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WORLD RECORD HOLDER KIPCHOGE RETURNS TO VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON TO TAKE ON SIR MO FARAH

14 January 2019

World record holder and defending champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 28 April, setting up a mouth-watering clash with Britain’s Sir Mo Farah.
 
Kipchoge won his third Virgin Money London Marathon title at last year’s race, with Farah finishing in third place. The Kenyan went on to set a new marathon world record of two hours, one minute


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BEST CLUB DEBUT EVER IN SA ROAD & TRACK RUNNING

14 January 2019

The newly launched Murray & Roberts Running Club had the best ever club debut in South African road and track running, clocking up more than a dozen top three spots this weekend.

The black and yellow team made its first appearance ever on the podium at the 26th annual Eersterust road race with Lesego Hlako (95:56) nabbing the women’s title and Vuyisile Tshoba (79:27) taking second spot in


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A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

11 January 2019

They might be the new kids on the block, but the Murray & Roberts Running Club will certainly be a force to be reckoned with come 2019. The multinational engineering and construction group yesterday unveiled their club colours for the 2019 athletic season at the Group’s headquarters in Bedfordview and announced the signing of multiple Comrades Marathon gold medalist, Charné Bosman.



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BRAND NEW START FOR COMRADES CHAMP CHARNÉ BOSMAN

by Michelle Carnegie - 11 January 2019

A change is as good as a holiday, says former Comrades winner Charné  Bosman after the announcement that she has signed with the newly formed Murray & Roberts Running Club. The 2016 Comrades Marathon champ and legendary veteran runner who seems to get better each year, will be turning out in the striking new black and yellow colours of the Murray & Roberts Running Club, after being a member of

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WE'RE OFF TO THE LONDON MARATHON!

08 January 2019

It’s known as one of the greatest marathons in the world, and Run24 will be there to bring you all the coverage of the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.
 
With only 15 weeks to race day on 28 April we will be bringing you all the pre-race news including who’s who at this year’s London Marathon, the inspirational stories of some of the thousands who will be tackling this iconi


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COMRADES CHAMPION ANN ASHWORTH TO CHASE DREAMS FULL TIME IN 2019

by Michelle Carnegie - 07 December 2018

She has just clocked her marathon PB of 2:35 in Valencia, Spain, without trying and training too hard. So when the 2018 Comrades Champion Ann Ashworth shortly after announced that she would be running full time from next year, running experts and the running community were buzzing with excitement. Because what Ashworth has managed to achieve up to now while balancing a demanding career as advocate, managing an el

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DISAPPOINTMENTS & SURPRISES AT ULTRA-TRAIL CAPE TOWN

02 December 2018

The 100km Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) saw disappointment, and some surprises, with two of the Men’s race favourites Prodigal Khumalo and Ryan Sandes being forced to withdraw, and both the Men’s and the Women’s race winners were taken by surprise with their wins.
 
German Janosch Kowalczyk, 28, came first in a time of 10 hours 22 minutes, with Swedes Elov Olsson (10:41:49) and


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100 MARATHONS IN 100 DAYS

30 November 2018

Many runners know what it takes to run a marathon: months of commitment and preparation culminating in that great feeling as you cross the finish line. The thing most runners look forward to after their marathon effort is usually the week or so break after. Now imagine running a marathon again, and again and again the next day. In fact, imagine running 100 marathons in 100 days. Sounds exhausting? Well yes, but t

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ATHLETES TO WATCH IN THE ULTRA-TRAIL CAPE TOWN

27 November 2018

With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for 2018, and a very strong field of international elite athletes travelling to South Africa, the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) Men’s race on Saturday will be an exciting one.
 
The Women’s race also looks to be closely contested, with Italian Francesca Canepa and Kelly Wolf from the United States (US) curr


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SIR MO FARAH RETURNS FOR 2019 LONDON MARATHON

20 November 2018

Sir Mo Farah will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019.
With four Olympic gold medals and six World Championship victories, Farah is already Britain’s most decorated track and field athlete and now he is breaking more records on the roads.
 
In his first year as a dedicated marathon runner, Farah finished third in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon in a Br


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