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COMRADES CHAMP CAMILLE HERRON CONTINUES TO INSPIRE

29 December 2018

2016 Comrades Marathon Champion Camille Herron continues to inspire as she broke the women's world record for 100 miles in December in 12 hours, 42 minutes, and 39 seconds at the Tunnel Hill 100 in Vienna, Illinois. Her time is the fastest over 100 miles for both men and women in 2018.

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TRUE LEGENDS

09 June 2018

Legendary Barry Holland and Louis Massyn will on Sunday (10 June 2018) be gunning for their 46th consecutive Comrades Marathon. Between them they have 90 Comrades Marathons. True legends.


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TACKLING THE TWO OCEANS HALF MARATHON ON CRUTCHES

28 March 2018

Come the crack of dawn on Saturday (31 March) and a young man names Ipeleng Khunou will be lining up alongside thousands of other runners tackling the Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon. So what makes him any different from the rest? Well, Ipeleng will tackle the country’s biggest half marathon event using crutches.

The 31-year-old Ipeleng was born with a brain deformity called Septo Optic D


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BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD FOR YOUNG NRC ATHLETE

by Michelle Carnegie - 22 February 2018

He is one of the Nedbank Running Club’s most promising Juniors and he produces some stellar results at races most weekends. Meet 17-year- old Anele Voorman, one of the most dedicated young runners around. 
 
When looking at race results every weekend, there is one name that keeps on popping up, and that is the name of Anele Voorman. And not just because he manages to mostly win the J


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BAKER'S DOZEN WARM UP FOR LONDON MARATHON WITH PANCAKE RACE

14 February 2018

A Baker’s Dozen of Great British Bake Off contestants proved they have made a flipping good start to their Virgin Money London Marathon training by taking part in a pancake race in London’s Hyde Park on Shrove Tuesday.
 
The 13 bakers, including Series Four winner Frances Quinn and Series Seven star Selasi Gbormittah, were inspired to run the 2018 London Marathon, held on Sunday 22


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QUOTE OF THE WEEK

08 January 2018



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CHOC COWS READY FOR IMPI CHALLENGE

08 November 2017

A herd of around 15 CHOC Cows will be seen in action the weekend of 18 – 19 November 2017 at the IMPI Challenge Obstacle Trail Run #4 at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park in Stellenbosch.
 
The CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA was established in 1979 as a support group to parents of children with cancer. The foundation realizes that there is more than one victim in the family of the child with c


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FROM A RURAL VILLAGE TO THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES

by Michelle Carnegie - 11 October 2017

He grew up in a rural village without parents and only a sister looking after him. His running track was dirt fields without any expensive running shoes or supplements. He knew little about the world of international running. But with the help of a very passionate running coach and a club that backs him every step of the way Tshepo Tshite will soon be off to the Commonwealth Games in Australia to represent his co

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STRENGTH DEFINES US

22 September 2017

Not sure what to do this long weekend? Then hit the movies and watch this inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, and captured the hearts of the world by becoming a symbol of hope.
 
Bauman wrote a New York bestseller book on rebuilding his life in the years after the bombing, and that book has now become a movie - Stronger


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A SECOND CHANCE

by Michelle Carnegie - 25 August 2017

Every morning when she ties her running shoes for her daily run she takes a moment to be grateful for the privilege of running. This is a woman who has survived three strokes and who was not expected to even live through the night. But Luzelle van der Merwe proved everyone wrong, and today she is celebrating life through running.
 
“Every single morning when my alarm goes off, I get up an


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