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PUMA CHALLENGES RUNNERS TO BEAT BOLT AT THE FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN

28 August 2018

PUMA South Africa has thrown down the gauntlet challenging runners to ‘Beat Bolt’ at the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018.
 
“The #ForeverFaster PUMA ‘Beat Bolt’ Sprint was extremely well received at the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN in 2017,” says Brett Bellinger, Marketing Director of PUMA South Africa. 


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XABA STILL HOLDS THE LEAD IN SPAR GRAND PRIX

23 August 2018

Despite being disqualified for taking a wrong turn in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) has retained her grip on the SPAR Grand Prix title, with just one race to go.
 
Xaba, title holder Kesa Molotsane and two Lesotho runners were disqualified on Sunday after they followed the wrong vehicle and went the wrong way during the race, which wa


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SA'S GERDA STEYN INVITED TO JOIN BEST ELITE FIELD EVER AT NYCM

by Michelle Carnegie - 21 August 2018

South Africa’s golden girl of long distance running, 2018 Two Oceans champion and Comrades Marathon gold medallist Gerda Steyn has been invited to join the elite women’s field at this year’s New York City Marathon, where the 2018 women’s field is seen as one of the most competitive ever to compete in New York.
 
“I am so thrilled about this! The organizers of the N


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DRAMA AND CONFUSION AMONGST ELITES AT SPAR WOMEN'S RACE

19 August 2018

There was drama at the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, when five elite athletes were disqualified after taking the wrong route.
 
Irvette van Zyl (Nedbank) won the race in 34:26 minutes, just 10 weeks after giving birth to her second son. Jenet Mbhele (Umzimkh) was second in 34:47 minutes and Rutendo Nyahora (Nedbank) was third in 34.56.
 
The


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SPAR GRAND PRIX COULD BE DECIDED IN PIETERMARITZBURG

15 August 2018

With two races to go in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series, Boxer runner Glenrose Xaba appears to be in poll position in the race for the SPAR Grand Prix title.
 
The fifth race in the series takes place in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday and a good win for Xaba would give her a healthy lead going into the final race, at Marks Park Sporting Club in Johannesburg on October 7.
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FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN BOASTS PRIZE PURSE OF R250 000

14 August 2018

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to announce that the 2018 event (taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018) will boast a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000.
 
“We are proud to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN from R212 000 (in 2017) to R250 000 in 2018,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwa


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VICTORY FOR TRAIL RUNNING GIANT NGUBANE

by Michelle Carnegie - 13 August 2018

He has just won the gruelling 75km Umngeni River Run – and that on his first attempt at this beautifully tough race set in the mountainous KwaZulu-Natal. Meet Eric Ngubane, probably one of the most versatile runners out there, as he seems to switch seamlessly between trail and road, while performing excellently on both.
 
Traversing the WESSA Umngeni Valley Nature Reserve and Hilton Colle


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IT'S A GOLDEN WOMEN'S DAY FOR TJOKA AND BOTHMA AT THE TOTALSPORTS WOMEN'S RACE

09 August 2018

Mamorallo Tjoka and Annie Bothma enjoyed an active approach to National Women’s Day (Thursday, 09 August 2018) by claiming gold in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively.
 
Mamorallo Tjoka crossed the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) in an impressive time of 34 minutes 33 seconds.  “I wasn’t able to run as fast as


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XABA CLAIMS SPAR CHALLENGE WIN WHILE VAN ZYL TAKES 4TH ONLY 8 WEEKS AFTER SON'S BIRTH

04 August 2018

Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) ran a superb race to clinch her first SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge title on Saturday when she won the Pretoria race at Supersport Park in a fast time of 33:56 minutes.
 
Rutendo Nyahora (Nedbank) was second, in 34:24 minutes and defending Grand Prix title holder, Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) was third, in 34:47. Three times Grand Prix winner Irvette van Zyl stunned everyone


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ELITE RUNNERS TO PUT DOWN MARKERS IN PRETORIA SPAR WOMEN'S CHALLENGE

01 August 2018

The 2018 SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series has reached the halfway point and the SPAR Grand Prix is still wide open. The Pretoria Challenge -- the fourth race in the six-race series -- takes place at Supersport Park on Saturday, (August 4) and elite runners will be doing their best to claim a stake in the Grand Prix.
 
Defending champion Kesa Molotsane appeared to be cruising to victory


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