South African Athletics

Long distance running boosted

2013-11-11 20:30
Comrades Marathon (File)

Durban - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) have unveiled South Africa's first ever academy for the enhancement of long distance running in Durban on Monday.

Dubbed the SA Endurance Academy (Endurocad), the project was co-founded by Olympic medallist Elana Meyer.

"We believe that sport will continue to play an important role in the sustainable social development and transformation space within South Africa," Meyer said, "in particular with respect to women and transformation, and taking children off the streets."

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