The performance of two South African female elite distance runners at the Valencia Marathon in Spain yesterday is a clear indication of the fantastic talent currently within the ranks of women’s distance running. If the performance of Gerda Steyn and Nolene Conrad is anything to go by, 2018 is set to be a highly competitive year amongst SA’s female distance athletes.
She’s been consistent, dedicated and trained in one of the most beautiful - but tough - places in the world. Now South Africa’s 4th place Comrades Marathon finisher Gerda Steyn is hoping to reap the rewards when she tackles the beautiful Valencia Marathon in Spain on Sunday.
The Valencia marathon, which was awarded IAAF Gold Label Road Race Status in 2016, is often refe