Running

‘The Rock’ 3-Stage Mountain-Bike route unveiled

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The route for Paarl’s biggest mountain-bike stage race has been unveiled and presents a genuinely unequalled off-road journey over some of the finest mountain-bike terrain in the country. “The Rock” Stage Race, in partnership with Paarlberg BMW, takes place over the weekend of 28-30 September 2018 with lots of entertainment and fun activities to cater for mountain-bikers and trail runners ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN boasts an impressive prize purse

FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN by Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to announce that the 2018 event (taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018) will boast a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000.   “We are proud to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN from R212 000 (in 2017) to R250 000 in 2018,” says Michael Meyer, Managing ...

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Youth development was under the spotlight on International Youth Day, 12 August.

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Cape Town, 13 August 2018 – Creating long-term opportunities through sustainability, the blossoming list of internationally recognised marathons around the country are making major contributions to multiple South African industries, and it is fitting that International Youth Day was celebrated in the build-up to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The annual day of recognition for youth around the world was ...

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It’s a golden Women’s Day for Tjoka and Bothma at the Totalsports Women’s Race

Mamorallo Tjoka 10km winner by Tobias Ginsberg

Mamorallo Tjoka and Annie Bothma enjoyed an active approach to National Women’s Day (Thursday, 09 August 2018) by claiming gold in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively.   Mamorallo Tjoka crossed the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown)in an impressive time of 34 minutes 33 seconds.  “I wasn’t able to run as fast as ...

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Paarlberg BMW joins ‘The Rock’ Trail Fest

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Paarlberg BMW have announced their partnership with The Rock Mountain Bike Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place in the bustling Western Cape City of Paarl over the weekend of 28-30 September this year. Paarlberg BMW will be providing all vehicle requirements for the event and will host hospitality areas at the various venues where the festival stops over ...

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2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN Prize Purse announced

Leading Women 2017 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN by David Tarpey

The organisers of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN have announced a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000 for the 3rdannual event that will take place on National Heritage Day, Monday, 24 September 2018.   “We are excited to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN by R38 000 from 2017,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Through the ...

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Durban put on a pedestal at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Durban will be a hub of excitement on Sunday, 14 October 2018 when thousands of runners toe the line ready to  #RunDurbanYourWay at the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.
Seen here:  Excited Durbanites in action at the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN  in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Durban will be a hub of excitement on Sunday, 14 October 2018 when thousands of runners toe the line ready to  #RunDurbanYourWay at the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.   “The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN is the last of three mass participation road running events that make up the FNB Run Your City Series,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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Paarl launches its biggest mountain-bike and trail run festival

The Paarl Valley provides a majestic backdrop for the inaugural edition of The Rock Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place from 28-30 September 2018.

The Rock Mountain Bike Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place in Paarl over the weekend of 28-30 September this year, cuts out all the useless frills which have led to mountain-bike and trail run events becoming unaffordable. “But we know what makes you tick,” says race director Darren Herbst. “In abundance will be super trails, brilliant racing conditions, ...

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Sho Madjozi set to celebrate Women’s Day at the Totalsports Women’s Race JHB

South African rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi will entertain thousands of runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Thursday, 09 August 2018 (National Women’s Day).
Seen here:  Sho Madjozi.  Photo Credit:  Garth Von Glehn

South African rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi will entertain thousands of runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Thursday, 09 August 2018 (National Women’s Day).  “It’s the freedom that I feel while performing that attracts me to this profession,” admits Madjozi.  “My job is to be creative and to make people happy.  I ...

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