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ASA statement related to Soweto Marathon

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There have been recent media reports which have implicated Athletics South Africa in the affairs of Soweto Marathon. [Read more…]

SA Team for Moscow selected

Moscow Track

Athletics South Africa (ASA) will be sending a team of 27 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow (10-18 August). [Read more…]

Interview with Claude Moshiywa

Claude Moshiywa

Claude Moshiywa

Claude Moshiywa interview –

1.  We are counting down days till Comrades Marathon on the 2nd of June, 17 to be exact. How has the training been going?

My training has been excellent this year. In 2011 I got my best up run result, so based on that result and the training I did then , I looked at the programme and made some changes here and there, so let’s see if it all comes together on the day. But I feel good and it’s now time to recover and wait. At least the early mornings and long runs are over for now. These are always hard but when you do them it makes you mentally strong as well. [Read more…]

Top finish for Nzima; Van Zyl fifth fastest

Irvette van Zyl - London

Irvette van Zyl – London

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 – Over the past weekend, Sibusiso Nzima finished sixth at his first marathon ever while Irvette van Zyl (formally Van Blerk) became the fifth fastest female marathon athlete in South African history after finishing 10th at the London Marathon. [Read more…]

Gatebe wins Two Oceans 2013

Two Oceans 2013

Two Oceans 2013

Novice runner David Gatebe beat a highly competitive field at the 44th Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon today in a time of 03:08:54. Gatebe, who is a sporting officer at the Implats Mine in Rustenburg, says the strong winds did not play a major role in his run. “I decided to pull away from the other runners after about 34km and managed to keep ahead. It’s a great feeling to win and I am very happy. I’m now heading to the Comrades Marathon in June and hope to repeat my success there.” [Read more…]

Ngamole confident ahead of SA Marathon Championships

Thursday, 31 January 2013 – “I believe in myself and I believe that I can win again, not forgetting that it is a competition and everybody will be…
Time-to-Run – Pre-event

Muzhingi Partners with Fedgroup

Stephen Muzhingi

Stephen Muzhingi

Stephen Muzhingi partners with FedGroup in Pursuit of Ultimate Achievement [Read more…]

Longtom Marathon cancelled

Longtom Marathon

Longtom Marathon

The 2013 Longtom Ultra and Half Marathons have been officially cancelled due to financial constraints.

Contracting of a major corporate title sponsor for the 2013 event has been postponed to the 2014 budgetary year.  Therefor the 2013 event will once again be hosted without the financial assistance of a title sponsor.   [Read more…]

Joubert never expected win

Cornelia Joubert

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 – 24 year-old Cornelia Joubert became South Africa’s youngest ever Marathon Champion after winning the title at the SA Marathon Championships in Oudtshoorn on 3 February 2013. The biggest surprise was that she never expected to win the first marathon that she ever competed in. [Read more…]

Women Marathon Title up for Grabs

Charne Bosman

Charne Bosman

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 – Around 50 female athletes will travel to Oudtshoorn this Sunday, 3 February, to vie for the coveted title of SA Marathon Champion.  Defending Champion Charne Bosman, has withdrawn from the Championships in order to concentrate on the Two Oceans Marathon. [Read more…]