Posts – Sport

Things to do in winter along the KwaZulu-Natal coast

  • 08 June 2015 by Christine Marot

Winter along the KwaZulu-Natal coast is a great time of year for activities that draw crowds outdoors into the midyear sunshine (of course, there’s also stuff to do indoors if that suits you).

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5 days to spare? Here's what you can do in the Kruger National Park

If you’ve got up five days to spare, there’s plenty to do, see and experience in Kruger National Park.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: trails on Table Mountain

  • 05 June 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...

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Comrades Marathon 2015 in pictures

  • 01 June 2015 by Christine Marot

One of the world’s toughest road races, the Comrades Marathon a test of mental and physical stamina.

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Comrades Marathon 2015 results: 2 South African winners

More than 20 000 runners attempted the 87.7km Comrades Marathon from Durban to Pietermaritzburg today.

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The Unogwaja Challenge: charity, comradeship – and a lot of sweat

  • 25 May 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

Last Thursday, 21 May, 11 intrepid men and women took on the Unogwaja Challenge – the ultimate sporting charity fundraiser.

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Countdown to Comrades 2015: training and diet

  • 19 May 2015 by Christine Marot

Today’s highly scientific training methods and accompanying diets are far removed from those of Comrades pioneers, some of whom ran on empty stomachs and in rugby boots, and who thought nothing of stopping for a meal along the way.

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Countdown to Comrades 2015: interesting and quirky facts

  • 10 May 2015 by Christine Marot

As part of the countdown to Comrades 2015, we share some interesting and quirky facts relating to the race ...

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Countdown to Comrades 2015: race overview and history

  • 29 April 2015 by Christine Marot

The Comrades Marathon, believed to be the world’s oldest and largest ultra-marathon, is run in KwaZulu-Natal between the coastal city of Durban and the province’s capital, Pietermaritzburg, with the route alternating direction every year.

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Ryan Sandes' favourite South African mountain trails

  • 13 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Ryan Sandes has run an ultra-trail race on every continent, but his heart is still firmly in South Africa. He says Cape Town, specifically Table Mountain, is a trail runner’s paradise.

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