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Brutal

This year, legendary endurance pair Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel took on their most ambitious challenge yet. And almost failed.

7 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

These 13 Running Myths Are Dated, Dangerous, and Slowing Down You

The sport's top experts call B.S. and share what will actually help you run stronger and smarter than ever

10+ mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

The Ultimate Body-Weight Challenge

With this four-week do-anywhere routine, you'll build full-body strength, reduce your injury risk and give your fitness a boost.

8 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

TRAINING WITH THE BEST

To race as fast as the world's top runners, practise as slowly as they do.

4 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

MOVING TARGET

Roelof Mostert fought back from near-tragedy twice and used running to get his life back.

6 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

BUST YOUR BUTTONS!

INSTANTLY RECOGNISABLE IN HIS TRADEMARK BUTTON-UP SHIRT WITH COLLAR, PETE CALITZ BUCKS THE POPULAR TREND AND SETS HIS OWN RUNNING STYLE.

2 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

Can You Kick It?

Marathon elites prove every runner can benefit from a strong finishing burst. Here's how to improve yours.

5 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

Fighting talk

How motivational mantras can keep you going when your body wants to give up.

2 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

Can you eat yourself young?

RW DIGESTS THE SOLID SCIENCE BEHIND THE TANTALISING HEADLINES TO FIND OUT HOW WHAT'S ON YOUR PLATE AND WHAT ISN'T CAN KEEP MIND, BODY AND SOLES FITTER IN THE LONG RUN

8 mins read
Runner's World SA
July/August 2022

Demon Dogs and Strange Shapes - a Fright-night Run

The best time of day to run is an individual matter.

3 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

How Do You Get Fast?

For those suffering from slow, there are a number of remedies.

5 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Fuel's Gold

Follow these golden rules to fuel your runs and put PBs on the menu.

10+ mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Ice Runner

Some people live their passion no matter what. That's runner Grant Clarke: fast-packing around Mont Blanc, cycling solo through Africa... And now, spending 10 weeks in a frozen desert.

3 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Supercharge Your Speed With Super Sets

Amplify your strength work to run faster and longer without spending hours in the gym.

6 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

We Can Be Champions

Multiple Olympian and 2004 New York Marathon-winner Hendrick Ramaala is gathering his experience - and using it to craft a new generation of South African road runners.

9 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Win The Cold War

How to make sure winter doesn't freeze your fun and fitness

3 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Raising the Trail-Run 'Steaks

Some farmers keep all their eggs in one basket. But not trail-running farmers.

7 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Treasure Island

Away from the holiday crowds, the, Balearic island of Mallore is a trail-running jewel.

8 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

5K: The Perfect Distance

A little regular training will get you ready to step out and run a 5K in just five weeks.

6 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

IT TAKES ALL SORTS

We've all seen the club runner, the beginner and the speed demon, but there are many other types of runner out there. In fact, our sport has a welcome for just about everyone

4 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2022

Dom-inate!

US-based South African Dom Scott-Efurd not only ran the second-fastest-ever half marathon by a South African, she also established a new 20km SA record (in only her second half-marathon attempt!). This is what she learnt - and how it can help you in your next 21.1.

4 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Coach Parry's - 11 Rules of Half Marathon Running

Training for your first (or best) half marathon requires commitment - and a plan. The first bit is up to you; but we've asked Pretoria-based running coach Lindsey Parry - aka Coach Parry - to lay down the plan.

8 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Lesotho Loop, Lesotho

Rave run

2 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Can You Breathe Yourself Fitter?

Research suggests changing how we inhale and exhale could improve our running performance. Breathtaking development, or a load of hot air?

8 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Mind Power

Break Through Mental Barriers to Make Longer Efforts Easier.

5 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Avo Load of That!

Avocado can aid your gut health.

1 min read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

The Performance Benefits of Caffeine

Forget the coffee-fixated hipster image; science says caffeine really work for runners.

5 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Welcome Back, Parkrun, My Saturday Serotonin Surge

Normality is returning - glorious, unpredictable, never-to-betaken-for-granted-again normality.

3 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Your Running Reset

Injury? Motivation dip? Or just want to shake things up? Resetting running habits can reap big rewards: try this -injury-proofing workout - and a blueprint for a perfect race.

10 mins read
Runner's World SA
March/April 2022

Heart-Rate Training Can Make You Faster. Here's How

Most runners gauge their workout intensity by pace: the faster you run, the harder the workout.

5 mins read
Runner's World SA
May/June 2020

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