Sunday, February 5, 2023

Running

Simon stars in Southern Drakensberg at the K-Way Skyrun

By Kelly Burke and Stephen Granger Despite a slippery, overgrown course from heavy rainfalls in the area, Simon Tshabalala, showed once again why he is one of the leading mountain runners in South Africa, by taking the 100km 2022 K-Way...

Celebration of post-COVID running through the Constantia Winelands

Siviwe Nkombi and Emily Djock took honours at the annual K-Way VOB Grape Run Half Marathon, run through a network of Constantia Valley Wine Estates this morning in a celebration of running’s return from the impact of the COVID...

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...

Ethiopians favoured for rich pickings at SPAR Grand Prix Series Final in Cape Town

Many of the continent’s leading female distance athletes will be in action at the climax of the 2022 Women’s 10km SPAR Grand Prix circuit in Green Point, Cape Town tomorrow morning (Sunday 23 October). Cape Town has hosted a number of...

Two Oceans Marathon look to return to the glory years

Confirmation that the Totalsports Two Oceans Marathon will move from their traditional Easter Weekend was a significant point of discussion at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting at a Cape Town hotel yesterday evening when it was confirmed that entries...

Kane Reilly races to record-breaking win at Cape Town Trail Marathon

Kane Reilly turned the tables on long-time rival, Johardt van Heerden, racing to a record-breaking victory at the Cape Town Trail Marathon by Ryan Sandes, while Landie Greyling took the women’s title after a race-long battle with close rival...

Can Mokoka make it three in a row at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon?

A new route filled with icons and opportunities, the return of the masses, serious wheel-chair speed racing, a local action hero, party fun and entertainment and the excitement of the first year of Abbott Marathon Major candidacy – those...

Mountain runners to fly high in first Vertical Kilometre challenge

Running-related competitions, whether on track, road, cross-country or trail, typically take place over distances measured horizontally on the earth’s surface.  The commencement today (Thursday 13 October) of Sanlam Cape Town Marathon’s weekend of running, however, sees a footrace measured...

Ferdinand Omanyala, sprint king

Kenyans are known for their dominance in middle and long-distance races around the world. Eliud Kipchoge and Faith Kipyegon have not disappointed in the marathon, but Ferdinand Omanyala, the recently-crowned Commonwealth 100 metres champ, has re-opened the country's sprints...

Kanyimo upsets Tshabalala in the Witteberg Mountains

by SPNA / Kelly Burke Perfect weather conditions made for an exciting race at the 2022 K-Way SA 4 Peaks 24km Mountain Challenge over the weekend (Saturday 17 Sept), with fast-improving in-form Johannesburg athlete, Collin Kanyimo, taking line honours in...