“Everybody can be great because, everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr
Three outstanding individuals who showcased the true spirit of The Ultimate Human Race over the course of their running careers, were selected by the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) for this year’s prestigious Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Award.
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
If having the defending champion, Joshua Cheptegei and South Africa’s Thabang Mosiako, Phillimon Mathiba and sensation Ryan Mphahlele in the line-up for the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN isn’t exciting enough, Kenya’s John Langat and South Africa’s Elroy Gelant have also confirmed their entry to the race on Sunday, 14 October 2018.