Running

Final day for South African Early Bird Entries

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Today is the final day for South African runners to take advantage of the Comrades Early Bird entries for next year’s race. Entries for the 2016 Comrades ‘down-run’ currently stand at over 9100. The entry cap is 20-thousand.    The early bird entry fee of R380 is valid until midnight tonight (30 September 2015). CMA Race Director, Rowyn James has urged ...

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PUMA Trail Run entries now open

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  Entries have opened for the 2016 PUMA Trail Run series that will start in Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Sunday, 24 January 2016, before debuting in Port Elizabeth the following weekend (Sunday, 31 January 2016) and culminating in Grabouw (Western Cape) on Sunday, 21 February 2016. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the ...

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CDF Dudley Trail Run hosted by Cape Multi Sport Club

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CDF Dudley Trail Run hosted by Cape Multi Sport Club in aid of Cancer: 26 Sept 2015 at D’aria Distances: 5km and 12km Sponsors: CDF armed response http://www.cdfsecurity.co.za/ Radio2Radio http://www.radio2radio.co.za/ Photographer: Chris Hitchcock Announcer / MC: Sean Falkner Entries on 25 Sept or on the day; or online at http://www.entries.energyevents.co.za/bookings.php?eventid=1351&&formid=310

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Final week for South African Early Bird Entries

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Next year’s Comrades Marathon ‘down-run’ has netted over a third of its 20-thousand entry tally in the first three weeks of its entry process. With one week to go before the close of early bird entries exclusive to South African athletes, the Comrades Marathon Association has urged runners to be proactive and take advantage of the reduced entry fee. The ...

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Surprising local athlete performances at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Shadrack Kemboi from Kenya proved to be the strongest athlete on the day, despite local weather conditions, winning the second edition of the relaunched Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, which took place today.

Cape Town, 20 September 2015 – Shadrack Kemboi from Kenya proved to be the strongest athlete on the day, despite local weather conditions, winning the second edition of the relaunched Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, which took place today. But the South Africans were hot on his trail, with Lungile Gongqa finishing second and Michael Mazibuko finishing third. Isabella Ochichi from Kenya earned a ...

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Kaptein and Phalula win 10km Peace Run

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Cape Town, 20 September 2015 – William Kaptein and Lebo Dinah Phalula outclassed a quality field to win the men’s and women’s titles in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Peace 10km run/walk this morning. While the endurance stars were battling it out for the 42km title, the speedsters showed their class in a highly competitive race over the shorter distance. Kaptein charged ...

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Media Release: Two weeks left for South African Early Bird Entries

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The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that more than 6500 entries have already been received since the 2016 Comrades Marathon entry process opened on 1 September 2015. Please visit www.comrades.com to view the rising entry barometer. CMA Race Director, Rowyn James has reminded all South African athletes that there are only two weeks remaining before the special early bird ...

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Bennie Roux makes his mark at Wildcoast Wildrun®

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The Wildcoast Wildrun® RACE ended with a bang on Tuesday as Bennie Roux smashed the day 3 record and the rest of the field was wrapped in a race against time as inclement weather moved in. The Pretoria-based Roux had made it clear from the start that he was at the Wildrun® to break records and after two tough first ...

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