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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon opening international doors

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.


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Cape Town, 11 July 2017 – Already having made a significant difference in the lives of elite and amateur runners alike, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will utilise its new top-flight status to continue opening doors for participants of the annual 42.2km race when it is held on 17 September 2017. Establishing its place among the continent’s most iconic races, ...

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Sketchy Bongo set to command the stage at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Cape Town

Sketchy Bongo, one of SA’s most prominent music producers and DJs, will join in on the Women’s Day celebrations in Cape Town on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 (National Women’s Day) where he will perform for thousands of runners and walkers (consisting of mothers, sisters, daughters and aunts) at the annual Totalsports Women’s Race.  Photo Credit:  Sketchy Bongo

Sketchy Bongo, one of SA’s most prominent music producers and DJs, will join in on the Women’s Day celebrations in Cape Town on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 (National Women’s Day) where he will perform for thousands of runners and walkers (consisting of mothers, sisters, daughters and aunts) at the annual Totalsports Women’s Race. According to Sketchy Bongo, he enjoys creating ...

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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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