He has missed his long-time running goal of cracking an elusive sub 2:30 marathon by 2 seconds … yip … blink, and two seconds are gone. That’s how close South African Nick Bester came to cross the finish line in a sub 2:30 time at the London Marathon in April this year. For the past six months those two seconds have been haunting Nick, Private Banker at Investec in the UK. So, when this talent
The SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge Grand Prix reaches its climax this weekend with the running of the Joburg SPAR Challenge at Marks Parks Park on Sunday.
Namibian sensation Helalia Johannes (Nedbank) has the Grand Prix title more or less in the bag, after winning the five previous races, all in record time. She has a total of 150 points, having earned bonus points in all five races.
Comrades Marathon runners have been given a license to dream. With the just unveiled #Comrades2020 campaign slogan, ‘Iphupho Lami – Dare to Dream’, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has dared all aspirant participants in next year’s Ultimate Human Race to dream.
The inspiring campaign theme of the 95th Comrades Marathon was unveiled at a lau
The women’s race at the 2019 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday 13 October is shaping up to be arguably the most fiercely contested in the three years of the event.
Already confirmed are the defending champion, Stella Chesang and the world’s fastest for 2019 and second fastest ever, Sheila Chepkirui. On the South African front, in form Glenrose Xaba, the darling of South A
Former Comrades Marathon runner, supporter, motivator, mentor and friend to The Ultimate Human Race, Don Oliver has passed away. He was 85 years old.
Don successfully completed the Comrades Marathon 19 times, earning himself 2 Silver and 17 Bronze medals.
He was the first officially appointed Comrades Coach and inspired many runners and non-runners to get into the sport and ultimately,
The organisers of the 2019 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN today announced the biggest coup to date with the confirmation of 2019 World 10km list leader (and second fastest ever) Sheila Chepkirui.
Chepkirui flew to a 29:57 clocking at the 2019 Birell Grand Prix 10km Road Race in Prague on 07 September 2019. With that time Chepkirui is the second fastest woman over 10km. Only Joyciline Jepkosgei ha
Kenya’s Alfred Ngeno said before the race that he would win the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. He was true to his word as he crossed the line one second ahead of Kevin Kibet in a new Course Record time of 29:16, taking 11 seconds off of the previous Course Record set by Filman Ande of Eritrea in 2018.
Some 15 000 runners lined up outside FNB Bank City in Simmonds street on Tuesday 24 September