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PHENOMENAL VAN ZYL SMASHES 2ND COURSE RECORD IN TWO DAYS

24 September 2018

SA speedster Irvette van Zyl capped an astonishing two days of racing by smashing another course record, this time at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. Van Zyl’s win of 33:51 this morning comes barely 24 hours after she broke the tape and another record at the Cape Town Marathon’s 10km Peace Run yesterday.

The mom of two, who gave birth to her second son only three months ago, is clearly on a


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RECORD SHATTERING WIN FOR SA'S STEPHEN MOKOKA AT CAPE TOWN MARATHON

23 September 2018

Once again the weather gods smiled on Cape Town as the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon was held in near perfect conditions. And South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka took full advantage of those conditions to destroy arguably the best field yet assembled at Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label Marathon.
 
It was a good day at the office for Mokoka, as he not only won his first marathon on South African


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CAPE TOWN MARATHON 22KM AND 12KM PEACE TRAIL RUN WINNERS

22 September 2018

Givemore Mudzinganyama was chased to the line, but was able to out dip Tranquil Gumbo to win the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 22km PEACE Trail Run in near perfect conditions this morning (22 September 2018).
 
Mudzinganyama was in two minds if he would be in the start line after having recovered from a bout of mumps in the week, but decided to chance his luck, a decision that certainly paid o


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TOP RUNNERS TARGET ASA TITLES AT CAPE TOWN MARATHON

21 September 2018

The country's top long-distance specialists will be in action at the ASA Marathon Championships which is incorporated into the Cape Town Marathon on Sunday.
 
Two-time former South African marathon champ Benedict Moeng will line up among the lead contenders for the national men's crown, targeting a career treble in the colours of Athletics Gauteng North (AGN).
 
He wi


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JOZI CLEANS UP FOR FNB JOBURG 10K CITYRUN

21 September 2018

Jozi residents are invited to partake in a fun ‘Joburg City Clean-Up’ on Saturday, 22 September 2018 in the prelude to the 3rd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN that will take the streets of Joburg by storm on National Heritage Day (Monday, 24 September 2018).
 
The “Joburg City Clean-Up” will start at 08:00 on Saturday, 22 September 2018 with volunteers meeting u


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LONDON MARATHON SETS ANOTHER WORLD RECORD

20 September 2018

The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon raised a record-breaking £63.7 million for charity, setting a new world record for an annual single day charity fundraising event for an incredible twelfth successive year.
 
The new record was an increase of more than £2 million on the previous record total of £61.5 million raised from the 2017 event. It brings the overall sum raised for


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20 000 RUNNERS TO TAKE ON CAPE TOWN MARATHON

18 September 2018

Now in its second consecutive year as the continent’s only IAAF Gold Label-status marathon, Cape Town’s premier spring event will this year welcome in excess of 20 000 participants from across the world. Year-on-year this event continues to attract a growing number of elite, professional and amateur runners, with this year’s marathon, the pinnacle of a weekend-long festival of running, taking pl

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THIS IS PROOF THAT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

16 September 2018

Eliud Kopchoge smashed the marathon world record by clocking a mind-blowing time of 2:01:39 in Berlin. The 33-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute and 20 seconds off the old record, which was set by fellow countryman Dennis Kimetto in Berlin in 2014.. Kimetto then clocked 2:02:57.

Kipchoge leaped into the arms of his couch, Patrick Sang, who waited at the finish line. "It was really hard. I wa


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VAN ZYL DEBUTS AT FNB JOBURG 10K CITYRUN

13 September 2018

Making her event debut the indomitable Irvette van Zyl is ready to give defending champion, Glenrose Xaba a go at the 3rd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.
 
A mere three months after giving birth to her second child, van Zyl is excited to make her FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on debut on Monday, 24 September, and feels positive about her chances of winning.    
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WATCH OUT FOR THE GALLOPING GRANNY AT THE SPAR JOBURG CHALLENGE

12 September 2018

If you are running in the SPAR Women’s Joburg 10km Challenge at Marks Park on Sunday October 7, keep your eyes open for a small woman with fluffy white hair. You will probably see her from the back, because despite being 87 years old, she runs pretty fast.
 
She is Deirdre Larkin, who took up running at the ripe old age of 78 and now holds the world record for the half marathon in her age


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