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City of Gold set to shine at Totalsports Women’s Race

The streets of Jozi will come alive with excitement on Friday, 09 August 2019 when thousands of women unite at the Totalsports Women’s Race...
The Johannesburg SPCA is one of the official charities of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Athlete donations empower FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN charities

The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN’s three charities (the Joburg Heritage Foundation, Reach for a Dream Foundation and Johannesburg SPCA) received overwhelming support from runners...

Schools Athletics receives a boost with the launch of the Twizza...

Twizza, South Africa’s first official ‘Proudly South African’ carbonated soft drink, is excited to extend its athletics portfolio with the introduction of the exciting...
University of Johannesburg para athlete Yane van der Merwe set a new national U20 javelin record in the South African athletics championships in Germiston last month. Photo: Supplied

UJ para athlete sets new SA javelin record

University of Johannesburg student-athlete Yane van der Merwe continued to shine in her young career when she set a new U20 javelin record at...
Namibian Helalia Johannes set a personal best time of 31.50 in winning the SPAR Women's Challenge 10km race at the Summerstrand beachfront in Port Elizabeth today. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Johannes storms to victory in SPAR PE race

Namibian Helalia Johannes stormed to victory with a personal best 10km time to win her maiden Port Elizabeth title in the SPAR Women's Challenge...
Seen here (from left to right):  Stella Chesang and Jackline Chepngeno  in action during the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Commonwealth Champion back to hunt for glory at FNB Cape Town...

Stella Chesang will be back in action at the 5th edition of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 19 May 2019. Chesang had...
Bloemfontein runner Kesa Molotsane, winner for the last two years, will be back to defend her title in the SPAR Women's Challenge 10km race in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Photo: Leon Hugo

Elite runners set for flying start in Women’s Challenge

The SPAR Women's Challenge is set for a flying start when the fast Port Elizabeth course hosts the first event of this year's series...
Competitors in the boys' category of the SPAR Kids' Challenge have some fun before the start of the 2.5km race near Pollok Beach at Summerstrand in Port Elizabeth today. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Kids’ Challenge sets tone for the main event

Glorious weather saw the SPAR Kids' Challenge provide a rousing prelude to the main event when just under 600 runners enjoyed a run along...
The SPAR Women's Challenge will again do its bit for the community with a portion of the entry fee going to the Sanitary Sistas project organised by the Port Elizabeth branch of the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa. The 10km and 5km events take place at Pollok Beach in Summerstrand on Saturday. Photo: Leon Hugo

Running for the community in Women’s Challenge

In addition to providing fun and exercise for thousands of women, the SPAR Women's Challenge will play an important role in achieving its community...
SPAR EC STOP Plastic mascot

Zisa poised to make impact on plastic campaign

SPAR Eastern Cape will use the Women's Challenge in Port Elizabeth next week to introduce a new weapon in their ongoing fight for the...