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
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
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
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
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).
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
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
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
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