The Comrades Marathon is called the Greatest Human Race for many reasons. The challenge that runners put their bodies through, many of them ordinary people. Many of them running for a cause. Of course, there are pros who take part, too. And they are a dream to watch. It was[…]
Organisers of the prestigious Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon say there is a “credible and real threat” that the ultra-marathon route could be disrupted on Saturday. According to reports, there have been threats of protest action by residents of the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement in Hout Bay. Last night, organisers[…]
Cape Town runner Mervin Steenkamp was given a warm and rapturous welcome at Cape Town International airport on Wednesday afternoon, fresh from his win at a global marathon in Palestine. Steenkamp, a man from an impoverished background, did the Mother City proud when he won the The Right to Movement[…]
Two organisations who are working on the issue of human trafficking in South Africa joined forces and launched a campaign at the Sanlam Cape Town marathon on Sunday. The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has always been staged on the Sunday nearest to the 24thof September, South Africa’s Heritage Day. The[…]
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect is expected to plead guilty to a reduced charge of lying to the FBI. In a court filing Tuesday, prosecutors amended the charges against Khairullozhon Matanov. He had been charged with lying and with deleting information from his computer. A judge scheduled[…]
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