Running

Hoka running shoe founder completes South African connection

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HOKA ONE ONE, the world’s fastest growing premium running shoe brand, made its long-awaited official launch into South Africa at the end of July. But it was more than just a launch, it was also a spiritual journey for Hoka co-founder, Nicolas Mermoud. The Frenchman, who in 2009 co-founded the brand with compatriot, Jean-Luc Diard, completed two very strong connections ...

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Cellar2Cellar, Slanghoek and Jailbreak are three must-attend sporting events happening this summer

Iqela Events is proud to once again be hosting some fantastic sporting events in the spectacular Western Cape winelands and surrounds. The Cellar2Cellar Trail Run and Wine Experience on 3 September takes place in Stellenbosch, while the Slanghoek and Jailbreak triathlons are similarly much-anticipated events on the province’s sporting calendar.

Cape Town, 23 August 2016 – Iqela Events is proud to once again be hosting some fantastic sporting events in the spectacular Western Cape winelands and surrounds. The Cellar2Cellar Trail Run and Wine Experience on 3 September takes place in Stellenbosch, while the Slanghoek and Jailbreak triathlons are similarly much-anticipated events on the province’s sporting calendar. “The Cellar2Cellar Trail Run offers ...

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30 DAY COUNTDOWN AS CAPE TOWN GOES FOR GOLD

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Cape Town, 18 August 2016 – Having cemented its place as one of the most popular and prestigious marathons on the African continent, considered the ‘home’ of global distance running, organisers have confirmed another world-class international line-up for the annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The weekend road running festival will again be highlighted by the 42.2km contest in the Mother City ...

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Fast pace guaranteed at Cell C Day Of Races Elite Race

The Cell C Day Of Races powered by Reebok will debut at the Roosevelt High School Sports Grounds on Sunday, 28 August 2016.  The theme of the event is ‘find your fit’.  Entrants can choose between five exciting start waves:   1. pretty fit, 2. pace makers (50 years+), 3. sole mates (pairs), 4. young, fast & free and 5. anything goes.  The 6th and final wave, the elite race, has attracted the attention of a multitude of elite runners including the likes of Lebo and Lebogang Phalula, Precious Mashele, Xolisa Tyali, Gladwin Mzazi and Lucky Mohale to name just a few.

The Cell C Day Of Races powered by Reebok will debut at the Roosevelt High School Sports Grounds on Sunday, 28 August 2016. The theme of the event is ‘find your fit’. Entrants can choose between five exciting start waves:   1. pretty fit, 2. pace makers (50 years+), 3. sole mates (pairs), 4. young, fast & free and 5. anything ...

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Totalsports partners with the Cell C Day Of Races

Leading sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports is excited to welcome Totalsports as the retail partner of the Cell C Day Of Races powered by Reebok.

Leading sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports is excited to welcome Totalsports as the retail partner of the Cell C Day Of Races powered by Reebok. According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, Totalsports has been on the forefront of some great sporting events in South Africa. “The Cell C Day Of Races is a new and exciting format ...

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Endurocad announces 2016 long-distance-running Olympic squad

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Stellenbosch, 21 July 2016 – Endurocad, the Stellenbosch-based non-profit organisation that provides sports-management solutions for aspiring endurance athletes, is proud to announce that three of its athletes will be participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Chistene Kalmer, Dominique Scott and Marie Rabie will be competing in the marathon, the 10 000m and triathlon respectively. “Training for the Olympic Games requires huge ...

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FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN teams up with the Zonkizizwe Athletics Club

The organisers of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN together with the Zonkizizwe Athletics Club are looking forward to taking the golden city by storm on Saturday, 24 September 2016 (National Heritage Day).

The organisers of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN together with the Zonkizizwe Athletics Club are looking forward to taking the golden city by storm on Saturday, 24 September 2016 (National Heritage Day). “Stillwater Sports has a longstanding relationship with the Zonkizizwe Athletics Club,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “We value their expertise in the field of road ...

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Totalsports Women’s Race highlights Joburg’s iconic landmarks

Lebo and Lebogang Phalula in action at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban in 2015.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The streets of Joburg will be bustling with activity on Tuesday, 09 August (National Women’s Day) with thousands of runners toeing the line to partake in the much anticipated Totalsports Women’s Race in support of PinkDrive. “Entrants can expect an exciting on route experience,” says Hendrico Burger, Totalsports Women’s Race Technical Manager. “The Johannesburg route is slightly more challenging than ...

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