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Gauntlet thrown down

The second annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will take place this coming Sunday, 15 May 2016.  It is South Africa versus Kenya, Gelant versus Mokoka and Van Zyl vs the Phalula’s in the men’s and women’s race respectively.  Seen here (from left to right):  Stephan Claassen, Provincial Head FNB Business Western Cape, with defending men’s champion Emmanuel Bett (Kenya) and Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  Photo Credit:  Shawn Benjamin

It is South Africa versus Kenya, Gelant versus Mokoka and Van Zyl vs the Phalula’s on Sunday 15 May in the second running of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. Once again the organisors have been able to gather a quality field and expectations are high for not only fast times but a very competitive race again. In 2015 Kenya’s ...

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Major benefits to be reaped from Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon allows local communities and clubs to thrive on the success of the Spring weekend event, taking place from the 17-18 September. The race has grown tremendously and has raised over R700 000 for charities in 2015.

Cape Town, 11th May 2016- While the road running and general sporting fraternity stand to benefit greatly from the 2016 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, local communities and sectors of society are again also expected to receive major boosts through the success of the annual event. As the only standard marathon race in Africa to be awarded IAAF Silver Label status, ...

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Nzima enters the fray

The allure of racing big international names on home soil is becoming more appealing to South Africa’s top middle distance runners such as Rio bound Sibusiso Nzima who is the latest name to be announced by the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN organisers for the May 15 race.  Seen here:  Runner’s at the start of the 2015 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Shawn Benjamin

The allure of racing big international names on home soil is becoming more appealing to South Africa’s top middle distance runners such as Rio bound Sibusiso Nzima who is the latest name to be announced by the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN organisers for the May 15 race. Nzima has had his best year to date, after running a qualifying ...

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Van Zyl targets SA Record

This coming Sunday, 15 May 2016 Irvette van Zyl will have a crack at Elana Meyer’s 12km record at the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Seen here:  Irvette Van Zyl in action.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale

On 16 May in San Francisco in 1999, Elana Meyer was timed at 38 minutes 39 seconds for the 12km. That broke the SA Record of 38:48 set by Colleen de Reuck, in Spokane on 5 May, 1996. On 15 May Irvette van Zyl will have a crack at Meyer’s at the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. The fast ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN welcomes wheelchair athletes

Wheelchair athletes, Chaeli Mycroft and Anita Engelbrecht will be seen in action at the second annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN this coming Sunday, 15 May 2016. 
Seen here:
Back: Brett Glen, James Chevallier, Hilton Murray
Front: Chaeli Mycroft, Anita Engelbrecht
Background: Chaeli’s service dog, Eden

Wheelchair athletes, Chaeli Mycroft and Anita Engelbrecht will be seen in action at the second annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN this coming Sunday, 15 May 2016. “The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN is an awesome event in that it focuses on the simple things – why we run,” says Mycroft. “To me running is special because anybody can do ...

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Jeep team finds inspiration at Wings For Life World run

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GAUTENG, PRETORIA – 10th MAY 2016 – On Sunday, 8th May, Jeep Team’s OCR athletes – Thomas van Tonder, Jay Jay Deysel, Joshua Masudi, Hlubi Mboya and Carina Marx, joined forces to run for those who can’t in the 2016 Wings for Life World Run, where 100% of race proceeds go towards research into finding a cure for spinal cord injury. Wings for Life World Run ...

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World Best under threat

The prospect of seeing Stephen Mokoka and Elroy Gelant take on Emmanuel Bett, Daniel Salel and Timonthy Toroitich in the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 15 May, is a riveting one. There will however be more at stake than merely making sure that it is a South African on top of the podium – the question of who is South African King of the road will also be answered.  Seen here:  Elroy Gelant, Timonthy Toroitich, Daniel Salel and Emmanuel Bett in action at the 2015 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Thirty-three minutes, 31 seconds is the time to beat on Sunday, 15 May when the likes of Stephen Mokoka and Elroy Gelant take on Emmanuel Bett, Daniel Salel and Timothy Toroitich at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. Thirty-three minutes, 31 seconds is the official World Best time ever recorded over the 12km and was set by Joseph Kimani from ...

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KFM gives away a brand new car

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KFM Breakfast has given away its biggest prize this year, a brand new Opel Astra 1.4 Enjoy Hatch worth over R330 000! As part of our FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN campaign with Reeds, the team called on listeners to share a 12 second video of their hidden talent on Instagram using #KFM12. Over 1 000 entries were received showcasing talents like ...

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