Running

Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood

World’s Fastest Man and 14 times World & Olympic Gold Medalist Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood ahead of the 15th IAAF World Championships.

Cape Town, South Africa (20 August, 2015) – World’s Fastest Man and 14 times World & Olympic Gold Medalist Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood ahead of the 15th IAAF World Championships. “I’ve been training hard these past few weeks to put myself in the best possible condition to run well and defend my titles over the next week”, ...

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Runners blown away by Spur Trail Series™ finale

Liandi van der Westhuyzen dominating at the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ in Kleinmond. Image by Ewald Sadie

The final race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ was a dramatic affair as approximately 800 runners were challenged with gale force winds as they took on the beautiful trails surrounding Kleinmond. The once-off 23.3km XL course is known as one of the most scenic in the Western Cape but the winners clearly didn’t stop the admire the view ...

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Asics welcomed as presenting sponsor of Africanx Trailrun

Dawid Visser, Promotions & Training Specialist ASICS South Africa, in action at the AfricanX Trailrun earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” Stillwater Sports, the organisers of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun are excited to welcome ASICS as the presenting sponsor of this much anticipated event. “The AfricanX Trailrun will celebrate its 8th anniversary in 2016,”says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “Each year our event ...

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Impi Challenge obstacles add excitement to the sport of trail running

Nicolette Griffioen in action at the AfricanX Trailrun, earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – A trail run with a twist, it’s no secret that the IMPI Challenge has attracted the attention of a number of South Africa’s top trail runners.  The IMPI Challenge Gauteng #2 is no exception, with top trail runner Nicolette Griffioen eagerly awaiting the opportunity to conquer fun and exciting obstacles at the Van Gaalens Cheese ...

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Puma IGNITE XT available in-store today

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Cape Town, South Africa (14 August, 2015) – PUMA’s latest addition to the IGNITE family, the IGNITE XT cross trainer hits local stores today. Engineered to maximize energy and movement during high intensity workouts, the IGNITE XT is worn by the likes of Usain Bolt, Rihanna, Sergio Agüero, the Arsenal Football Club and the Cuban boxing team. Like its forefathers, ...

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Spur Cape Winter Trail Series – Race 03 Taal Monument

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I love Paarl. I always get excited when I take the off-ramp from the N1 and head onto Main Street. A couple of kilometres later, we were parking at the entrance to the Taal Monument and the start of Race 03 in the Winter Trail Series. The 13.5km looped course planned to take us mostly along runnable tightly packed jeep ...

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Puma pushes you to train for faster this Autumn-Winter ’15

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Cape Town, South Africa (11th August, 2015) – PUMA has launched its second major Forever Faster brand campaign through a multi-million euro media investment with a dedicated focus on training. Offering up the question “What are you training for?” the global sports brand challenges individuals and teams to put more energy into training and more positivity back into sport. PUMA’s take ...

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Lebogang Phalula secures a Woman’s Day victory at the Totalsports Woman’s race

PUMA ambassador, Lebogang Phalula celebrated National Women’s Day at the Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown on Sunday, 09 August 2015 where she claimed victory in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in a remarkable time of 33 minutes 22 seconds.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Deon Haak / My Picture

Newtown (Johannesburg) – PUMA ambassador, Lebogang Phalula celebrated National Women’s Day at the Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown on Sunday, 09 August 2015 where she claimed victory in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in a remarkable time of 33 minutes 22 seconds. According to Phalula, it was really nice running at home. “There was a very nice vibe on the day. ...

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Ultra Trail Cape Town partners with Columbia South Africa

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Evolution of anything requires collaboration, innovation and participation. Ultra-trail Cape Town is proud to announce a strategic alliance with apparel partner, Columbia Sportswear. UTCT may only be in its second year, but Columbia Sportswear’s more than 70 years in business should mean they know a thing or two about making great outdoor gear for great athletes, and this partnership brings ...

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