Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Running

Kenyans on top in Cape Town but Elroy makes it a Red Letter Day...

Kenya reigned supreme at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K this morning (Sunday 12 May), but new star Vincent Langat had his work cut out before getting the better of South Africa’s rejuvenated running machine, Elroy Gelant. Twelve...

It’s a red letter day as running’s elite and Cape Town’s city runners prepare...

Two years ago Stillwater Sports CEO Michael Meyer spoke of his vision of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY 10km series becoming the best road running series in the world.  Sunday’s Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10km is likely...

Aynslee wins big at UCT Memorial 10km as champions of the past remember Isavel...

Leading South African track, road and cross-country athlete, Aynslee Minnaar, raced to the sixth-fastest winning time in the history of the UCT Memorial 10km on Sunday (5 May), while Stellenbosch-based Athletes Academy athletes dominated the men’s competition, placing four...

Road runners heading to UCT to remember road running legend

More than a thousand runners are expected to line up at the start of the annual UCT 10km Memorial Race in the University Middle Campus precinct early Sunday morning. The race, now in its 41st edition, remembers past member of...

Mphahlele to set the UWC track alight in big meet tonight

The wind has dropped, anticipation is building and the athletes are ready to deliver their races of the season at the second in the series of the Cape Milers Club and Endurocad Continental Tour Challenger 2024 meetings at the...

Elroy set to join the Paris Party after strong win in Durban

Elroy Gelant’s Olympic dreams flickered more brightly following the 37-year-old South African athlete’s emphatic victory yesterday (Sunday 28 April) at the Durban International Marathon, incorporating the 2024 South African Marathon Championships. Gelant finished just outside the tough qualifying standard of...

Admire Muzopambwa’s UTD win

Zimbabwe-born and Johannesburg-based Admire Muzopambwa raced to the biggest win of his life when he came out on top of the Ultra-trail Drakensberg 100 miler (UTD 160) over the weekend, while Nicolette Griffioen won her second major 100 mile...

Patrick Kipngeno aiming to make it two out of two in China

The Golden Trail World Series stays in Asia following the season’s opening in Japan last weekend, moving to highlands of the western sector of Sichuan for Saturday's race (27 April). Altitude and plenty of it is the name of the...

Steyn and Khonkhobe and significantly increased numbers the plus points from this year’s Two...

This year’s Totalsports Two Oceans Marathon, which took place in Cape Town recently, produced intense road-running competition and delivered one of the best-ever races since the Two Oceans’ inception in 1970. It will be remembered for a once-in-a-generation athlete with...

Road runners to pay tribute to past super-stars at University of Cape Town race

Merrilyn Smith, Isavel Roche-Kelly and Lindsay Weight were all extraordinary athletes who contributed substantially to South Africa’s marathon and ultra-marathon legacy. All three ran for the University of Cape Town and their lives are celebrated each year at the UCT...
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