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THE QUEEN TO START 2018 LONDON MARATHON FROM WINDSOR CASTLE

23 March 2018

Her Majesty The Queen will be the official starter for the 2018 London Marathon.
 
On Sunday 22 April, The Queen will step onto a special podium in front of the Round Tower in the grounds of Windsor Castle to push the start button at 10:00 am.
 
BBC Sport will relay live coverage of the start ceremony to the big screens at Blackheath to set off 40,000 runners on the famous 26


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ELITE GREEN DREAM TEAM GOING FOR 2ND QUADRUPLE TWO OCEANS WIN

23 March 2018

The Elite Green Dream Team – 38 elite athletes (25 men and 13 women) from the Nedbank Running Club – will be in full flight at next Saturday’s (March 31st) Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) in Cape Town - and judging by their recent performances a second quadruple Two Oceans win might just be on the cards.
 
‘Last year we took first place i


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SPAR GRAND PRIX SERIES KICKS OFF ON SUNDAY

22 March 2018

Thousands of women will take to the streets of Bellville on Sunday, kicking off the 2018 SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series. This will be the first of six races that make up the 2018 SPAR Grand Prix series.
 
After a number of years in Greenpoint, the Cape Town Challenge has returned to its original home at the Bellville Stadium. SPAR Grand Prix coordinator Ian Laxton said the change of v


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CAPE TOWN MARATHON: ENTRIES ARE OPEN

22 March 2018

Entries are open, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, Africa’s Iconic City Marathon, has made enormous strides since its relaunch in 2014. It was awarded Gold Label status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in 2017, making it the first IAAF Gold Label status City Marathon on the continent; and in the same year it won the coveted Athletics International Marathon and Distance Races (A

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FAMOUS FACES TO RUN LONDON MARATHON

15 March 2018

The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon has arguably its most star-studded elite field ever and a stellar list of famous runners will celebrate the Spirit of London on Sunday 22 April.
 
Among those famous faces taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon are The Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes and comedian Joel Dommett who are both running for the 2018 Charity of the Year, Teenage Cancer Tru


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WOMEN'S MARATHON TRAILBLAZER KATHRINE SWITZER TO RUN LONDON MARATHON

08 March 2018

Kathrine Switzer (USA), a true trailblazer for women’s sport, will compete in the Virgin Money London Marathon for the first time in 2018 – the year in which the UK has been celebrating equality for women.
 
Switzer was the first woman to challenge the all-male tradition of marathon running when she became the first woman to enter and officially race the Boston Marathon in 1967.


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A BIGGER AND BETTER SPAR GRAND PRIX FOR 2018

07 March 2018

This year’s SPAR Women’s 10km Grand Prix Series is bigger and better than ever – prize money has been boosted and the winner of the Grand Prix will pocket an additional R12,000 for a total prize of R185,000. The runner up will receive R60,000 and the third placed athlete will take home R35,500.
 
This of course means some spectacular running ahead as SA’s top women will


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CONDOLENCES STILL POURING IN FOR RISING STAR NDLELA

by Michelle Carnegie - 06 March 2018

The South African running community as well as the Nedbank Running Club (NRC) have not only lost one of its most talented and promising Comrades Gold medallists, but also a humble, disciplined and very kind man.
 
Friends, training partners and of course family members of Siphiwe Ndlela are still in shock after the untimely death of this talented 28-year-old who passed away this past weekend wh


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MO FARAH TAKES BIG HALF IN SPRINT FINISH

05 March 2018

Thousands of runners made the streets of London a carnival on Sunday at the inaugural edition of The Vitality Big Half. Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah was the star attraction as he won the elite men’s race but behind him was a stream of runners of all ages and abilities snaking their way from Tower Bridge to the iconic finish at Cutty Sark.

More than 11,000 participants from across


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FIREWORKS ON THE CARDS AT 1ST LIQUID TELECOM ATHLETIX GRAND PRIX MEETING

28 February 2018

A star-studded line up will be presented at the first Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Meeting in Ruimsig tomorrow (1 March).
 
Among the highlights of the first Meeting are the 200m Men, 400m Men, 1500m Men, High Jump, 400m Women and 800m Women.
 
The 200m Men sees former South African record holder Anaso Jobodwana line up against America’s 2014 World Junior champion


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