“Marathon runners feed on encouragement to get them over the line, and spectators play a vital role to keep their momentum going,” says Janet Welham, race director of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, which takes place on Sunday 17 September this year.
The 42.2km road race, whose International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) Gold Label status makes it unique in Africa, fol
Defending champions David Manja and Kesa Molotsane will defend their titles at the ASA Cross Country Championships in Potchefstroom on Saturday.
Manja leads host province, Athletics Central North West, to face a strong challenge from a line-up which includes last year's silver and bronze medalists, Precious Mashele and Joel Mmone in the Senior Men’s 10km race.
Other contenders include national 5 000m champion Thabang Mosiako, former World Stude