Kathrine Switzer (USA), a true trailblazer for women’s sport, will compete in the Virgin Money London Marathon for the first time in 2018 – the year in which the UK has been celebrating equality for women.
Switzer was the first woman to challenge the all-male tradition of marathon running when she became the first woman to enter and officially race the Boston Marathon in 1967.
This year’s SPAR Women’s 10km Grand Prix Series is bigger and better than ever – prize money has been boosted and the winner of the Grand Prix will pocket an additional R12,000 for a total prize of R185,000. The runner up will receive R60,000 and the third placed athlete will take home R35,500.
This of course means some spectacular running ahead as SA’s top women will
The South African running community as well as the Nedbank Running Club (NRC) have not only lost one of its most talented and promising Comrades Gold medallists, but also a humble, disciplined and very kind man.
Friends, training partners and of course family members of Siphiwe Ndlela are still in shock after the untimely death of this talented 28-year-old who passed away this past weekend wh