Celebs talk about their passion for running


Akani Simbine, South Africa Olympic athlete

“When I run, everything else in my life tunes out and I tune in. I run to feel alive.”

Morgan Gould, South African football player

“The road gets me out of bed and keeps me pushing to stay ahead. I run to have an edge.”

Lesedi Mashale, Fitness influencer and business owner

“Running is a choice I make every day. It reminds me that I’ve got this. I run to be confident.” 

Mapule Ndhlovu, Professional fitness trainer

“It’s not enough for me to just show up, I run to be at the front of the pack. I run to be fast.” 

adidas Runners is open to anyone committed to becoming a better version of themselves. Whatever reason you run, we’re here to back you every step of the way as we become better, together. The community of adidas Runners is open to everyone, and operates from Run Base locations in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 

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