 Comrades Marathon open on Thursday, September 1st. Keep in mind that entries are limited to 20 000 runners and that entries to the 2017 Comrades Marathon sold out before the closing date in November. So if you are serious about entering this iconic race, be ready to log onto www.comrades.com and ENTER. 

Keep an eye on this page on Wednesday as Run24 will bring you all


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THE POWER OF A PARKRUN

25 August 2017

Even taking part in a single parkrun can have huge benefits. In a study done by Mike Rogerson, a specialist in exercise and sport psychology at the University of Essex, it was found that apart from the physical benefits, the psychological well-being of participants also improved significantly.
 
Rogerson studied around 330 UK participants to measure the effect the weekly session can have on psy


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RACE DAY THOUGHTS

25 August 2017

The weekend is here. And that means race day for many. We bet one of these thoughts will be crossing your mind as you line up at your chosen race this weekend. Recognise yourself?
 
1. I really should have trained more.
2. I have to go to the loo.
3. Why does my stomach feel unsettled? Did I have the right breakfast?
4. What am I doing here? It’s 5am on a Sunday morni


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WHEN RUNNING CAUSES NAUSEA

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 24 August 2017

You’re happily running along when suddenly it strikes: a feeling of nauseau that makes you want to throw up there and then. Nausea is a problem that many endurance runners have to deal with, especially ultra-runners. It can occur before, during or after a running event. There are many different causes of nausea while running. Some of these causes are easy to correct, but unfortunately some are variables tha

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ADVICE FROM A COMRADES LEGEND

by Michelle Carnegie - 24 August 2017

Are you thinking of entering the Comrades Marathon when entries open in less than a week from now? Then take some advice from one of the Comrades Marathon’s most experienced runners, Louis Massyn, who has run this iconic race 45 times consecutively.
 
On Comrades race day this year Louis received more than 600 WhatsApp messages of well wishes. And that does not include all the Facebook me


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SPAR WOMEN'S JOBURG CHALLENGE HAS A NEW HOME

23 August 2017

The SPAR Women’s Joburg Challenge has a new home. The 10km race and the 5km Fun Run have grown so large that they have moved from the Wanderers Club in Illovo to the more spacious Marks Park in Emmarentia. The races start at 8am on Sunday October 8.
 
The 10km Challenge twists and turns through the leafy suburbs of Emmarentia and Greenside, passing some beautiful homes, pretty g


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GET YOUR BOOTY TO THE BARRE

by Michelle Carnegie - 22 August 2017

It’s one of the hottest fitness trends in New York and L.A and it promises a lean, strong and chiseled body. Now who would not want that? So we gave it a try to see what Bootybarre® is all about.
 
Think Yoga, Pilates, Dance and some interval cardio training and you have Bootybarre®. With 7 000 instructors in 3 000 locations worldwide it is safe to say that Bootybarre® has bec


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MOLOTSANE CLINCHES SPAR GRAND PRIX WITH ONE RACE TO GO

22 August 2017

Kesa Molotsane jumped through hoops to be able to take part in the Pietermaritzburg leg of the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge and her efforts proved worthwhile – Molotsane is almost certain to win the 2017 SPAR Grand Prix title and the prize of R173 000.
 
Molotsane won the Pietermaritzburg race on Sunday after a tense battle with Rutendo Nyahora and last year’s Grand Prix winner


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WANT TO RUN FASTER? HERE'S HOW

by Derick Marcisz - 22 August 2017

Running cadence can be the single biggest way to improve your running. Here’s how.
 
If there is one lesson that recreational runners can learn from the world’s best, is the leg speed at which we turnover our legs during running. Knowing your cadence and improving it can mean big changes to you running.

 
Start with knowing your cadence by doing the following:<


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SPIRIT OF COMRADES AWARDS

21 August 2017

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that more than 70 nominations were received from runners, supporters and the public at large for this year’s Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Awards. Nominations are now closed.

Every year, three deserving awardees are recognized for their noble human attributes of selflessness, dedication, perseverance and spirit of Ubuntu, coupled with thei


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