Cape Town Marathon gets rid of Mordor

Paarden Eiland Mordor
The Cape Town Marathon has announced that they are getting rid of "Mordor", the Paarden Eiland segment of the marathon

I was hit by a car while running

I was out running on the open road when I was hit by an oncoming car. Somehow I'm still alive and mostly unscathed. This is what happened...
Mhlengi Gwala

Robbers attempt to cut off athlete’s legs with a chainsaw

Mhlengi Gwala‚ a South African Triathlete was attacked with a chainsaw by robbers while training in Durban. The horrifying news was shared by Henri Schoeman, a 2016 Bronze medal Olympian on his official twitter account.

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The best bits from “The greatest moments in running history”

From Zola Budd assaulting Mary Decker to Sir Edmund Hillary breaking the 4 minute mile. These are the best moments in running.

The Seven Easy Sins of Running (We are all guilty of)

Forgive me, for I am a running sinner. I know the right path, yet I choose to stray. And its the little sins, the easy things that are my downfall.

We’re not children – Why the headphone ban is stupid and...

I'm going to lay out exactly why it is stupid and wrong to ban headphones in a race. But first, let me issue a disclaimer.

How to get back out there

It happens to all of us. We're forced, through injury, or circumstance to take a few days off running. The days turn into weeks, months,...

Exclusive : Comrades Winner Camille Herron Q&A Interview – Part 2

In the second part of our exclusive Q&A interview Camille shares her inspirations and ambitions, some of the lessons she has learned, and also...

Exclusive : Comrades Winner Camille Herron Q&A Interview – Part 1

In the first part of our exclusive Q&A interview Camille shares some early running memories, outlines her training sessions and extolls the virtues of...

Cape Town Marathon Countdown – 4 days to go

Oh Calamity! I have been stricken ! Stricken with influenza on the eve of a marathon