The founder of parkrun Paul Sinton-Hewitt is an extraordinary man. Not only was he responsible for starting the now worldwide phenomenon called parkrun, but he is known for going about everything he does in a very ethical way. His newest venture is the launching of a sports clothing brand that does not exclude anyone. And more astonishingly, with all of the profit going to parkrun. Read his thoughts on this below
South Africa’s nine-member ultra-distance team is raring to take on tomorrow’s IAU 100km World Championships in Sveti, Croatia.
The team of runners, who departed for Croatia on Tuesday night, is loaded with some serious running talent. The men's team, consisting of five athletes, will be led by three-time Comrades Marathon winner Bongmusa Mthembu - who secured the silver medal
René Kalmer has been running in SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge races for more than half her life. In fact, she notched up her first win at the tender age of 14, and since then has also been winning Challenge races for many years.
Kalmer has won more SPAR races than anyone else. She has also won the SPAR Grand Prix three times – in 2007, 2009 and 2012, and finished in the top 1