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2019 Comrades Marathon Prize Money
Friday, May 24, 2019
If the winner in either the Men’s or Women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the Up Run Best Times of Leonid Shvetsov (2008 – 5:24:49) or Elena Nurgalieva (2006 – 6:09:24) respectively, he or she will take home a minimum of R1-million in Comrades prize money, comprised of a first prize of R500,000 plus a R500,000 incentive for breaking the Best Time; in addition to prizes for First South African (R200,000) and First KZN Man and Woman (R45,000). ...

Grantham eyes to be amongst the greats at Comrades
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Originally from Great Britain but now residing in Spain, Lee Grantham is not your average elite runner. With his long wavy hair, Grantham could easily pass as a surfer, but once he laces up his Nike running shoes, Grantham lets his feet do the talking, and the longer he runs, the better he seems to get. ...

FAST PACE EXPECTED IN CAPE TOWN SPAR WOMEN’S 10KM CHALLENGE
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
There will be a very strong field of runners in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at the Green Point Stadium in Cape Town on Sunday. ...

#Comrades2019 Green Number Runners
Monday, May 20, 2019
In 19 days, more than 500 athletes from South Africa and around the world will aspire to be inducted into the Comrades Marathon Green Number Club. Since 1921, a total of 12,839 runners have completed the epic ultramarathon more than ten times each, thus earning their place on the coveted Comrades Green Number Roll of Honour...

Tyali makes welcome return to winning
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The 2nd running of the Central Gauteng cross country league went underway this past weekend and saw a welcome return to the top of the podium for Soweto’s Xolisa Tyali who took victory in the men’s race, just 1 second in front of team mate Namakhoe Nkhasi. ...

Johannes set’s the pace for an exciting Spar Grand Prix series
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Namibian athlete Helalia Johannes from the Nedbank running club showed she means business by setting a new national record in the opening leg of the Spar Grand Prix series which kicked off in Port Elizabeth last Saturday. ...

NAMIBIAN STORMS TO VICTORY IN FAST SPAR WOMEN’S CHALLENGE RACE
Monday, May 6, 2019
Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Namibian runner Helalia Johannes (Nedbank) had a sensational run in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, winning the race in the fastest time ever in the friendly city...

The People's Race is Here!
Thursday, May 2, 2019
The wait is over, entries for the 26th edition of The People's Race are officially open! In the last years, we have seen the race reach its entry cap quicker and quicker, with more and more runners asking for us to increase as they have missed out on securing a spot, with this in mind we have increased our entry capacity to 40 000 Runners! The 2019 edition will be the biggest edition yet! Click the button below and secure your spot today!...

D-day for submission of Comrades qualifying details
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Supplied by Comrades Marathon Association from nedbankrunningclub
Today (Thursday, 2 May 2019) is the final day for submission of Comrades qualifying details for this year’s ultramarathon on Sunday, June 9th. More than 20,600 athletes’ qualifying details have already been captured by the Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) IT & Entries Team...

Nedbank women set to shine in series
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
This weekend sees the start of the Spar Grand Prix, with action kicking off on Saturday in Port Elizabeth. Now in its 13th year, the series has produced some memorable races and this year’s winner will take home a crisp R185 000, with R65 000 for 2nd and R40 000 for 3rd. For the first time, the Nedbank running club have assembled a green dream team specifically targeting this year’s series and the aim of the team is to produce the winner of each event as the series goes around the Country. ...

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