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Semenya loses appeal over World Athletics rules

Caster Semenya has lost an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court over a World Athletics ruling which means she must take testosterone-reducing medication in order to be eligible to compete. For the last five years World Athletics (formerly IAAF) has fought for and defended equal rights and opportunities for all women and girls in our […]

Run Relay Comrades to raise Covid-19 funds

Inspired by the impact that global connectedness and action has made towards overcoming the challenges of “Covid19-Lockdown” seven friends, spread across seven towns on three continents, decided to have some fun together and ran a lockdown “Comrades” relay as a fundraiser for KZN Covid-19 Food Relief.

SA team for World Half Marathon Championships

Athletics South Africa has selected a full team for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020, which will take place on 29 March.

Run Your City Series boasts three 2020 Label Races

The FNB Run Your City Series has achieved an incredible feat with its three iconic road races (in three major cities) receiving World Athletics Label-statuses in 2020. The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN received Silver-status, while the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN was awarded Bronze-status.

Running Can Help You Live Longer

Many people who are in formal employment don’t exercise regularly. About 50 percent of Americans suffer from one chronic disease, according to the National Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).

Chepkirui smashes record at Durban 10K

Durban – She came, she saw and she conquered in emphatic fashion! The fastest women in the world in 2019, Kenya’s Sheila Chepkirui, lived up to her billing as race favourite for the 2019 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday 13 October 2019, when she took 4 seconds off the South African All Comers record […]

Alfred Ngeno sets new JHB 10k CityRun record

Kenya’s Alfred Ngeno said before the race that he would win the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. He was true to his word as he crossed the line one second ahead of Kevin Kibet in a new Course Record time of 29:16, taking 11 seconds off of the previous Course Record set by Filman Ande of […]

Xaba seeks FNB Joburg 10K success

Gauteng – In form Glenrose Xaba is relishing the opportunity to race international competition in the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on 24 September (National Heritage Day) and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on 13 October.

Rest in Peace Soulman Nakedi

It was with immense sadness that we were to learn of Soulman Nakedi’s passing. There was indeed a unique soul to the man. He shall certainly be missed and remembered by many. Soulman Nakedi a presence like no other Soulman moved to the Cape running scene in the late 80’s. He brought a breath of […]

RYCS introduces single-use plastic management

The organisers of the FNB Run Your City Series have announced that they will be implementing a Single-Use Plastic (SUP) Management Campaign that aims to drastically reduce the usage of single-use plastics by 85% at all three events which includes the: FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN (Sunday, 19 May 2019), FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN (Tuesday, […]