Category Archives: Running

Rocking at the Music Run


We were promised an experience unlike any other. We were promised the loudest 5km in the world. We were promised more fun in an afternoon than watching those cat videos on YouTube. We were promised entertainment. All of these promises were met in abundance at the first ever Music Run in South Africa. Breaking the […]

WIN – Entry to the Music Run


We have been writing about the Music Run for a couple of weeks now and we are extremely excited to announce that we have two tickets to giveaway. The loudest 5km race in the world, the Music Run, is finally making its stop in South Africa, where Johannesburg will play host to the innovative race. The […]

5 Short Runs to get your Year started

New Year has kicked in and many people have embarked on a new journey of fitness, health and clean living. Running has become my poison of choice for fitness over the last 18 months, so with my own taste in mind, here are five short runs you can take part in over the next month […]

10 Events to look forward to in 2017

2017 is already 10 days old and some amazing sport is already underway, including the Dakar Rally. As we look forward to what 2017 will have to offer. So it’s an important thing at this point in time for us to diarise all the important things like children’s birthdays, anniversaries and other important things, but […]

Reviewing the South African 2016 Sport Year

The calendar year is almost over and it’s been a year of some incredible highs for the Rainbow nation and some incredible lows. As has become a little tradition for me here at Sports 24 Seven – All Things Jabu, a recap is in order for the year that was. And while I never intentionally […]

The Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series 2016

I have now been running for just over a year on and off due to injury, however I have mainly only taken part in road running. However as you would have seen with my adventures with the likes of the obstacle course races and even a duathlon. So when I was presented with the opportunity […]

PUMA’s School of Speed is Here

In 2016 South African sprinting emerged as an area of massive pride for South Africa as the shorter distances started featuring South Africans on a regular basis. Of course it was also the year that Usain Bolt completed the unprecedented triple triple at the Rio Olympics. With all the excitement around the flagship events of […]

The Music Run is coming to South Africa


The loudest 5km race in the world, the Music Run, is finally making its stop in South Africa, where Johannesburg will play host to the innovative race. The Music Run by Old Mutual is an immersive 5k fun run that puts music at the heart of the experience. Over 120 concert quality speakers pumping out over […]

The Big 5 Sports Challenge passes half-way

The seventh Big 5 Sports Challenge is currently underway as part of the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival. The Big 5 Sports Challenge has become a bucket list item on the international endurance and adventure race calendar. Athletes compete in five predetermined events and a points system is used to determine the winners. The first […]

A Pain in the Brain – Floored by Injury

Last year I took on the well i am 4 challenge. I was one of the Transformation finalists and found myself physically and emotionally lighter. I had become a passionate social runner, building up to 15 km with relative comfort. Sweets and sugar had never appeared less appealing to me. My affinity towards Coca-Cola and […]