Running

Origin Of Trails Trail Run set to enhance any training regime

Chantel Nienaber by Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch based personal trainer, running coach and formidable trail runner, Chantel Nienaber is keeping things interesting by adding the Origin Of Trails Trail Run to the training schedule of her client base.   “I love being out in nature,” admits Nienaber.  “It allows me to feel wild and free.  The Origin Of Trails Trail Run will take place on the ...

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Puma announces School of Speed 2019 dates

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Exciting news for aspiring track athletes is the announcement of the dates for the PUMA School of Speed 2019 to be hosted at five venues across South Africa with the first meet at Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch on 26 January 2019.   Entries are now open at https://schoolofspeed.comwith the four additional meets to be hosted at Ruimsig Athletics Stadium in Johannesburg on ...

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Trail runners in for a treat at Origin Of Trails Trail Run

Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot in action in Stellenbosch during the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail Running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the action at South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience by taking on the Origin Of Trails Trail Run on Sunday, 25 November 2018.   “Stellenbosch is a mountain biker and trail runner’s dream location both for training and racing,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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Records tumble at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Joshua Cheptegei photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Perfect weather conditions, a fast route and a deep field resulted in a plethora of records tumbling at the 2ndannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course record and with that the Ugandan Record and the SA All Comers record on the day.  Swiss sensation, Julien Wanders broke both the Swiss National ...

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Glencairn Trail Run

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The Glencairn Trail Run took place on Glencairn Farm in the Underberg area of Kwa-Zulu Natal over the weekend of 12-14 October, and despite rainy conditions on the first day, runners enjoyed the southern Drakensberg trails, a weekend away camping, and for some, a party with live entertainment on the Saturday night.   Underberg local Phillip Shezi took the Men’s ...

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In-form Wanders seeking sub 28 at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here (far right):  Julien Wanders in action at the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Breaking 28 minutes over 10km is the target for 22-year-old Swiss National Record Holder, Julien Wanders, as he returns to Durban on Sunday, 14 October 2018 for that onslaught at the 2ndrunning of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. Wanders was third across the line at the inaugural event in 2017 with a new personal best of 28:13, then a Swiss ...

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Water usage at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon a shining example of sustainable eventing

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Cape Town’s environment proved one of the big winners in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, with the use of single-use plastics significantly reduced and no municipal water used. Water dispensed from Bluewater Africa’s mobile water stations saved the use of plastics equivalent to that of 13 000 water sachets or 2600 standard water bottles.   The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon ...

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Ande, van Zyl smash course record at FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Irvette van Zyl by Tobias Ginsberg

Eritrean Filmon Ande led the top three men at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN to under the course record on Monday, 24 September 2018, while Irvette van Zyl capped an astonishing two days of racing by smashing the previous course record by almost 2 minutes, leading the top four women under the previous course record. The men’s race started at ...

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Commonwealth 10 000m Champion eyes FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN win

Stella Chesang and Jackline Chepngeno in action at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Chesang finished 2nd behind Chepngeno on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Uganda’s Stella Chesang, the 2018 Commonwealth Games 10 000m champion will return to South Africa on Sunday,  14 October to take on country woman and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN defending champion, Mercyline Chelangat. Chesang complained of fatigue when she ran the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN in May earlier this year, where she finished 3rd.  However, the 21-year-old is shaping ...

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Leading performing arts groups spearhead route entertainment at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Amabhubesi Zulu Dancers at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN by Rogan Ward

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 2ndannual  FNB Durban 10KCITYSURFRUN.   Performing arts groups to look out for on route will include the:  Durban Girls’ High Majorettes, Durban Regiment Pipe ...

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