road running

 
No jogging: Pavement-pounders get the push in Sierra Leone
No jogging: Pavement-pounders get the push in Sierra Leone
Street jogging with your chums is a sport enjoyed by millions around the world – but not by police in Sierra Leone, who have just outlawed the...
Running away from pain was first step to Comrades greatness
Running away from pain was first step to Comrades greatness
When Jackie Mekler was a young man, he used to get up in the middle of the night and run to work. After a day of training as a printers' apprentice...
For girls who don’t want shoes in tampon box colours
For girls who don’t want shoes in tampon box colours
I can’t find cool trainers because I refuse to wear them in pink or purple or rancid, pukey pastel. My feet are depressed and my mind is livid....
How running junkies find their next fix
How running junkies find their next fix
This year's Comrades winner, Bongmusa Mthembu, keeps his next to his bed. A running friend of mine keeps hers in the bathroom.
Why can't we jog freely?
Why can't we jog freely?
Often in this country, it seems our bodies are not our own. They are for others to paw, caress, titillate, abuse and even disfigure. As certain as I...
Athletes urged to vote for Jozi with their feet
Athletes urged to vote for Jozi with their feet
This is not just a T-shirt. It is a map of Johannesburg as it could be -- an invitation to plot the city with your own two feet, to become a human...
Comrades runners set for sparrows start
Comrades runners set for sparrows start
Anxiety, fear and excitement are building up as runners prepare for this year's 85th anniversary of the Comrades Marathon, which gets underway on...
Road runners chase big money in Bloemfontein
Road runners chase big money in Bloemfontein
South Africa's top runners will have to weather an onslaught from their foreign counterparts at the Nedbank Matha Series' Half Marathon in...
Two Oceans to go over Chappies
Two Oceans to go over Chappies
The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon race office has received confirmation from the Western Cape provincial government that Chapman's Peak will be...
Haile's big heart
Haile's big heart
Haile Gebrselassie has won a bag full of Olympic medals and broken an incredible 27 world records on his way to international stardom.
Athletic escapism in Burundi
Athletic escapism in Burundi
It's 7am on Sunday morning but already hundreds of bright bodies -- a stirred up rainbow beehive -- are sprinkled across the brown sand beaches of...

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