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Totalsports Women’s Race Prize Purse announced

Seen here (from left to right):  Ziontle Xiniwe and Tanith Maxwell in action at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Cape Town in 2016.  Photo Credit:  Ewald Sadie

The organisers of the Totalsports Women’s Race are excited to announce that the 2017 events (Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town) will boast an impressive combined prize purse of R123 600. “The Totalsports Women’s Race is one of South Africa’s largest Women’s Day celebrations,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The events will see Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town runners ...

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Durban welcomes FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN are excited to launch the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (taking place on Sunday, 08 October 2017) as part of the ‘Run Your City’ series.  The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will highlight the true beauty of Durban, while granting entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city.  In addition to exciting on-route entertainment and vibrant event atmosphere, entrants can look forward to exploring iconic landmarks including:  the Moses Mabhida Stadium, People’s Park, Old Fort, Juma Mosque, Durban Maritime Museum, City Hall, Human Rights Memorial Hall and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry to mention just a few.   Seen here at the official launch function in Durban (from left to right):  Michael Meyer (Managing Director of Stillwater Sports), Howard Arrand (Provincial Head of FNB Business in KwaZulu-Natal) and Brett Bellinger (Marketing Director PUMA South Africa).  Photo Credit:  Rogan Ward

Durban – Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN are excited to launch the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (taking place on Sunday, 08 October 2017) as part of the ‘Run Your City’ series. “With the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN currently in its 3rd year and the FNB Joburg 10K ...

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Maserati BIG5 Challenge – The opposite of ordinary

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BIG5 Challenge and Maserati have joined forces to offer the Ultimate Multisport Challenge in Knysna from 7 to 16 July. Aimed at athletes who push the limits through challenges that question the status quo, the BIG5 Challenge has found the ultimate partner in Maserati, an iconic brand renowned for Italian design, performance and craftsmanship. With the launch of their first ...

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Challenge your captains

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Cape Town, 20 June 2017 – Many of South Africa’s most renowned sports personalities, including Olympic Silver Medalist Elana van Zyl Meyer, World Cup Captains Francois Pienaar and John Smit have challenged the captains of other sporting codes to run the popular Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on 17 September 2017. Having received the prestigious Gold Label recognition from the International ...

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Iconic city marathon asks participants to RunGreen

Awarded IAAF Gold Label status earlier this year, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is an exhilarating festival of running that brings together runners, elite athletes, social joggers and surrounding communities to enjoy a Spring weekend of running through Africa’s spectacularly beautiful Mother City.

Cape Town, 08 June 2017 – The annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is more than just a race. As Africa’s must-run iconic city marathon and a certified carbon-neutral event, it encourages all participants to get involved in its Run4Change legacy programme by taking the pledge to ‘RunGreen’.  This weekend festival of running, which takes place between 14 and 17 September this year, ...

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Durbanites prepare to run for life at the Totalsports Women’s Race

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The streets of Durban will be teaming with runners wearing pink event t-shirts (compliments of Nike) and ‘running for life’ in support of PinkDrive at the annual Totalsports Women’s Race on Sunday, 16 July 2017. “The Totalsports Women’s Race is a fun and healthy way in which to get our message across that early detection saves lives,” says Janice Benecke, ...

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BIG5 Challenge attracts BIG name elites

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The 8th Annual BIG5 Challenge is fast approaching and the competition for podium spots is heating up with the likes of Bradley Weiss, Davide Del Fante, Dean Hopf and Theo Blignaut fighting it out over five events during the ten days of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival between 7 and 16 July. The ladies’ competition also promises to be ...

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Gachaga smashes World Best at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Kenya’s 22-year-old Morris Gachaga may be softly spoken, but there is nothing wrong with his legs – and did they do some serious talking at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 21 May, when the diminutive runner smashed the previous World Best on a point to point course by four seconds. Gachaga crossed the line in 33:27 eclipsing the 33:31 of Sammy Kitwara run at the Bay to Breakers in May, 2009.  Seen here:  Morris Gachaga claiming gold on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town – Kenya’s 22-year-old Morris Gachaga may be softly spoken, but there is nothing wrong with his legs – and did they do some serious talking at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 21 May, when the diminutive runner smashed the previous World Best on a point to point course by four seconds. Gachaga crossed the ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN welcomes Budget as a partner

The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome Budget Rent a Car as the official car rental partner of the Cape’s premier 12km road run.  Starting at Woodbridge Island (Milnerton) at 09:00, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates the brilliance of Cape Town and its beautiful surrounds.  The route will guide runners along the  coastline through the Harbour, past key city landmarks, including Cape Town Harbour, Grand Parade and the V&A waterfront, before finishing at the Portside building in the heart of Cape Town.  Seen here (from left to right):  Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports with Mike Sema, CSI, Events and Sponsorship Manager Budget Rent a Car, South Africa.   Photo Credit:  Luke Walker

Cape Town – The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome Budget Rent a Car as the official car rental partner of the Cape’s premier 12km road run. “It’s an honour to welcome Budget Rent a Car, a global leader in its field, as a partner of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN,” says Michael ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN set to take the Mother City by storm

A record field of over 13 000 runners will take the Mother City by storm this coming Sunday, 21 May 2017 at the 3rd annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Seen here:  Eager runners at the start of the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN in 2015.  Photo Credit:  Kapstadt.de

Cape Town – A record field of over 13 000 runners will take the Mother City by storm this coming Sunday, 21 May 2017 at the 3rd annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. Starting at Woodbridge Island (Milnerton) at 09:00, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates the brilliance of Cape Town and its beautiful surrounds. The route will guide runners ...

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