Two time Comrades gold medallist Prodigal Khumalo and ultra-triathlete Zisandele Mkhize have endorsed the inaugural virtual Mr Price Foundation Challenge in partnership with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA), taking place on December 5 and 6. Both athletes have committed to helping the Mr Price Foundation break the cycle of poverty and inequality among South African youth, and have urged the public and othe
While 2020 may go down in the record books for all of the wrong reasons, the 2020 K-Way Skyrun has made sure it also goes down in the history books for all of the right reasons. Perfect running conditions saw multiple records fall and just how dominant the ladies can be in the mountains!
For the first time in the 24-year history of the race a foreigner has taken podium position for the
When South African champion Christiaan Greyling lines up on Saturday (November 14) for the SkyRun 100 against World Champion Spanish Pere Aurell, the two runners will have more than just a good sense of how their competition will fare, having lived and trained side-by-side for the past 3 weeks.
Both are married to professional ultra-runners, champions in their own right, and Pere and his Dutch wife
Be fast to have fun, be quick to help, and run your rounds when the Scarlet Speedsters take over the cities and towns on 8 November 2020. At precisely 08:00 thousands of people all over the country will take part in The Flash Virtual Run, the fifth event in the popular Justice League™ Virtual Run Series. It might just be a blink in time, but it certainly is an event of significance to South Africa’s a
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is saddened by news of the death of Founding Chairperson, Green Number runner and retired pharmacist Mick Winn. He was 90 years old.
Mick has been associated with the Comrades Marathon for well over 50 years. He completed 12 Comrades Marathons between 1964 and 1975 with a Best Time of 6:34, a slowest time of 10:52 and holds Green Number 138. He is a Lif
The City of Cape Town will host the first ever Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon on Sunday (18 October) – and fundraising is very much part of the equation, say organisers as they cement ties with homegrown global fundraising platform GivenGain.
“The extraordinary circumstances of this year required extraordinary measures. The Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon team wanted to
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed the race date for #Comrades2021.
Following the outcome of discussions held on 28 September between CMA with ASA and KZNA, it was confirmed that the 2021 Comrades Marathon has been scheduled to take place on the 13th June meaning it will remain unchanged from the 2nd Sunday in June on which it has been staged for the past several years.
Professional trail runner Landie Greyling won the African Otter in 2014 and came second last year; next month she plans to tackle the 42km Challenge while six months pregnant.
The African Otter has two editions - the race with a nine hour cut off and the Challenge with an 11 hour cut off, which Greyling plans to attempt. She has been a trail runner for 10 years, representing South