The violence of Athletics South Africa

2018-11-26 11:28

I am angry at the threat of violence in a sport that I have come to associate with camaraderie, fellowship and selflessness.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elana Meyer top tips for preparing for a marathon

2015-07-09 13:18

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

DA: Mbalula, save Soweto race!

2013-10-11 16:00

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula should intervene and provide funding so that this year's Soweto Marathon can go ahead, the DA has said.

Marathon confusion deepens

2013-09-11 19:15

The Gauteng government will seek clarity about the future of the Soweto Marathon, following claims the race has been cancelled.


Cyril Ramaphosa may be wearing the wrong running shoes – here's how it could hurt him

2018-11-08 06:16

The President wears a three-year-old pair of Adidas Supernova Glide Boost 7 running shoes, and they're probably too small.

Soweto Marathon warns runners of an SMS scan

2015-10-23 12:29

Organisers of the Soweto Marathon have warned runners to be alert of an SMS purporting to call on registered athletes to collect their race packs from the Union Buildings in Pretoria and to bring R50 along.

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.

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”.

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.

Mbalula to save Soweto race

2013-10-11 16:52

The sports department will try to save this year's Soweto Marathon from cancellation, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Soweto Marathon aborted

2013-10-10 15:27

The Gauteng department of sports has confirmed that the 2013 Soweto Marathon has been cancelled.

Soweto marathon off the map

2013-09-09 20:30

The Soweto Marathon, which was to have been held in November, has been cancelled, with the race organisers are blaming ASA.

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