Here are gsport’s October 2023 Newsmakers!

gsport is delighted to announce the ten South African individuals and teams unveiled as its October’s Newsmakers, who now join those already in consideration for national acclaim at gsport’s year-end gsport Annual List, early in December.

Samantha Reilly Wins Saturday’s Cape Town Trail Marathon

Cape Town local Samantha Reilly won the 46-kilometre Cape Town Trail Marathon in a remarkable display of grit and determination despite the scorching heat, on Saturday, 14 October, 2023. Photo: Cape Town Trial Marathon on Instagram

Cape Town local Samantha Reilly won Saturday’s 46-kilometre Cape Town Trail Marathon in a remarkable display of athletic endurance, Lijan Burger takes gold in the 22km Trial Marathon, and Irvette van Zyl was thrilled with her 10km win

Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey Smashed Marathon World Record

Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey smashed the marathon world record at the Valencia Half Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP in her debut running at the distance, at the World Athletics Elite Label road race in Spain on Sunday. Photo: NN Running Team via World Athletics (Twitter)

Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey smashed the marathon world record at the Valencia Half Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP in her debut running at the distance, at the World Athletics Elite Label road race in Spain on Sunday. Photo @NNRunningTeam