A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 kilometres (13.1094 mi). It is half the distance of a marathon and usually run on roads. Participation in half marathons has grown steadily.
South Africa holds the proud record of hosting some of the worlds largest marathons and half marathons. Apart from the health benefits of marathons, they also quite often are conducted for a particular cause. (more…)
The sport of athletics is highly celebrated in South Africa. Athletics can broadly be described as an exclusive collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing and walking. (more…)