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Mo Farah to race Cape Town Marathon Virtual 10km Peace Run
Thursday, July 9, 2020
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“I am also thrilled to confirm that world champ, multiple Olympian, gold medalist and world record holder, Sir Mo Farah, will race in the 10km Virtual Peace Run in the UK. His participation is a huge boost for the virtual race and shows that anyone can run the Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon, no matter where you are," says Francois Pienaar...

Two Oceans Marathon 2020 T-shirt collection
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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Virtual Race-Walking Event
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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ATC Presents Virtual Race
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon cancelled; Virtual Race to go ahead as planned
Monday, June 22, 2020
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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Race Director Renee Jordaan confirmed that entrants will have the option to receive a full refund, or donate their entry fee to charity.  The refund and donations process will be facilitated through entrants’ entry profile on Webtickets. Affected entrants will receive detailed communications and instructions in this regard in the coming days. While the iconic road race may no longer be going ahead this year, the inaugural Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon is set to take the world by storm on 18 October, with the introduction of a Virtual Marathon, Half Marathon and 5km or 10km Peace Run/Walk. ...

Midas Spartans Presents Virtual Run
Monday, June 8, 2020
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AKANI SIMBINE HUNGRY FOR AN OLYMPIC MEDAL
Thursday, May 28, 2020
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The South African record-holder in the 100m believes he has not reached his ceiling yet. Simbine is confident that there is still a lot he can do to break through the barriers to run faster...

MESSAGE FROM WPA ROAD RUNNING COMMISSION REGARDING VIRTUAL EVENTS
Friday, May 22, 2020
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The WPARR Commission proposes that virtual events be promoted in a similar manner to Fun Runs. To avoid event clashes going forward it is suggested that the dates for virtual events are managed via the WPA Fixtures Standing Committee. If virtual events are organized as a fund-raising initiative, due to the current financial situation WPA finds itself in, we appeal to clubs to consider making a financial contribution to the WPA fund to support athletes currently in financial difficulty. Details around the fund and how it will be managed will be made available to all...

THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Thursday, May 14, 2020
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Following long discussion with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA), Athletics South Africa has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon. ...

Cape Town Marathon Launches Virtual Race
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
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Western Province Athletics President, Jakes Jacobs, has called the introduction of the Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon an example of how race organisers can find creative solutions to the challenges they may face. “In this uncertain time, we believe the way forward is to be responsible and prioritise the safety of all participants and stakeholders. This is a great example of how races can step up to the next level.”...

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