A group of friends, trail runners from the Cape Flats, have started an initiative to share their love of trail running with the less fortunate in their communities. Flats2Mountains is an organisation that does just what its name says; it takes promising runners from the Cape Flats who may otherwise not have access to the amazing network of trails and races available in the Western Cape mountains and supports them
Comrades Champion Gerda Steyn has set her sights on the final two evenrts in the FNB Run Your City Series, the 4th annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN (24 September) and 3rd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (13 October).
"When I was asked to run the New York Marathon again this year, I immediately put the two FNB races on my schedule," said inspirational champion Steyn from her training base,
Joburg has been basking in one of the warmest Augusts in recent history, with glorious days and cool nights, which had everyone celebrating an early Spring. Sunday marks the official start of Spring, which means the SPAR Women’s Challenge is just around the corner.
All over Joburg and its surrounding areas, women are taking to the streets to prepare for this year’s race and fun ru
Celebrating its 3rdanniversary on Sunday 13 October 2019, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will boast live performances from a host of Durban’s leading performing arts groups including the: Durban Girls High Majorettes,Durban Regiment Pipe Band, Inanda Seminary Steel Drum Band, Westville Girls High School Marimba Band, African Siziwe Performers and Amabhubesi Zulu Dancers.<
Returning to the iconic Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 02 November 2019 the IMPI Challenge #2 boasts an entry category, the IMPI Mini that is tailored for children between the ages of 6 – 10 years.
“The IMPI Mini is the perfect introduction to the sport of obstacle course racing,” says Pieter du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director.
Eliud Kipchoge believes breaking the two-hour barrier for the marathon in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge would be an achievement to rank alongside man landing on the moon.
Speaking to media this week, two months before he takes on the epic challenge to become the first man to run a sub-two hour marathon, Kipchoge said he has no doubts he will make history in Vienna in October.
The streets of Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town were flooded with a ‘sea of pink’ when close to 23 000 runners and walkers joined forces to celebrate National Women’s Day at the Totalsports Women’s Race on Friday 09 August 2019 in support of PinkDrive, proving that they are #StrongerTogether.
For the first time since the event’s inception in 2001, the Tota
Helalia Johannes (Nedbank) appears to have the 2019 SPAR Grand Prix title in the bag.
Thirty-nine-year-old Johannes has won the first four races in the SPAR Women’s Challenge series – all of them in record time – and has a 15-point lead on the SPAR Grand Prix ladder.On Saturday, she smashed the record for the Tshwane leg of the SPAR Grand Prix, winning it in 32.39 minu
Taking place across three cities (Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town) on Friday 09 August 2019 (National Women’s Day) the Totalsports Women’s Race has attracted a stellar line-up of female athletes including the likes of Jenna Challenor and Jenet Dlamini in Durban, Glenrose Xaba and Lebo Phalula in Johannesburg and Annie Bothma and Zintle Xiniwe in Cape Town.