Nare Plans to Use SPAR Grand Prix Prize Money to Build Home

by | Oct 10, 2021

Ethiopia’s Tadu Nare plans on using her SPAR Grand Prix 10km victory prize money to build a home for her mother.

Nare raced to victory at the Nelson Mandela University on Saturday, 9 October 2021, as she crossed the finish line in 32.33 minutes to make it six out of six victories in the series.

“I found it very difficult in the wind,” said Nare to the press.

Click here to read Nare’s SPAR 10km win in Johannesburg on 3 October

She will receive R190 000, having already pocketed R150 000 for winning the six races.

“I would like to build a house for my mother,” she said.

20-year-old Tayla Kavanagh (Murray & Roberts) who ran the fastest time by a South African on South African soil this year, came second in 32.51, while Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) finished third in 32.59.

Kesa Molotsane (Murray & Roberts) secured second place on the Grand Prix log by finishing fourth in 33.17 minutes. Lesotho Olympian, Khatala Neheng was fifth in 33.21, and three-time SPAR Grand Prix winner, Irvette van Zyl, who is recovering from a stress fracture, was sixth in 33.27.

 

Results of the SPAR Grand Prix 10km at the Nelson Mandela University on Saturday, 9 October 2021:

Senior:
1. Tadu Nare (Nedbank) 32:33
2. Tayla Kavanagh (Murray & Roberts) 32:51
3. Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) 32:59
4. Kesa Molotsane (Murray & Roberts) 33:17
5. Khatala Neheng (Save Orion) 33:21
6. Irvette van Zyl (Nedbank) 33:27
7. Cian Oldknow (Murray & Roberts) 34:28
8. Stella Marais (Nedbank) 34:31
9. Patience Murowe (Nedbank) 34:55
10. Diana Lebo Phalula (Boxer) 35:03

Junior:
1. Rylee-Kai Challenor (Murray & Roberts) 41:08
2. Ria Kesham (Boxer) 43:34; 3. Kaitlyn Wolff (Achilles) 43:39

40-49:
1. Janie Grundling (Murray & Roberts) 36:43
2. Enie Manzini (Murray & Roberts) 37:46
3. Rolandi Schutte (Nedbank) 38:31

50-59:
1. Silver Shani (Boxer) 41:02
2. Elmarie Pretorius (Run/Walk for Life) 41:49
3. Christine Claasen (Achilles) 43:33

60-69:
1. Judy Bird (Murray & Roberts) 41:07
2. Annatjie Botes (Nedbank) 44:30
3. Karen Brough (Murray & Roberts) 45:21

70-79:
1. Liz Jenkerson (Muirite Striders) 58:26
2. Helene Oppel (Elite) 01:07:25

 

Photo 1 Caption: Ethiopia’s Tadu Nare plans on using her SPAR Grand Prix 10km victory prize money to build a home for her mother. Nare raced to victory at the Nelson Mandela University on Saturday, 9 October 2021, as she crossed the finish line in 32.33 minutes to make it six out of six victories in the series. Photo: SPAR Grand Prix

 

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