Athletics South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Athletics and Comrades Marathon Association announce cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon due to the continuous outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Zimbabwean marathon runner, Rutendo Nyahora, plans to continue her preparations to qualify for the Olympic Games as she aims to represent her country at the global showpiece for the second time in her career. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about her journey and shares advice to aspiring sportswomen.
Introducing our #FollowFriday feature on Nedbank Running Club’s Fikile Mbuthuma, who celebrates 15 years of marathon running this year. Mbuthuma, who won Comrades Marathon gold with an historic eighth-placed finish in 2016, has World Championship gold and a Comrades Top 5 finish on her bucket list.
South African women in sport use their voices to celebrate what freedom means to them as the country celebrates 26 years of freedom and democracy.
On the eve of Freedom Day, we chat to South African running legend and 2008 gsport Hall of Fame inductee, Elana Meyer, about her decorated career, which saw her break a host of local and international records. She also tells Celine Abrahams about sport before and after SA’s readmission to the international stage.
Due to the extension of lockdown and the continuous outbreak of COVID-19, Athletics South Africa postpones the Comrades Marathon until further notice.
The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN announce the cancellation of the event that was scheduled for May with full refunds offered to all runners who have already entered and paid
SPAR Western Cape takes a difficult decision to cancel the SPAR Women’s Challenge in Cape Town, one of six road races in the SPAR Grand Prix series, run throughout the country
The Two Oceans Marathon NPC board cancels this year’s race amid the global spread of the coronavirus and will provide further information in due course
The FNB Run Your City Series receives three World Athletics Label-statuses for Cape Town, Durban and Joburg races
Comrades officials and volunteers send their tributes to Betty Cavanagh, the first official female winner of the Comrades Marathon, who sadly passed on
Gerda Steyn starts off her athletics year winning the Dubai 10km Road Race in a time of 32:24 on Friday