Monday, February 26, 2024

Running

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...

Raydon’s Bay to Bay win sets him on target for a strong 2024 season...

Twenty-nine-year-old Tymebank Langa athlete, Raydon Balie, regained his Bay to Bay 30km title over the weekend (Sunday 21 January) with a convincing victory over the traditional out and back race between Cape Town’s coastal suburbs of Camps Bay and...

Project Noordhoeked’s William Chirwa exciting new trail running talent

Fifteen minutes into our Long Beach walk from the Noordhoek Car Park, our guide suddenly recalls he had forgotten to collect and hand out fabric bags for us to collect plastics littering the beach. “No problem,” says our guide. “You...

African marathon triumph in Valencia

Thirty-two-year-old Ethiopian Sisay Lemma moved up a notch or two in world marathoning with an emphatic victory at the Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Marathon in ideal conditions in the Spanish port city this morning, becoming the fourth fastest marathoner of...

Otter African Trail Run earns prestigious SANParks award

The Otter African Trail Run has walked off with a prestigious ‘Kudu Award’ at the annual South African National Parks awards ceremony in Johannesburg this week, with the Tsitsikamma Section of the Garden Route National Park, through which the...

Hot performances at Ultra Trail Cape Town as world-class trail running lights up Table...

By Stephen Granger The thermometer soared over 30 degrees as the racing heated up on the final day of the 9th RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town yesterday (Sunday 26 November), delivering one of the performances of the competition during the ‘Table...

Simpson and McCann shine brightly in the Ultra-trail Cape Town 55km

Robbie Simpson and Toni McCann took the honours on Day One of the RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town this morning (Friday 24 November), racing clear of their rivals in the 55km ‘Peninsula Traverse’ which took place on Cape Town’s trails,...

Running great Mary Keitany empowers young women to Achieve in Stellenbosch

They are small of stature but gigantic in spirit and delivery and they’re making massive footprints in Africa, changing the lives of young women. Four former female running greats from Africa are ploughing back what they gained from the...

Ethiopia to the fore in celebration of African marathon magic at the Sanlam Cape...

Ethiopian Adane Kebede Gebre won the 2023 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in 2 hrs 11 min 25 sec in one of the closest finishes in the history of the race, with South African hero, Stephen Mokoka, narrowly failing to...

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in line to become the seventh Abbott’s Marathon Major as...

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon remains on course for Abbott World Marathon Majors membership in 2025 as 18 000 participants prepare to toe the start line at dawn tomorrow (15 October 2023), significantly up on last year's race. Excitement levels...
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