Glenrose Xaba has become the eighth athlete to win the coveted SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge Grand Prix, finishing the 2018 series in style with a total of 104 points.
Twenty-three year old Xaba of the Boxer Club won the Pretoria Challenge, finished second in three races, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban and came fourth in Johannesburg. She and three other runners, including last year’s Grand
Anyone who has ever met Gerda Steyn or who has watched an interview with the Two Oceans winner and Comrades Marathon gold medallist knows what a down to earth, friendly and humorous girl she is. It is safe to say there is probably not one running picture ever taken of her where her trademark wide smile can’t be seen.
So when the 28-year-old Steyn lined up on New York’s Staten Isla
She has always been a notch above the rest, but what South African marathon runner Irvette van Zyl has managed to achieve in the last five months is absolutely phenomenal and inspiring. Barely five months after the birth of her second child she has just won the highly competitive Soweto Marathon, and in the process set a new record on a very tough course. This all shortly after she has won the one race after the