Road

Drum Café ready to shine at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Drum Café Cape Town will be seen in action for the 4th consecutive year entertaining entrants (and spectators) on- route at the Cape’s premier 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019.  Founded in 1997, Drum Café consists of drummers, marimba players, dancers and singers all performing with traditional African instruments and style.  Photo Credit:  Drum Café

Drum Café Cape Town will be seen in action for the 4th consecutive year entertaining entrants (and spectators) on- route at the Cape’s premier 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019.   Founded in 1997, Drum Café consists of drummers, marimba players, dancers and singers all performing with traditional African instruments and style.   ...

Read More »

Growing international interest in Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

C_2049

Cape Town, 27 March 2019 – Organisers of Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status multi-award-winning city marathon aim to increase international participation to at least 15% this year. Over eighty countries participated in last year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, representing 10% of the marathon entrants. Southern African Development Community (SADC) states, Northern and Western Europe, Asia and North American countries were ...

Read More »

Prize Purse announced for 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will boast an impressive overall prize purse of R250 000 in 2019, with the open men’s and women’s winners each taking home a whopping R30 000 on the day.  Prize money has been allocated to the top 10 finishers in the Open Category, with the runner- up in the Open Men’s and Women’s races taking home R17 000 each and the final spot on the podium securing R13 000.  Juniors, Veterans, Masters, Grand Master as well as the 70+ age groupers will earn prize money from 1st to 3rd place.  Seen here:  Elite Men’s runners in action during the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will boast an impressive overall prize purse of R250 000 in 2019, with the open men’s and women’s winners each taking home a whopping R30 000 on the day.   “Celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2019, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN has established itself as a ‘proudly South African, proudly Cape Town’ must do road ...

Read More »

Runners enable Die Burger Kinderfonds to enrich lives at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Die-Burger-Kinderfonds-LOGO

A proud charity of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN since the event’s inception in 2015, Die Burger Kinderfonds received a welcome donation of R9 045 in 2018 thanks to runner support.    Started in 1957, Die Burger Kinderfondsis a non-profit organisation that aims to assist with the educational needs of less fortunate children and developing the youth’s leadership skills. “Youth development ...

Read More »

SPCA cherishes runner support at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Tara Hoffman, Cape of Good Hope SPCA Animal Care Assistant.  Photo Credit:  Tamed and Framed

A proud charity of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the Cape of Good Hope SPCA has enjoyed tremendous support from event entrants with an impressive total of R67 530 donated to the cause after the 2018 event.   “We are thankful to each and every runner that showed their support by choosing to make a donation towards the Cape of ...

Read More »

FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN welcomes IAAF bronze label status

The leading men’s field in action at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

South Africa’s most loved 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN has been awarded the Bronze Label-status by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).   “We are thrilledto receive this fantastic accolade,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Our vision has always been to host a world class event on South African soil.  Since its inception ...

Read More »

Knysna Cycle Tour and Forest Marathon on track for next year!

Left to right: Elwin Thompson, Clive Wilkinson and Andrew Finn (Knysna Rotary) and Wayne Kidd (President Knysna Marathon Club).

Organisers of the 2019 Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour and the Knysna Forest Marathon have confirmed that plans for next year’s events are on track. The Cycle Tour will take place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June, and the Forest Marathon will be on Saturday 29 June. as part of the annual Knysna Oyster Festival. The events are the iconic ...

Read More »

Records tumble at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Joshua Cheptegei photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Perfect weather conditions, a fast route and a deep field resulted in a plethora of records tumbling at the 2ndannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course record and with that the Ugandan Record and the SA All Comers record on the day.  Swiss sensation, Julien Wanders broke both the Swiss National ...

Read More »

In-form Wanders seeking sub 28 at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here (far right):  Julien Wanders in action at the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Breaking 28 minutes over 10km is the target for 22-year-old Swiss National Record Holder, Julien Wanders, as he returns to Durban on Sunday, 14 October 2018 for that onslaught at the 2ndrunning of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. Wanders was third across the line at the inaugural event in 2017 with a new personal best of 28:13, then a Swiss ...

Read More »

Water usage at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon a shining example of sustainable eventing

2_220918_SCTM_Bluewater[1]

Cape Town’s environment proved one of the big winners in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, with the use of single-use plastics significantly reduced and no municipal water used. Water dispensed from Bluewater Africa’s mobile water stations saved the use of plastics equivalent to that of 13 000 water sachets or 2600 standard water bottles.   The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon ...

Read More »