Yinesu defends Soweto crown

2015-11-01 13:57

African runners dominated the 2015 edition of the Soweto Marathon over 42.2km on Sunday.


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SA struggles at Soweto Marathon

2015-11-01 09:46

South African runners battled against their African counterparts at the 2015 Soweto Marathon on Sunday.

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5 surprising tricks to help you run faster

2015-10-20 08:44

Whether you are a running veteran or a running newbie, we bet you want to be able to run faster. Here's how.

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Why people run marathons

2015-10-20 18:12

A new study suggests that women run marathons to feel good while men run for competition and to achieve personal goals.

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Nedbank Green Dream Team out to dominate 'People’s Race'

2015-10-29 11:20

The Nedbank Running Club has entered a 55-strong Nedbank Green Dream Team for Sunday's Old Mutual Soweto Marathon.

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Mastering the half marathon

2015-10-20 17:55

Everything you need to know about tackling a half-marathon, whatever your ability or ambition.

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Proper nutrition crucial for marathon runners

2015-10-20 17:40

Dietitian offers last-minute marathon training tips which could be of use to people taking part in the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon on 1 November 2015.

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Tapering your runs before a marathon

2015-10-27 08:34

An important part of training for a half-marathon (and any big event) – is the tapering phase which means reducing your total weekly distance..

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Running cuts heart risk

2015-10-29 11:11

Want to improve your heart health? Run if you can, don't walk. Row in the water rather than wade in it, a new study advises.

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Fluid intake during a marathon

2015-10-20 08:45

“Drink plenty of water”, is the advice that most marathon runners are familiar with hearing. Is that however the right thing to do?

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5 common skin problems runners deal with

2015-10-14 12:33

Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Skin problems such as blisters, athlete's foot, acne mechanica and turf burn are also common among sports enthusiasts. Here's what you can do.

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Old Mutual Soweto Marathon en route to success

2015-10-14 10:22

With preparation for the People’s Race in full swing, Soweto and South Africa’s athletics community at large is eagerly awaiting race day.

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How Tim Noakes wants you to train

2015-10-15 07:16

Professor Tim Noakes’ latest research findings herald a new approach to exercise that could change the way champions train and even help people off the sports field.

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How to tackle hills

2015-10-20 08:44

Many runners dislike hills, with one avid hill-hater describing hill-running as a “muscle-sapping, lung-bursting exercise in pain” but, it doesn't have to be. The Sports Science Institute tells us how to approach hills.

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Foods that help muscles recover quickly

2015-10-14 16:23

Training for the gruelling 42km challenge is important, but dietary intake can affect an athlete's training and racing ability.

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Track a runner during the Soweto Marathon

2015-10-20 11:11

If you're taking part in the Soweto Marathon, or know someone who is, install the Old Mutual app to get training tips and track their progress.

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Get the best from the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon

2015-10-14 10:16

With a revised route the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon is set to come back bigger and better this year.

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Running equipment 101

2015-10-20 08:44

One of the advantages of running is that there is not too much that you need to buy before getting started.

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Mind games for marathon runners

2015-10-20 08:43

When the going gets tough, it’s time to engage your brain. The Sports Science Institute's mental squad reveals their top 10 mental tricks for mastering a marathon.

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Fears and phobias of first-time runners

2015-10-20 08:46

Running has many benefits, but can be frightening for first-timers. Our experts respond to common fears of running newbies and how to overcome them.

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Meet SA’s Mr Marathon

2015-10-15 14:25

Thulani Sibisi's knowledge of local running has earned him the nickname of “Mr Marathon”.

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Elana Meyer's top tips for preparing for a marathon

2015-10-20 08:47

Long distance runner Elana Meyer says with the correct preparation, every runner can reap great rewards.

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5 things every new runner should know

2015-10-20 08:44

These are five techniques and tips all runners need - whether you've been doing it for years, or are just starting off now.

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Your running kit and shoes - get it right!

2015-10-15 07:56

You don't need a gym membership to run. All you need is the right clothing and you're ready to take to the road.


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