World’s First Insurance Policy for Athletes Launched by MiWayLife


The business of sports in South Africa continues to thrive, with growing numbers of ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes investing time and money into disciplines such as running, road cycling and mountain biking. Insurer MiWayLife estimated that South Africa has around 200,000 cyclists, 750 000 runners and 15 000 triathletes – and it has developed a bespoke solution catering to ...

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Totalsports Women’s Race Prize Purse announced

Seen here (from left to right):  Ziontle Xiniwe and Tanith Maxwell in action at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Cape Town in 2016.  Photo Credit:  Ewald Sadie

The organisers of the Totalsports Women’s Race are excited to announce that the 2017 events (Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town) will boast an impressive combined prize purse of R123 600. “The Totalsports Women’s Race is one of South Africa’s largest Women’s Day celebrations,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The events will see Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town runners ...

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Durban welcomes FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN are excited to launch the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (taking place on Sunday, 08 October 2017) as part of the ‘Run Your City’ series.  The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will highlight the true beauty of Durban, while granting entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city.  In addition to exciting on-route entertainment and vibrant event atmosphere, entrants can look forward to exploring iconic landmarks including:  the Moses Mabhida Stadium, People’s Park, Old Fort, Juma Mosque, Durban Maritime Museum, City Hall, Human Rights Memorial Hall and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry to mention just a few.   Seen here at the official launch function in Durban (from left to right):  Michael Meyer (Managing Director of Stillwater Sports), Howard Arrand (Provincial Head of FNB Business in KwaZulu-Natal) and Brett Bellinger (Marketing Director PUMA South Africa).  Photo Credit:  Rogan Ward

Durban – Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN are excited to launch the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (taking place on Sunday, 08 October 2017) as part of the ‘Run Your City’ series. “With the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN currently in its 3rd year and the FNB Joburg 10K ...

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Maserati BIG5 Challenge – The opposite of ordinary


BIG5 Challenge and Maserati have joined forces to offer the Ultimate Multisport Challenge in Knysna from 7 to 16 July. Aimed at athletes who push the limits through challenges that question the status quo, the BIG5 Challenge has found the ultimate partner in Maserati, an iconic brand renowned for Italian design, performance and craftsmanship. With the launch of their first ...

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Challenge your captains

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Cape Town, 20 June 2017 – Many of South Africa’s most renowned sports personalities, including Olympic Silver Medalist Elana van Zyl Meyer, World Cup Captains Francois Pienaar and John Smit have challenged the captains of other sporting codes to run the popular Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on 17 September 2017. Having received the prestigious Gold Label recognition from the International ...

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Iconic city marathon asks participants to RunGreen

Awarded IAAF Gold Label status earlier this year, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is an exhilarating festival of running that brings together runners, elite athletes, social joggers and surrounding communities to enjoy a Spring weekend of running through Africa’s spectacularly beautiful Mother City.

Cape Town, 08 June 2017 – The annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is more than just a race. As Africa’s must-run iconic city marathon and a certified carbon-neutral event, it encourages all participants to get involved in its Run4Change legacy programme by taking the pledge to ‘RunGreen’.  This weekend festival of running, which takes place between 14 and 17 September this year, ...

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Monster Mountain to Feature in 2018 Tankwa Trail

Happy trail runners abound at the Tankwa Trail. Photo by

Entries to the 2018 Tankwa Trail, three day trail running stage race which takes place from the 15th to the 18th of February next year, open on Wednesday the 7th of June at 12:00. But perhaps more importantly the route for the event has been revealed too, and after two years of shying away from the biggest mountain in the ...

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Durbanites prepare to run for life at the Totalsports Women’s Race


The streets of Durban will be teaming with runners wearing pink event t-shirts (compliments of Nike) and ‘running for life’ in support of PinkDrive at the annual Totalsports Women’s Race on Sunday, 16 July 2017. “The Totalsports Women’s Race is a fun and healthy way in which to get our message across that early detection saves lives,” says Janice Benecke, ...

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Maxirace is coming to South Africa

Pic Credit – Bruce Viaene – Pic is of Christiaan Greyling at the 2016 SkyRun which he won.

International trail running race brand, MaXiRace, will be coming to the African continent with a week-long festival of trail running that will take place in the iconic Stellenbosch area of the Cape in the first week of May 2018. “We are very excited to announce that we are partnering with MaXiRace World to bring a festival of trail running to ...

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Celebrating the Spirit of the Dryland Traverse

Even the route marshals get into the party spirit at the Dryland Traverse. Photo by

The Dryland Traverse trail running stage race may be dubbed an “Adventure Trail Run” and it certainly is, but the true differentiator between the Dryland Traverse and other events is the amazing spirit which prevails in the race village. Starting with registration on Thursday and continuing through until everyone departs after prize giving on Sunday a unique festival atmosphere envelops ...

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