As athletes prepare for the 2021 Comrades Marathon this June, champion South African runner Gerda Steyn takes a trip down memory lane to the night before her first ultra race in 2015
#GAL2020 newsmaker, Glenrose Xaba, is being boosted by the support of double Olympic Champion, Caster Semenya, in her bid to dominate the running scene at home and abroad
Namibian long-distance runner, Helalia Johannes, ran a huge personal- and world best breaking the 40+ age group record at the Valencia Marathon where Kenyan, Peres Jepchirchir, broke the women’s course record to win gold
Glenrose Xaba smashes ladies course record at Nedbank Skosana 10km in a time of 34:48 in Pretoria.
Top running coach, consultant and speaker, Lindsey Parry, has used the past few months under Covid-19 lockdown to focus on helping sportswomen succeed in their respective fields. He chats to Celine Abrahams about his personal journey and aspirations to leave a lasting legacy in sport.
Legendary runner, Elana Meyer, joins an esteemed list of World Peace Award recipients after receiving recognition at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.
Long-distance runner, Annie Bothman set a new PB record at the Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon. Ann Ashworth and Charne Bosman top the women’s race in Potchefstroom and Pretoria, respectively.
SA long-distance runner, Glenrose Xaba, expresses her excitement as she sets a new PB record at the World Half Marathon race in Poland.
Champion South African marathon runner, Gerda Steyn sets new PB record at the London Marathon and climbs to second place on the all-time SA Marathon Rankings.
Road running official and well-known walker, Colleen McNally is eager to uncover talented athletes. She also hopes to empower as many women as possible.
“I believe that women have the same rights as men to follow and pursue their dreams,” reveals Comrades Marathon icon, Nick Bester. He plans to use the next years of his life to develop future female athletes. Bester recently suffered a brutal assault while training in Magaliesberg.
30 000 tickets sold for the first-ever SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge commencing on 26 September 2020. SPAR can now donate food parcels to survivors of gender-based violence and their families. R170 000 has also been donated to the Jacaranda Good Morning Angels initiative.