Music Marathon (Running in the Dead Centre of South Africa)

2018-12-18 09:10

The Running Mann recently researched the most geographically extreme marathons in South Africa, which led to him wondering which is the most central.


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10 best South African sporting moments of 2018

2018-12-06 09:32

As 2018 winds down to a close, Lloyd Burnard looks at 10 of the country's finest sporting moments this year.


IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban

2018-12-04 15:08

The governing body of world athletics has maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping.


Young Americans ready to take King Bolt's mantle

2018-12-04 10:21

Usain Bolt might have hung up his spikes, but there are at least two young American sprinters set to take up the mantle of the mighty multi-medal-winning Jamaican.

International Athletics

Coe in spotlight as IAAF mulls Russian reintegration

2018-12-03 07:31

Sebastian Coe will find himself firmly in the spotlight once again on Tuesday as the IAAF mull over reintegrating doping-tainted Russia into world athletics.


Kipchoge, Ibarguen scoop top IAAF awards

2018-12-05 09:36

Kenyan marathon master Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen have won the IAAF men and women's 2018 awards.


Sapphire Coast Marathon (Delayed Planes, Delayed Trains & Marathon Running)

2018-12-04 14:21

The best time for a supporter from the Cape to run a marathon in KwaZulu-Natal is the day after Western Province beat the Sharks in a Currie Cup final. Alas...


Disappointments and surprises at Ultra-trail Cape Town

2018-12-02 18:55

The 100km Ultra-trail Cape Town saw disappointment, and some surprises, in both the men’s and the women’s races.

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Athletes to watch in the Ultra-trail Cape Town

2018-11-30 10:57

With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for 2018, the Ultra-trail Cape Town race will be an exciting one.


Luvo Manyonga overlooked for top IAAF award

2018-11-21 09:55

The world's fastest marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer are among five nominees for the IAAF's male athlete of the year.


Desisa, Keitany win at New York Marathon

2018-11-05 11:17

Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa edged compatriot Shura Kitata to win the men's title and Kenya's Mary Keitany captured her fourth women's crown at the New York City Marathon.

South Africa

Former SA discus star signs for NFL side

2018-11-28 08:06

South African-born Gerhard de Beer has joined the practice squad of the Green Bay Packers in the NFL.


British sprinter Levine banned after failing drug test

2018-11-20 18:41

British sprinter Nigel Levine has been suspended from all sport for four years after testing positive for banned drug clenbuterol,


IAAF snubs Semenya for top female athlete award

2018-11-19 19:59

World 800m champion Caster Semenya has not made the top five shortlist for the IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award.


Imbube Marathon, Eswatini (Don’t shoot me, I’m only a marathon runner)

2018-11-06 14:29

Trying to get more proactive about running marathons in neighbouring countries, the Running Mann's investigations uncovered the Imbube Marathon in Swaziland.


IAAF gender rules 'killing' next generation - Caster

2018-11-01 17:45

Caster Semenya says that controversial new rules on female testosterone levels risked "killing" the passion of the next generation of female athletes.


The ONLY 3 valid excuses to pull out of the Comrades!

2018-10-23 12:54

There is no greater sin in South African road running than having a valid Comrades entry and failing to arrive at the start line unless you’ve got a really, REALLY good excuse.


Comrades Marathon entries going FAST

2018-10-23 08:52

Over 19 000 entries into next year’s Comrades Marathon have been snapped up in the first three days of the process, with more than 15 000 on Day 1 alone.


Jacaranda Marathon: Purple Rain in Pretoria

2018-11-20 14:10

Once a year Pretoria turns purple as 65 000 Jacaranda trees go into bloom and herald the start of summer.


ASA hails Semenya on SA Sports Awards clean sweep

2018-11-12 17:25

Athletics South Africa paid tribute to Caster Semenya and coach Samuel Sepeng after winning big at the South African Sport Awards.


Top 20 finishes for Steyn, Van Dyk in New York

2018-11-05 12:14

South Africa's Gerda Steyn and Ernst van Dyk claimed top 20 finishes at the 48th New York City Marathon.


Final call for 2019 Comrades entries

2018-10-25 12:10

With over 22 000 entries already in the bag, the Comrades Marathon Association has made a final call to aspirant Comrades runners to get their entries in.


Two Countries Marathon: From Beitbridge to Musina

2018-10-23 12:37

From asphalt to asphalt, dust to dust .. if you can't take the heat stay out of the Musina hotpot. A must do race for all real marathon runners.


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