Running

Nkhasi back to defend FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN Title

Namakoe Nkhasi claiming gold at the inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN in 2016 in an impressive time of 29:48.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Johannesburg – Namakoe Nkhasi is hoping for a successful title defence at the 2nd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24 September 2017 (National Heritage Day). While everyone expected the 2016 race to be between SA 10km Record Holder Stephen Mokoka and SA 5000m Record Holder, Elroy Gelant, with Sibusiso Nzima a possible spoiler, it was the quiet spoken ...

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World Championship Silver Medallist and SA Record Holder headline FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Joshua Cheptegei, the 2017 World Championship 10 000m Silver Medallist and Steven Mokoka, the SA 10km Record Holder are the headline act in the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYRSURFRUN on Sunday, 08 October 2017.   The announcement made on Tuesday, 05 September confirms the organiser’s desire to make this race the fastest 10km in the World this year (2017).  Currently the best time set in 2017 is 27:18 behind Bernard Kimeli of Kenya.  Seen here:  South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka in action at the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN (sister event of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN).  Mokoka claimed gold over 12km in the Mother City in an impressive time of 33 minutes 34 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Joshua Cheptegei, the 2017 World Championship 10 000m Silver Medallist and Steven Mokoka, the SA 10km Record Holder are the headline act in the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYRSURFRUN on Sunday, 08 October 2017. The announcement made on Tuesday, 05 September confirms the organiser’s desire to make this race the fastest 10km in the World this year (2017). Currently the best ...

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THULE enables active parenting at City Runs

Thule Glide is a high performance sports stroller with a lightweight aerodynamic design, allowing you to get the most out of your run on any terrain.

Parents can enjoy the action of both the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN together with their children thanks to THULE, a proud partner of these two major city events. THULE helps to transport valuables safely, easily and in style, enabling sporting and adventure enthusiasts to live an active lifestyle. “As a brand we believe in the ...

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Performing arts groups set for FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN performance

Joburg’s leading performing arts groups will be the source of much excitement on route at the 2nd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24 September 2017.  Seen here:  Runners enjoying the on rout entertainment at the inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN in 2016. Event organisers have announced that the 2017 on route entertainment will be bigger and better.  Dance groups to look out for will include:  Moving into Dance Mophatong (MID), The Field Band Foundation, the Parktown Boys’ High School Band and the Sophiatown Majorettes Club.  Photo Credit:  Abbey Sebatha

Joburg’s leading performing arts groups will be the source of much excitement on route at the 2nd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24 September 2017. Dance groups to look out for will include: Moving into Dance Mophatong (MID), The Field Band Foundation, the Parktown Boys’ High School Band and the Sophiatown Majorettes Club. A premier African dance company ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon host first Aims Conference in South Africa

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Cape Town, 28 August 2017 – The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) will hold its first South African conference during the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon week, on 14 and 15 September. Key stakeholders from around the world will participate in the conference, which will give African and South African road-race organisers, local governments, municipalities and federations the ...

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Monties more than just a mountain run

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In September, serious trail runners will line up yet again for the Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge in the Royal Natal Park in KwaZulu-Natal. One of the country’s must-do trail runs, the popular “Monties” sees participants tackle a grueling climb to the top of the Amphitheatre, reaching the high point at 3 100m above sea level, before heading back ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon ambassadors, Francois Pienaar and Elana Meyer, turned out for a Captain’s Challenge training run in the False Bay Nature Reserve yesterday, leading a group of committed runners and supporters around a scenic 10km route along the shores of Zeekoevlei and around the Strandfontein Birding Area. Pienaar instituted the Captain’s Challenge two months ago, when he signed up to ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon plays vital role on road to health and wellness

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, Africa’s must-run iconic city marathon, has won both local and international praise for its world-class management and social benefits. Through its purposeful Run4Change legacy programme, participants, supporters and the public at large are given the opportunity to better their health, whether it’s through active recreation, physical education, exercise or good nutrition.

Cape Town, 08 August 2017 – The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, Africa’s must-run iconic city marathon, has won both local and international praise for its world-class management and social benefits. Through its purposeful Run4Change legacy programme, participants, supporters and the public at large are given the opportunity to better their health, whether it’s through active recreation, physical education, exercise or ...

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Women unite to #RunForLife in support of PinkDrive

In Cape Town Lebogang Phalula was the lady to beat in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race crossing the finish line first at Grand Parade in an impressive 34 minutes 21 seconds.  Nolene Conrad came in second, while Zintle Xiniwe finished third
Seen here:  Lebogang Phalula claiming gold on the day.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson.

Johannesburg & Cape Town – The streets of Johannesburg and Cape Town were painted pink on National Women’s Day (Wednesday, 09 August 2017) with just over 17 500 eager runners and walkers joining forces to #RunForLife in support of PinkDrive at the 16th annual Totalsports Women’s Race. In Johannesburg, Irvette van Zyl dominated the 10km race claiming gold at the Mary ...

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