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Tadu Nare races to SPAR Grand Prix 10km riches in Cape Town

Small of stature but a giant at heart, Tadu Teshome Nare, raced to an emphatic victory at the 2022 SPAR Grand Prix 10km race at Green Point in Cape Town this morning (Sunday 23 October) to seal her top...

Kenyans race to victory in top-class Cape Town road race

Twenty-six year old Kenyan, Victor Kipruto, and his compatriot, Veronica Loleo, one year his junior, ran like the wind to win this weekend’s Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10km (Sunday 14 May) in life-time bests for the distance. A...

Elhousine strikes gold in Italy

Thirty-one-year-old Moroccan trail athlete, Elhousine Elazzaoui (Pini Mountain Racing), raced to his first Golden Trail World Series win with an emphatic victory in the lung-busting DoloMyths 22km Trail Race in Italy over the weekend (Saturday 15 July). Elazzaoui chose one...

Big shots in running for podium places at the 29th Gun Run

It's showtime for the 2023 OUTsurance Gun Run with 15 000 runners, walkers and dogs making their final preparations for the 29th edition of Cape Town’s popular weekend running festival. Starting out in 1993, the event has flourished and expanded over...

It’s a long way from Ceres to Flagstaff for South African super-star athlete

Adriaan Wildschutt, 25, has come a long way since his early days in the farming community at the Western Cape town of Ceres, but he has his feet firmly on the ground as the multiple track record-breaker sets his...

World class road-racing at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10km

by Stephen Granger Bridesmaids in Cape Town last month, Kenyans Isaac Kipkemboi and Jesca Chelangat were the stars of the show in Durban this morning (Sunday 10 July), as they swept to impressive victories in the Absa RUN YOUR CITY...

Putting their best feet forward…Two Oceans Marathon time

Seen and heard at the Totalsports Two Oceans Marathon Elite Athletes' Press Conference at a City hotel on the eve of the marathon...

Siboniso fired up for Gun Run Trail success

The cover has been blown on one of the best kept secrets in trail running - the OUTsurance Gun Run Trail Run.  Elites and trail enthusiasts alike have signed up for the second event at this year’s Gun Run...

Top of the Table for Kane and Bianca at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon...

Cape Town athletes, Kane Reilly and Bianca Tarboton, were crowned Table Mountain royalty at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Vertical Challenge this evening (Thursday 12 October), the event opener of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon (SCTM)weekend festival of running, which...

All set for historic Sanlam CapeTown Marathon, live on spnafrica.com

The 2020 Sanlam Virtual Cape Town Marathon gets underway on Sunday morning in extraordinary circumstances which no-one could have envisaged when Kenyan Edwin Koech crossed the finish line to win last year’s race to the cheers and applause thousands. The...
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