Posts – Sport

Comrades Marathon 2015 results: 2 South African winners

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


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.


Countdown to Comrades 2015: training and diet

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.


Countdown to Comrades 2015: interesting and quirky facts

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


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.


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.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: wilderness safaris and the Two Oceans Marathon

  • 10 April 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 ...


Faces of Tourism: meet Centurion's answer to Spider-Man

  • 06 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

You may love South Africa’s wildlife and scenery, but it’s the people you meet on your travels here who will make the difference between a good holiday and a great one.


The Two Oceans Marathon 2015 results: Motlokoa Nkhabutlane takes the win

The world’s most beautiful marathon took place in Cape Town over the Easter weekend.


The Two Oceans Marathon – the world's most beautiful long-distance race

  • 31 March 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Thousands of runners will gather in Newlands on Easter Saturday, 4 April, to take on the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon.