After a year in which four different runners won SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge races, the 28th Joburg Challenge at Marks Park in Emmarentia on Sunday will be crucial in deciding the outcome of the 2018 SPAR Grand Prix.
As things stand, Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) will almost certainly win the Grand Prix title, with prize money of R185 000. She currently has 87 points, five more than her nearest
She placed 4th lady at her debut Comrades Marathon this year, and is seen as one of the country’s most experienced (and nicest) female long distance runners. It seems the 42-year-old Tanith Maxwell just goes from strength to strength each year. Her latest achievement is an elite invitation to the upcoming Valencia Marathon in Spain, where she will be lining up amongst the women’s elite fiel
If having the defending champion, Joshua Cheptegei and South Africa’s Thabang Mosiako, Phillimon Mathiba and sensation Ryan Mphahlele in the line-up for the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN isn’t exciting enough, Kenya’s John Langat and South Africa’s Elroy Gelant have also confirmed their entry to the race on Sunday, 14 October 2018.