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.
Namibian star Helalia Johannes (Nedbank International) won her fourth successive SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge when she led from start to finish to win the Tshwane race at Supersport Park on Saturday afternoon, in a record time of 32.29 minutes.
Ethiopian junior Tadu Nare (Nedbank Ethiopia) was second in 34.19 and Rutendo Nyahora (Nedbank Zimbabwe) was third in 34.40.
Upholding excellence in all areas, this year’s only African IAAF Gold Label-status city marathon is taking a no-holds-barred approach to whom it secures for the elite marathon runners field. Today marks 50 days until the weekend festival of running kicks off, with the 42.2km main event taking place on Sunday 15 September 2019.
No fewer than 17 IAAF Gold Label elite athletes will b
A huge crowd is expected to take part in the Tshwane edition of the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Supersport Park on Saturday afternoon, and all eyes will be on the top runners, who are vying for points in the lucrative SPAR Grand Prix.
Namibian Helalia Johannes (Nedbank International), who won the first three races, all with bonus points, leads the SPAR Grand Prix competition with 90
A quote by the late former president Nelson Mandela acts as a reminder to world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge of what he is trying to achieve as part of the INEOS1:59 Challenge; in that this is not just about himself, but it is about inspiring others and instilling in people a belief that nothing is impossible.
In this article courtesy INEOS159 Kipchoge reflects on both his physical a
Celebrating its 3rdanniversary on Sunday 13 October 2019, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will boast a whopping prize purse of R250 000.
The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN is the last of three mass participation road running events that make up the FNB Run Your City Series. The 2019 series kicked off in Cape Town in May with the 5th annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. Joburg will host the 4thannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24