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Lucky Miya in France for 2014 Skyrunning World Champs

K-Way athlete Lucky Miya is in France for the 2014 Skyrunning World Champs, which is hosted by the Marathon du Mont-Blanc. The only South African runner in the men’s race, Miya will compete in this 42-kilometre mountain run on Sunday, 29 June 2014, starting at 07h00. Miya hails from a road running background with an impressive 2:16:41 personal-best marathon time. His road running times remain quick. In 2013 he ran a 1:09 half marathon. “In 2009 I […]

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Meeting the Mountain Demon at Skyrun 2013

The deafening flapping from the rain jacket hood had grown so loud it muted the sting of the icy sleet against my left cheek. The ghosted runner just 10m ahead of me was swaying like a drunk man, except that drunk men don’t walk with a 45-degree sideways lean. The last gust of wind and ice had nearly stopped everyone in their tracks. Just a little harder and we would have been bowled over like […]

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