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CHEPTEGEI RETURNS TO DEFEND FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN TITLE

11 September 2018

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei will return to Durban on Sunday, 14 October 2018 to defend his title at the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.

In 2017 Cheptegei ran the fastest time ever on South African soil over the 10km, clocking 27:28 to break the previous all-comers record of 27:55 set by Kenya’s Andrew Limo in Port Elizabeth in 2009. Cheptegei made the decisive break in 2


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IN FORM XABA OUT TO DEFEND FNB JOBURG 10K CITYRUN TITLE

06 September 2018

An in form Glenrose Xaba is looking to keep her winning streak of 2018 going as she prepares to defend her FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN title on National Heritage Day (Monday, 24 September).
 
Xaba started the season with an emphatic statement, clocking a massive personal best over the 10 000m at the Gauteng North Provincial Championships on 24 February this year, covering the 25 laps in 32:59.05. On


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DEFENDING CHAMP MOSIAKO SET TO TAKE ON COURSE RECORD HOLDER, NKHASI IN FNB JOBURG 10K CITYRUN

04 September 2018

Defending champion, Thabang Mosiako will take on the course record holder, Namakoe Nkhasi in the 2018 version of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Monday, 24 September (National Heritage Day).

Nkhasi blew away the favourites in the inaugural race in 2016, showing the likes of Stephen Mokoka, Elroy Gelant and Sibusiso Nzima a clean pair of heals, scorching to a winning time of 29:48 on a course that tak


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LEADING PERFORMING ARTS GROUPS SPEARHEAD ROUTE ENTERTAINMENT AT FNB DURBAN 10K CITYSURFRUN

03 September 2018

The streets of Durban will be buzzing with music and dance on Sunday, 14 October 2018 when the City’s leading performing arts groups gather to entertain (and motivate) thousands of runners as they take on the 2nd annual  FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.
 
Performing arts groups to look out for on route will include the:  Durban Girls' High Majorettes, Durban Regiment P


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IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN

23 August 2018

The weather is getting warmer, which shows it is nearly time for one of Johannesburg’s iconic events, the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge and 5km Fun Run, which will be run at 8am on Sunday October 7 at Marks Park in Emmarentia.
 
The race has grown over its 27-year history from a small group of a couple of thousand runners to more than 16 000 this year.
 
The move to


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CELEBRATE THE CHANGE OF SEASON WITH FALKE TRAIL RUN SERIES

17 August 2018

Uncover some of the most magnificent views and single tracks during the remainder of the 2018 FALKE Trail Run Series in association with Dirtopia and the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy (GSC).
 
The GSC covers over 4000Ha with precious fragments of critically endangered Swartland Shale Renosterveld and Mountain Fynbos. Celebrate the beauty of spring at the FALKE Change of Season Trail Run at Uit


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#BEATBOLT AT THE FNB JOBURG 10K CITYRUN

14 August 2018

A highlight at the 2017 event, the exciting #ForeverFaster PUMA ‘Beat Bolt’ sprint will be the source of much excitement and #FastTimes at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Monday, 24 September 2018 (Heritage Day).
“The PUMA Beat Bolt sprint has been a hit at the FNB Run Your City Series:  FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN, FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN,” says Brett B


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MARATHON RACES CHANGING THE GAME FOR SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTH

13 August 2018

Creating long-term opportunities through sustainability, the blossoming list of internationally recognised marathons around the country are making major contributions to multiple South African industries, and it is fitting that International Youth Day was celebrated in the build-up to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.
 
The annual day of recognition for youth around the world was celebrated yester


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XABA, JONES SPEARHEAD TOTALSPORTS WOMEN'S RACE CELEBRATION IN JOBURG AND CAPE TOWN

06 August 2018

Glenrose Xaba and Tish Jones will take on their second Totalsports Women’s Race of 2018 on Thursday (9 August, (National Women’s Day) in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively.
 
Xaba made her Totalsports Women’s Race Durban debut at the end of July this year where she secured gold in an impressive time of 33 minutes 41 seconds.  “I really enjoyed the Durban race,


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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON TO WELCOME A WORLD-CLASS ELITE-ATHLETE LINE-UP

01 August 2018

With 50 days to go to Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status road race, entries to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon are pouring in as runners from South Africa and around the globe prepare for the springtime event. Last year over 20 000 participants from all over the world ran the various courses, with the marathon itself hosting a field of just over 10 000 entrants, cementing its position among the continent&rs

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