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Charlin Ntuli summits Mt Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of menstrual hygiene support for the girl child

Independent online (SA) 29 Sep 2022
... South Africa,” said Ntuli ... Ntuli remains committed to pushing herself and in her attempt to celebrate and amplify women and girls in South Africa, running her second Comrades Marathon - demonstrating that there are no limits to what women can achieve with great determination.
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Darjeeling teacher at Berlin Marathon

The Telegraph India 27 Sep 2022
Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge competed against the clock to beat his own world record at the BMW Berlin Marathon in Germany on Sunday and in the same race, Darjeeling boy Vikram Rai tried to surmount all his odds ... Roshini, too, has participated in international runs, including the 89km Comrades Marathon in South Africa, in 2012.
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Sad reality of the historic Soweto Marathon

Independent online (SA) 25 Sep 2022
To the uninitiated, the Soweto Marathon is not just a 42.2km run (there’s also the half marathon and 10km races) but rather a trip down memory lane through the history of South Africa’s battle against apartheid ... A little birdie told me the Soweto Marathon might not be televised on ...
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The Art and Science of Fitness | Can running or exercising kill you?

Hindustan Times 23 Sep 2022
Professor Timothy Noakes, a veteran sports and exercise medicine expert who, for many years, was the medical director for the 89-km-long Comrades marathon held in South Africa, wrote his world-famous book Lore of Running which used to rightly be called the Bible of running by coaches and runners.
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A thrilling Run Your City Joburg 10k in the offing

Independent online (SA) 22 Sep 2022
Johannesburg — For a country that prides itself as a specialist in ultra-marathon running, South Africa does produce some fantastic short-distance road runners. The fact that Comrades Marathon up-run record holder Gerda Steyn is not only in possession of SA’s best marathon time, but is very useful in the 10km as well bears testimony to this.
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Powerful typhoon pounds southern Japan; thousands evacuated

The Associated Press 18 Sep 2022
SYDNEY (AP) — Kenyan Moses Kibet claimed victory in a fast-paced Sydney marathon which saw the top three finishers all better the previous fastest time in Australia ... Japan’s Jun Hiromichi won the men’s wheelchair marathon in 1.52.47.
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Kenya’s Moses Kibet wins Sydney marathon in record time

The Associated Press 18 Sep 2022
SYDNEY (AP) — Kenyan Moses Kibet claimed victory in a fast-paced Sydney marathon which saw the top three finishers all better the previous fastest time in Australia ... Japan’s Jun Hiromichi won the men’s wheelchair marathon in 1.52.47.
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Kenya's Moses Kibet wins Sydney marathon in record time

Hastings Tribune 18 Sep 2022
SYDNEY (AP) — Kenyan Moses Kibet claimed victory in a fast-paced Sydney marathon which saw the top three finishers all better the previous fastest time in Australia ... Ethiopian Chalu Deso Gemisa, the winner of the Paris marathon earlier this year, was third in 2.07.08.
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Ethiopia tax exempts electric vehicles

New Business Ethiopia 16 Sep 2022
Owned by Ethiopia’s Olympic Gold medalist Haile Gebressilasse, Marathon Motors has been engaged in assembling of electric vehicles. In addition, recently Green Tech Africa has also imported dozens of electric cars and expressed its plan to commence assembling some 5,000 vehicles locally in a short period of time ... ....
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1,323 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 900 Dead, After COVID Injection

GlobalResearch 16 Sep 2022
News Story News Story2 25/08/2022 South Africa Dead. Phakamile Ntshiza (47), Adventist Athletic Club Runner collapsed and died around the half-way mark in the Comrades Marathon in South Africa ... Mzameleni Mthembu (43), experienced ultra-marathon runner collapsed and died 12km from the end of the 90km Comrades Marathon in South Africa.
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Zimbabwe: Mpofu Breaks Sarpcco Games Record

All Africa 14 Sep 2022
One of Zimbabwe's top long-distance runners Isaac Mpofu ...
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Finishing 8th in a pool of 60,000 elite runners means more – William Amponsah

Joy Online 13 Sep 2022
There was a huge improvement from Amponsah as we have seen the entire year following his huge half marathon Personal Best (PB) of 1.03.15 ... Longer term? A training camp and let’s look at the World Half Marathon Championships, let’s look at the All Africa Games and we will take it from there,” He added.
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This Azusa 100-year-old has lived life ‘full throttle’

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 10 Sep 2022
They bungee jumped in Australia, rode whitewater rapids in Africa, and ziplined in Costa Rica. Davis ran her first marathon in Los Angeles when she was 79 ... She ran the New York Marathon with the best time of all the runners in her division.
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Chennai mum completes South Africa marathon

The Times of India 07 Sep 2022
After stepping up her game quite literally for the last six years, Chennai gynaecologist Dr Patel returned home earlier this week as the first woman from Tamil Nadu to have successfully completed one of the world's longest and oldest marathons 'Comrades' in South Africa.

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