Angela Larkan, the founder of non-profit organisation Thanda, has been named the Clarins Most Dynamic Woman of the Year for 2011 in recognition of her ongoing work to fight the destructive impact of HIV/Aids and poverty on orphans in rural communities.
• Young SA disability activist lauded
The 2011 Comrades Marathon, which took place on 29 May, was the most competitive edition yet. For the first time in the history of the race, top Ethiopian runners entered, posing a great threat to defending champions. The race also saw an increase in entrants from the UK, US, Australia and Brazil.
• South Africa's toughest endurance challenges