At every race there are those that are competing for line honours and then there is the rest of us who make up the numbers on race day. But who is the better athlete? Is it the Average Joe athlete - that I am – or the elite athletes that I see so often as part of my job? I have to blame radio personality and sports nut Brad Brown for this debate raging in my head so often as it was Brad who asked me the que
Irvette van Zyl (Nedbank) led from start to finish to win the Joburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Marks Park in Emmarentia on a cool and overcast Sunday morning. Van Zyl finished 35.08 minutes, beating Kesa Moletsane (KPMG) by 19 seconds. Nolene Conrad (KPMG) was third in 36.39.
Molotsane’s second place was good enough to secure her victory in the 2017 SPAR Grand Prix. The defen
Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei was touted as the race favourite at the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN – and the 21-year-old World Championship 10 000m silver medallist delivered, when he smashed the South African All-Comers Record of 27:55 set by Richard Limo in Port Elizabeth in 2004. Cheptegei crossed the line in 27:28 for the fourth fastest time in the world this year, as well as a Ugandan N