Despite being disqualified for taking a wrong turn in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) has retained her grip on the SPAR Grand Prix title, with just one race to go.
Xaba, title holder Kesa Molotsane and two Lesotho runners were disqualified on Sunday after they followed the wrong vehicle and went the wrong way during the race, which wa
South Africa’s golden girl of long distance running, 2018 Two Oceans champion and Comrades Marathon gold medallist Gerda Steyn has been invited to join the elite women’s field at this year’s New York City Marathon, where the 2018 women’s field is seen as one of the most competitive ever to compete in New York.
“I am so thrilled about this! The organizers of the N
There was drama at the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, when five elite athletes were disqualified after taking the wrong route.
Irvette van Zyl (Nedbank) won the race in 34:26 minutes, just 10 weeks after giving birth to her second son. Jenet Mbhele (Umzimkh) was second in 34:47 minutes and Rutendo Nyahora (Nedbank) was third in 34.56.
With two races to go in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series, Boxer runner Glenrose Xaba appears to be in poll position in the race for the SPAR Grand Prix title.
The fifth race in the series takes place in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday and a good win for Xaba would give her a healthy lead going into the final race, at Marks Park Sporting Club in Johannesburg on October 7.
He has just won the gruelling 75km Umngeni River Run – and that on his first attempt at this beautifully tough race set in the mountainous KwaZulu-Natal. Meet Eric Ngubane, probably one of the most versatile runners out there, as he seems to switch seamlessly between trail and road, while performing excellently on both.
Traversing the WESSA Umngeni Valley Nature Reserve and Hilton Colle
Mamorallo Tjoka and Annie Bothma enjoyed an active approach to National Women’s Day (Thursday, 09 August 2018) by claiming gold in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively.
Mamorallo Tjoka crossed the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) in an impressive time of 34 minutes 33 seconds. “I wasn’t able to run as fast as
The 2018 SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series has reached the halfway point and the SPAR Grand Prix is still wide open. The Pretoria Challenge -- the fourth race in the six-race series -- takes place at Supersport Park on Saturday, (August 4) and elite runners will be doing their best to claim a stake in the Grand Prix.
Defending champion Kesa Molotsane appeared to be cruising to victory