Tag Archives: Running

Multisport sensation Stuart Marais to defend BIG5 title

Reigning champion Stuart Marais has confirmed that he will defend his BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE title at the 2015 event in Knysna in July. The BIG5 multi-sport challenge is a highlight on the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival programme, which takes place 3-12 July this year. Stuart was this week given the go-ahead to race after illness and injuries ...

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Record numbers prove winter frost is no deterrent

The 2015 edition of the popular Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series™ kicked off with a record number of entrants as almost 1200 people crossed the finish line at B’Sorah tented camp this Sunday. Add to that superb weather and a super fun atmosphere and it was a spectacular start to the Series. The long course Championship saw runners tackle a ...

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Puma strengthens relationship with Cuba

Cape Town, South Africa (28 May 2015) – As PUMA continues to deepen its relationship with Cuba, the Global Sport Brand was proud to announce a new partnership with the Cuban Olympic Committee, that will see Cuban athletes wearing PUMA apparel and footwear in the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. This new ...

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Heart rate monitoring makes a giant leap forward

For the past 30 years, heart rate monitors have helped millions achieve measured success during exercise. Whether for fitness, specific sports improvement, recovery from illness or weight loss, heart rate monitors have allowed men and women to understand and manage the duration and intensity of their efforts more effectively and achieve their desired results. There’s always been one major drawback ...

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Injury – Blessing or curse

By Morne Van Greunen. Let’s just be honest – being injured SUCKS and usually comes at the most inconvenient times ever! You are in great shape, your motivation levels are high and you are having an amazing race….and then out of nowhere BAM your body or fate or the universe just decides it’s time for you to STOP! It has ...

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Unogwaja team ready for FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Cape Town, South Africa – The Unogwaja team will be seen in action at the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 17 May 2015, only four days before they embark on the special South African journey that is known as the Unogwaja Challenge. An annual journey, the Unogwaja Challenge was started in 2011 with the goal of following ...

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Learners team up for “Trifecta” in triathlon

Learners from Holy Cross High and Lavender Hill High will soon be experiencing the adrenalin rush of a triathlon as they team up to compete in a relay event at this year’s Discovery World Triathlon in Cape Town. As part of the Virgin Active Future Crew Triathlon team these nine learners – aged between 15 and 18 – will be ...

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