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Four optimal shoe lacing techniques

Improve the fit of a shoe by adjusting the lacing techniques you use. Get started with four simple techniques.

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Multisport News 26 Oct – 2 Nov 2015

Seven Days of Multisport This week we look to the 5150 Ekurhuleni African Champs, Soweto Marathon, then jet to the New York Marathon and the 20th XTERRA World Champs and an induction into the Hall of Fame for one of South Africa’s favourite multisport athletes. Triathlon 5150 Ekurhuleni African Championships Sun 1 Nov 2015. The 5150 Ekurhuleni African Championships, part of the Ironman franchise, was held in and around Germiston lake. The race consists of a […]

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Comrades 2015 early bird entries closing

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that early bird entries for the 90th Comrades Marathon entry process will close on 30 September 2014. So far 9,420 entries have already been received since the entry process opened on 1 September 2014. This means that just over 13,000 entries are available before the overall entry process closes at the end of November or as soon as the cap of 23,000 entries has been reached. Thereafter, no […]

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BIG 5 Sports Challenge re-defines Knysna Oyster Festival

The annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is synonymous with getting out into the great outdoors. Every year thousands of runners, cyclists, swimmers, paddlers and mountain bikers from around South Africa (and the world) travel to this scenic coastal village to experience ‘the best ten days of their winter’. Sport, cuisine, lifestyle and entertainment form part and parcel of what has by now become a seminal event here on the Garden Route. And at the […]

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Dark horse Richard Murray eyes Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town apple cart

The big question in triathlon this weekend is: Will it be another 1-2 for Javier Gomez (ESP) and Jonathan Brownlee (UK) or will the South African favourite Richard Murray upset the apple cart at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town? Sunday’s action over the 1 500m harbour swim, 40km beach side bike and 10km run starts and finishes at the V&A Waterfront. The Cape Town race is the second event in the ITU World Triathlon […]

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FInal countdown to enter 89th Comrades Marathon

It’s the final countdown! Avid Comrades Marathon runners have until the close of business tomorrow to enter and secure their place in the 2014 ‘Ultimate Human Race’. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has decided to close the entry process a day prior to that originally planned due to the cap of 18,000 entries being reached ahead of schedule. The cap was implemented in the recent past for logistical and organizational purposes; with the race being […]

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Charné Bosman third at world’s largest women’s race in San Francisco

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Nike Women’s Marathon, 30,000 women ran the marathon or half marathon distance in San Francisco on 20 October. South African elite and Nike athlete Charné Bosman finished the 21km in a time of 1:21:23 to claim third place. “The Nike Women’s Marathon is a beautiful race although very challenging as it is mostly uphill. It was also very cold on the day, but I was determined to run a good […]

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Only 12,000 entries left for 89th Comrades Marathon

If you ran in the hot, windy and humid conditions of the 2013 Comrades Marathon, you’d understand next year’s campaign slogan ‘Hard Is What Makes It Great’. The 89th edition of the world’s leading ultra marathon is set for 1 June 2014. The start of the 89km race will be signalled by the traditional gunfire at 5:30am outside Pietermaritzburg City Hall, and again 12 hours later to complete the event at The Sahara-Kingsmead Cricket Stadium […]

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When To Go From Half To Full Marathon Distance

By Candyce Hall. Completed a half marathon or a few, achieved your personal best in a 10km, or looking for something new to brag about to the folk at the office? Whatever your reasons for considering tackling 42.2km, here are some things to think about before you enter. You must enjoy running (far) Don’t run a marathon because of pressure from family, friends or fellow runners. In South Africa, our culture of ultra-distance running sees […]

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adidas Supernova Glide 5

The men’s adidas Supernova Glide 5 has been rebuilt from top to bottom, with a fresh new upper, active FORMOTION® which adapts to the ground to ensure a smooth, comfortable run and a Continental™ Rubber outsole. The sockliner is made from moulded and responsive EVA for anatomical fit and improved step-in comfort. The outsole features ADIWEAR® for durability in high wear areas. Cushioning is taken care of by ADIPRENE®+, a shock absorbent material that cushions […]

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