South Africa’s nine-member ultra-distance team is raring to take on tomorrow’s IAU 100km World Championships in Sveti, Croatia.
The team of runners, who departed for Croatia on Tuesday night, is loaded with some serious running talent. The men's team, consisting of five athletes, will be led by three-time Comrades Marathon winner Bongmusa Mthembu - who secured the silver medal
René Kalmer has been running in SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge races for more than half her life. In fact, she notched up her first win at the tender age of 14, and since then has also been winning Challenge races for many years.
Kalmer has won more SPAR races than anyone else. She has also won the SPAR Grand Prix three times – in 2007, 2009 and 2012, and finished in the top 1
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will be opening on Friday, 19 October 2018.
CMA Marketing Manager, Thami Vilakazi says, “We are well aware that many Comrades Marathon runners are focused on getting their entry into next year’s race and we are pleased to announce the opening date for entries for the 2019 event.&rdquo