Could you complete this 400-metre race?

What’s 400 metres, right? It’s one lap around a standard athletics track, for goodness’ sake. Granted, not everyone could complete 400 metres in Wayde van Niekerk’s record-breaking time of just 43.03 seconds, but how does a 400-metre…

6 things you’re likely to hear runners say

Let’s face it: runners are almost a species on their own. They’re resilient and tough and have the patience and determination that is only learnt through continuous exercise and constant routine. With that being said, there are some key…
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Comrades Marathon 2018: This is who to watch

The 93rd annual Comrades Marathon is less than a week away, and just as it did before the previous 92 editions of the celebrated ultramarathon, the excitement is building. This year’s “down” race is set to start at the Pietermaritzburg…

Time to change your running shoes

Do you love to run? Do you enjoy the freedom of the open road, the sound of the birds, the wind in your face and being alone with your thoughts? If you answered yes to any of those questions then you will understand what I mean when I speak…

Peak Performance on the trails

I’m awakened by the ear piercing shrill yet hysterically comical cacophony of a rooster crowing, jackal howling, baboon barking and a lion roaring to greet the new dawn. This recorded medley of animal calls is followed by a vibey rendition…
Ironman 2018 Compressport
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These are the pro athletes to watch at this year’s IRONMAN African Championship

The Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship, which takes place on 15 April in Nelson Mandela Bay, has drawn a crowd of well over 2000 triathletes to the Windy City. These athletes extraordinaire will be competing against each other, the wind…
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IRONMAN weekend warms up with Compressport morning run

In what has become a tradition during IRONMAN competitions all over the world, Compressport again had a morning run in Nelson Mandela Bay on Friday, 13 April. The run set the tone for what promises to be an exciting weekend of triathlon action…
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Get limited edition Compressport gear at IRONMAN African Champs

The Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship takes place this weekend, and the city of Port Elizabeth is gearing up for another sensational event featuring some of the world’s best triathletes. If you visit the Compressport stand at this…
Ironman 2018 Compressport
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Compressport and ON are at the IRONMAN African Championship

If you’re in Nelson Mandela Bay for the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship, remember to drop by the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex. The Health and Fitness Expo 2018 is the official expo to the Standard Bank IRONMAN Africa…
Ironman 2018 Compressport swimmer
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IRONMAN African Championship set to cause a bustle in the Bay

For the 14th year in a row, Nelson Mandela Bay is the proud host of the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship. Over 2000 athletes – as many as 40% are from abroad – are expected to take part in this test of endurance and speed. The…