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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon awarded IAAF Gold Label Status

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Cape Town, 7 March 2017 – Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers today announced it has been awarded IAAF Gold Label Status. “A first for Africa, and with less than 35 IAAF Gold Label status marathons internationally, this is a huge honour and achievement,” comments race director Janet Welham. Says Yegs Ramiah, Chief Executive of Sanlam Brand, “Three years ago, we ...

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Cell C Day Of Races open entries

Cell C Day Of Races JHB photo credit David Tarpey

Celebrating its 2nd anniversary in 2017, entries are now open for both Cape Town and Johannesburg’s most exhilarating 5km road race, the Cell C Day Of Races powered by Reebok. According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, the event is accessible to runners of all capabilities. “The Cell C Day Of Races promotes the shorter distances, specifically 5km ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN proudly supports two local charities

Celebrating its 3rd anniversary in 2017, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are proud to continue supporting two local charities:  Die Burger Kersfonds and The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA.  When entering online, runners can choose to support either or both the FNB Cape Town ONERUN Charities.  Seen here:  A SPCA supporter with her four-legged companion at the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town (South Africa) – Celebrating its 3rd anniversary in 2017, the organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are proud to continue supporting two local charities: Die Burger Kersfonds and The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA. “We are excited to announce that as a result of the exceptional support received from entrants in 2016, we were able to ...

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Entries open for the iconic FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Entries are open for the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  A bucket list for runners, walkers and overall fun seekers, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates all that is Cape Town – the vibe, the city and the people!  Seen here:  Runners in action during the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town (South Africa) – Entries are open for the 3rd annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. A bucket list for runners, walkers and overall fun seekers, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates all that is Cape Town – the vibe, the city and the people! “Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world,” says ...

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25 000-strong field to contest three races through iconic township

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It’s all systems go for a bigger and better Old Mutual Soweto Marathon, says race director Danny Blumberg. Blumberg, who has took over this year as race director, has said the race organisers’ ambition is to have it regarded as Africa’s version of the New York City Marathon. He has been concentrating on “ticking the boxes” required to deliver an ...

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Sanlam extends partnership with Cape Town Marathon

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The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has received a major boost, with Sanlam announcing it will extend its sponsorship of the event for another three years. Says Yegs Ramiah, Chief Executive of Sanlam Brand: “Running is the fastest growing sport in the world, and this is in no small part because it is such an inclusive sport – accessible to people ...

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Namakoe shoots down big guns at FNB Joburg10K CITYRUN

The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN kicked off at FNB Bank City Johannesburg on Saturday, 24 September 2016.  Runners, walkers, fitness enthusiasts and fun-seekers were granted the unique opportunity to celebrate Johannesburg’s rich heritage by exploring their city before crossing the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square Newtown.  Namakoe Nkhasi  claimed gold in the elite men’s race, while Lebogang Phalula  was the lady to beat on the day.  Seen here:  Namakoe Nkhasi  claiming gold on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Fresh off a personal best in Cape Town a week ago, Lesotho’s Namakoe Nkhasi showed the big names a clean pair of heels in the inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Saturday, 24 September. The 23-year-old crossed the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square in 29:48 ahead of Kenya’s Edwin Koech. It was billed as the showdown between arch rivals ...

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Fastest time on SA soil for a 42.2km set at Sanlam Cape Town marathon

TOP3LADIES – Top 3 Ladies of Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 2016 42.2km event

Cape Town, 18 September 2016 – With pace setters ensuring the race was quick up front, Asefa Negewo (Ethiopia) made history by breaking the long-standing fastest time set on South African soil over 42.2km, held previously by David Tsebe (2:09:50).  Negewo stormed to victory at the prestigious Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on Sunday, in a time of 2:08:42 to lift ...

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