Have you entered the 2018 Comrades Marathon or maybe your first half or full marathon, and you are not too sure how much (or how little) to train during December? Torn between family time, holidays and your running? No need to be. December is a time of regeneration, physically and mentally. So no matter what your goals are for 2018, use this month to regenerate.
The winner of the Toyota Comrades Win-a-Car competition was announced by the Comrades Marathon Association recently, with the official handover having taken place in Johannesburg.
Beverley Grace drove off in her prized Toyota Corolla sedan, worth more than R200 000, saying, “This has got to be one of the happiest days of my life. I am just so grateful to the Comrades Marathon and Toyota
Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which this year forms part of the Ultra-trail World Tour, saw Zimbabwean Prodigal Khumalo smash the men’s race record by just under an hour, in a time of 9:51.00. Other race favourite Ryan Sandes was only minutes behind him in a time of 9:56:03, with Scotty Hawker from New Zealand in third place in a time of 10:04:27.
An elite group of international and top local ultra trail runners will be competing on one of the most beautiful race routes in the world, the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT), a race that traverses challenging terrain in the Table Mountain National Park. Run24 caught up with Eric Ngubane, Nedbank Running Club athlete, former UTCT winner and one of the top contenders in tomorrow’s the race.
Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonizing eight seconds away from the current world record of two hours two minutes and 57 seconds when he won again a year later.
Kipchoge (33) will now return in 2018 looking to confirm his status
For the first time in the history of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, limited charity entries will also be available for the iconic Ultra Marathon. In 2017, 2000 charity entries were made available for the Half Marathon only. But due to popular demand from runners and charitable organisations, 250 additional charity entries will be available for the 2018 Ultra Marathon event on top of the 2000 Half Marathon ch
It’s entrepreneurial magic at its best: two ex-Stellenbosch students out on a cycle, and the conversations leads to the lack of comfortable and great looking sports socks. Fast forward four years and the two students have now become successful business partners, producing some of the funkiest and most durable running and cycling socks in the country, while exporting worldwide! Meet Hanno Lategan and Jurgens
Proudly the largest XTERRA in the world, the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship will take place in Grabouw the weekend of Friday, 23 – Sunday, 25 February 2018.
The Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw signifies the start of the 2018 XTERRA World Tour, and features the Fedhealth XTERRA Kids events on the Friday, followed by the XTERRA Trail Run and Fedhealth XTERRA Full on the Saturday and
They are some of the most talented little runners in the country, yet many can’t afford a pair of running shoes to chase their dreams. But with the help of a running legend who knows what can happen when others uplift you, as well as a running club who believes in developing and supporting young runners, a group of youngsters from Pretoria are slowly making their mark on the SA running scene.
“Comrades is my favourite race. I find it such a challenge and so rewarding. On race day we are all the same. There are no professional, colour or fashion differences; we are all out there to earn our finisher’s medal.”
These are the beautiful words of the winner of the Toyota Win-a-Car competition, Beverley Grace who runs her family timber business in Johannesburg. Bev