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Muzhingi Partners with Fedgroup

Stephen Muzhingi partners with FedGroup in Pursuit of Ultimate Achievement

Longtom Marathon cancelled

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.  

Joubert never expected win

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.

Women Marathon Title up for Grabs

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  Defending Champion Charne Bosman, has withdrawn from the Championships in order to concentrate on the Two Oceans Marathon.

Kemboi wins Soweto Marathon 2012

Sunday, 4 November 2012 – Kenya’s Shadrack Kemboi won the men’s title at 20th edition of the Soweto Marathon in 2:16:28.  The 26 year-old, along with compatriot Timothy Kibet, lead most of the race, but Kemboi broke away at the 33km mark.

Soweto Marathon entries open

Monday, 17 September 2012 – Entries for the 20th Soweto Marathon are open with just under 20 000 runners expected to compete in the marathon and all other sub events this year.

Positive test for Comrades Winner

Comrades Marathon Association confirmed that 2012 Comrades Marathon winner, Ludwick Mamabolo, has  tested positive for banned substances.

Mamabolo claims Comrades

After 6 years of foreign domination of the Comrades Marathon, Ludwick Mamabolo once again carried the flag for South Africa as he crossed the line in 5:31.03.

Van Blerk qualifies in London

When Irvette van Blerk crossed the line in 2:33.41 at the London Marathon on Sunday 22 April, 2012, she not only qualified for the Olympic Games, but also ensured that South Africa will be sending a three strong team in both the men’s and women’s races. This will be first time that South Africa sends […]

Pistorius and Comrades Marathon honoured

Athletics South Africa wants to congratulate the Comrades Marathon and Oscar Pistorius, both of whom won awards at the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2012 that took place on 23 February at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.