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THE OTTER TO HOST WORLD'S TOP 20 MARATHON DISTANCE TRAIL RUNNERS

17 October 2018

This year, all eyes will be on the 10th installment of the Otter African Trail Run (The Otter), as the Golden Trail Series (GTS) top 10 men and women race for the Series crown, while local South African talent give them a run for their money.
 
Race Director Mark Collins and his team are proud to play host to the prestigious finale and welcome world-class athletes from around the glo


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GLENROSE XABA OFFFICIAL WINNER OF SPAR GRAND PRIX

16 October 2018

Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) has won the 2018 SPAR Grand Prix title, despite being officially disqualified from the Pietermaritzburg leg of the SPAR Women’s Challenge series.
 
Xaba and last year’s SPAR Grand Prix winner, Kesa Moletsane (KPMG), were among four runners who were disqualified after following the wrong route in the Pietermaritzburg race. After the race, KwaZulu Natal Athletics


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RECORDS TUMBLE AT FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN

14 October 2018

Perfect weather conditions, a fast route and a deep field resulted in a plethora of records tumbling at the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018.

Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course record and with that the Ugandan Record and the SA All Comers record on the day.  Swiss sensation, Julien Wanders broke both the Swiss National 10km record and the European


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FAST TIMES & SCINTILLATING RACING ON CARDS AT FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN

12 October 2018

A loaded field and time bonuses will ensure that fast times are on the cards at the final FNB Run Your City Series race on Sunday, 14 October 2018, as both the men’s and women’s defending champions (Joshua Cheptegei and Mercyline Chelangat) are looking to retain their titles at the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.

Add in some lucrative time bonuses for the South African athletes and a flat r


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TOGETHER WE TRIUMPH

11 October 2018

There is an old African proverb that goes: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This served as inspiration for the 2019 Comrades Marathon campaign slogan ‘Sizonqoba – Together We Triumph’. The slogan was unveiled by the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) at a glitzy media launch in Rosebank, Johannesburg, today (Thursday, 11 October).
 


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INCENTIVE SCHEME ANNOUNCED FOR SA ATHLETES AT FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN

08 October 2018

An impressive incentive scheme has been announced for South African athletes taking part in the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Incentives announced for South Africa’s elite athletes include R3000 for a time placing to R50 000 for a SA Record.

“South Africa is rich in talent especially in the sport of road running,” says Michael Me


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NEW MOM VAN ZYL STORMS TO VICTORY IN SPAR JOBURG 10KM CHALLENGE

07 October 2018

Fifteen weeks after giving birth to her second son, Irvette van Zyl (Nedbank Running Club) led from start to finish to win the Joburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Marks Park in Emmarentia on Sunday.
 
Van Zyl stormed to the front right from the start and never relinquished her lead. Kesa Moletsane (KPMG) appeared to threaten from time to time, but Van Zyl just kept going, to cross the f


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TWO OCEANS ANNOUNCES 2018 FINAL RESULTS AHEAD OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN LAUNCH

05 October 2018

With just one month before entries open for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon, the OMTOM team has been given the green light to publish the results of the 2018 OMTOM Ultra Marathon, having received the final report from the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). 
 
Following the mandatory testing by SAIDS, they have ratified their findings, allowing the event


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SPAR WOMEN'S JOBURG CHALLENGE WILL DECIDE GRAND PRIX WINNERS

04 October 2018

After a year in which four different runners won SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge races, the 28th Joburg Challenge at Marks Park in Emmarentia on Sunday will be crucial in deciding the outcome of the 2018 SPAR Grand Prix.
 
As things stand, Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) will almost certainly win the Grand Prix title, with prize money of R185 000. She currently has 87 points, five more than her nearest


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AT THE AGE OF 42 THERE'S NO STOPPING TANITH MAXWELL

02 October 2018

She placed 4th lady at her debut Comrades Marathon this year, and is seen as one of the country’s most experienced (and nicest) female long distance runners. It seems the 42-year-old Tanith Maxwell just goes from strength to strength each year. Her latest achievement is an elite invitation to the upcoming Valencia Marathon in Spain, where she will be lining up amongst the women’s elite fiel

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