A behind the scenes look at South African athletics


Steyn joins Adidas as new Brand Ambassador

South Africa's most loved marathon athlete has swapped Nike for Adidas. After beginning her relationship with the swoosh brand when she joined the Nedbank Running Club six years ago, the national marathon record holder (2:25:28) Gerda Steyn announced in January that she would not be rejoining The Green Machine in 2022. It has now been confirmed that the 2019 Comrades Marathon champion is the latest asset to join the Three Stripes as an ambassador. And Steyn is living her drea

Urithi starts on road to develop future champions with sub 30 minute 10km challenge

As the lack of world South African class middle distance continues to be a matter for serious concern, one group of social runners have decided to do something about an issue that is giving administrators sleepless nights. Disappointed by the fact that only Precious Mashele managed to qualify for a middle distance event at #Tokyo2021, Urithi Athletics Club have launched a series of races which are aimed at unearthing the next generation of top runners. "This is the second edi


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