Joubert SA’s Youngest-Ever Marathon Champ

24-year-old Cornelia Joubert says she looks up to Olympic marathon runner, Rene Kalmer, and hopes to one day emulate her. Joubert was speaking after becoming South Africa’s youngest ever marathon champion when she won the SA Marathon Championships earlier this month.

Van Blerk Wins SPAR 10Km Challenge

Irvette van Blerk has won the Johannesburg SPAR 10Km Challenge on Sunday morning, ending in second place in the 2012 Grand Prix series behind her teammate Rene Kalmer, who withdrew for injury.

SPAR 10km Challenge Runners Ready

Rene Kalmer and Irvette van Blerk ready for SPAR 10Km Challenge on Sunday. Kalmer is going for a clean sweep of titles, while van Blerk is hoping to win her fourth Johannesburg title.

Joburg 10km Marks SPAR 21 Years

The Johannesburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge was launched in gorgeous Spring weather at the scenic Buitengeluk in Fourways. Guests included veteran runner Sonja Laxton, who will be running her 76th SPAR 10km Challenge and Rene Kalmer, the poster girl of road running, who is going for five wins out of five this year.

Kalmer Tipped for Grand Prix Title

Star SA distance runner Rene Kalmer has pole position to grab her third 2012 SPAR Grand Prix title at the Women’s 10km Challenge at Supersport Park on Saturday afternoon

Rene Set to Recapture Grand Prix

The friendly city Spar 10km Women’s Challenge beckons with defending champion Irvette Van Blerk’s 2011 Grand Prix trophy likely to be reclaimed by Rene Kalmer

Kalmer Aims for Olympic Personal Best

Two Oceans 21km champ René Kalmer talks about her win, the upcoming defence of her 5000m title in PE, and the busy period leading up to the 2012 London Olympic Games

Half Marathon Champs Hots Up

  Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced that Durban will brace itself this weekend for the coming storm, as some 155 top athletes from around the country gather for the […]

Kalmer Beats Injury in PE Win

Brushing aside a calf injury, past champion Rene Kalmer stormed to victory in 33.50 minutes in the SPAR Women’s 10 km challenge with Bokomo at Kings Beach here on Saturday, […]