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Foreign onslaught looking for big pay out at NMB ASA Half Marathon
Friday, July 19, 2019
The Nelson Mandela Bay Athletics South Africa Half Marathon on Saturday 27 July, incorporating the CAA Southern Region Championships, is fast becoming a popular race with international athletes, lured by the substantial prize purse on offer. ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The 2019 SPAR Grand Prix Women’s 10km Challenge series has reached the midway point and sensational Namibian runner Helalia Johannes (Nedbank Namibia) is firmly in the lead, with three wins from three races...

Nedbank running club athletes are still churning in fast performances
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
The running calendar is slowly starting to pick up again after a little down time since the Comrades Marathon last month but the Nedbank running club athletes are still churning in fast performances. ...

2019 Spirit of Comrades Nominations Open
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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“Do good and good will come to you!”...

The Gerda and Nick show
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
When Gerda Steyn crossed the line last month becoming the first woman to run the Comrades Marathon up run in under 6 hours, the first person she embraced was Nick Bester. Not only was Bester the national manager of the Nedbank running club, the team that Steyn runs for, but her coach of now 3 years...

Jackie Mekler (Comrades Race No.9)
Monday, July 1, 2019
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The oldest surviving Comrades Marathon winner has passed away at the age of 87. Jackie Mekler was not just a runner and a winner, he was the last of the Comrades Great 5-time Winners who completed The Ultimate Human Race 12 times...

Helalia makes it 3 in a row
Monday, June 24, 2019
Helalia Johannes made it 3 Spar Grand Prix victories in a row alongside 3 new national records as the Nedbank running club green dream team athlete stormed to victory yesterday in Durban in dominant fashion. ...

Monday, June 24, 2019
Durban, South Africa - Namibian Helalia Johannes (Nedbank) set the Durban SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge alight on Sunday morning, winning in the record time of 30 minutes 58 seconds. ...

Revised Comrades Marathon Qualifying Criteria
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that qualifying events for the 2020 Comrades Marathon will include all official marathons being held between 25 August 2019 and 2 May 2020. ...

Message from Mike
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
On behalf of all Nedbankers, I congratulate Nedbank Running Club's Edward Mothibi and Gerda Steyn who took home the gold medals in the 2019 Comrades Marathon, with Gerda smashing the women’s record, completing the course in 5:58:55 on Sunday. ...

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