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by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 23 May 2018

Many of us often take our healthy running-abled bodies for granted, often only complaining about a slight niggle here and there. But imagine what it feels like running with a disorder that causes not only severe damage to your lungs but also your digestive system. This is the story of Heidi Joubert, who despite having cystic fibrosis, has managed to finish 3 Comrades Marathons, as well as many other marathons and

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FROM AMPUTEE TO MARATHON RUNNER

20 April 2018

When Brian Reynolds was growing up in Boston, wearing prosthetic legs and watching his hometown marathon from the side of the road, he could hardly have imagined he’d ever become a marathon runner himself, let alone a world record breaker.

At four, Reynolds had both his legs amputated below the knee due to complications after a bout of meningitis. Yet in October last year, 25 years after


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DOUBLE JOY

by Michelle Carnegie - 12 April 2018

Crossing the finish line of the Two Oceans Half Marathon at the age of 83 is a fabulous achievement, but even more special when your 57-year-old daughter is by your side, sharing in your passion for running.
 
Caspar Greeff, who has run 38 Comrades Marathons and 26 Two Oceans Ultra’s, recently had a dream come true when his daughter, Karen Brough, joined him at this year’s Two Ocean


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