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BOLT TO STRIKE AT RUIMSIG STADIUM

24 January 2018

Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt will be track side to inspire athletes when this year’s second PUMA School of Speed takes place at Ruimsig Stadium on Monday 29 January 2018.
 
Bolt is the Principal of the PUMA School of Speed, a national series of 5 track meets for high school teens hosted by PUMA and Stillwater Sports, together with sponsor Spur Steak Ranches. Endorsed by athletics fede


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FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

by Michelle Carnegie - 22 January 2018

South Africa’s 4th place finisher at the 2017 Comrades Marathon and Nedbank Running Club athlete Gerda Steyn did it again! She smashed another PB and claimed victory at a 10km race in Abu Dhabi. Steyn crossed the line in a superb time of 35:36, and that on a course that was inaccurate and roughly 400m too long.
 
Nevertheless, what made the victory even sweeter was that Gerda&r


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THREE LEGENDS TO GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AT LONDON MARATHON

21 January 2018

The three greatest distance runners of their generation will race the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon after Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele today confirmed he will join Sir Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the Start Line on Sunday 22 April.
 
The stellar trio of Bekele, Farah and Kipchoge have a combined total of eight Olympic gold medals and 12 World Championship golds between them.
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USAIN BOLT TO VISIT SCHOOL OF SPEED IN JOHANNESBURG

19 January 2018

The World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt is heading for Gauteng to inspire high school athletes at the PUMA School of Speed on Monday 29 January 2018.
 
“PUMA is thrilled that Usain Bolt is going to attend our School of Speed athletics meet where the country’s talented young sprinters will get to see the Olympic legend and IAAF Ambassador in the flesh,” said PUMA Marketing Dir


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FROM RUNNER TO TRIATHLETE

by Shandene van der Walt - 18 January 2018

She has just ticked off her third triathlon on her journey to Ironman 2019, and what an adventure it has been! From losing more than 35kg to running three Comrades Marathons to becoming a triathlete… Shandene van der Walt sure has what it takes. Run24 is following Shandene’s journey right through to Ironman 2019. This is her third experience of the world of triathlons as told in her own words.


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VAN ZYL AND MANJA TAKE TOP HONOURS AT DIS-CHEM

by Michelle Carnegie - 14 January 2018

The Nedbank Running Club’s (NRC) Irvette van Zyl and David Manja both blitzed to victory at this morning’s Dis-Chem Half Marathon in Bedfordview, Gauteng. Van Zyl had a remarkable run, especially seeing that she is pregnant with her second child, while Manja achieved exactly what her set his sights on: a win and nothing less.
 
Van Zyl and Manja were in good company with teammates R


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SA'S MARATHON SWEETHEART PREGNANT

by Michelle Carnegie - 12 January 2018

Olympic marathoner and SA’s long distance champion Irvette van Zyl is four months pregnant with her second child. And though is was an initial surprise for Van Zyl and her Olympian hurdler husband LJ, the sporting couple could not be happier to add to their growing family.
 
Nedbank Running Club athlete Van Zyl gave birth to her first son Louis in September 2015. The couple will welcome t


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MANJA AND VAN ZYL TOP CONTENDERS AT DIS-CHEM HALF

by Michelle Carnegie - 12 January 2018

A strong field of athletes will be lining up at this weekend’s Dis-Chem Half Marathon in Bedfordview, Gauteng, but all eyes will be on Nedbank Running Club’s (NRC) David Manja and Irvette van Zyl. Manja recently won the Soweto Half Marathon while Van Zyl took top honours in the marathon.
 
Van Zyl, who is four months pregnant, is hoping her body will allow her on Sunday to go out an


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LONDON MARATHON CHAMP TO RACE BIG HALF

02 January 2018

The 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru will take on British favourites Sir Mo Farah and Callum Hawkins in a mouth-watering elite men’s race at The Big Half.
 
The Big Half is a new world-class mass participation event, organised by London Marathon Events, which features a half marathon and other events held on closed roads in London on Sunday 4 March 2018.
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GREATEST SPORTING MOMENTS OF 2017

27 December 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, we take a look back at what we thought were some of the best sporting moments of the year, locally and internationally. Keep in mind, the list is naturally biased.
 
1. Golden boy Wayde van Niekerk
South Africa’s golden boy Van Niekerk took the gold in the 400m and the silver in the 200m at the IAAF World Champs in August in London. With this he undoubtedly


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