After two races, Mr Price Central Gauteng is well in the lead in the Spar Club Grand Prix competition, with 139 points, 18 ahead of their nearest rivals, Harmony Gauteng North.
With six weeks to go before Pretoria’s SPAR Women’s 10 km Challenge at the Tuks Sportsgrounds on August 25, Spring will be in the air for this important women’s sporting event.
The open women’s event at the SA Half Marathon Championships in Durban didn’t go according to plan for Rene Kalmer (CGA, Mr Price).
Athletics South Africa (ASA) has noted with interest the supreme form that Rene Kalmer has displayed this year, and that she has not been beaten on the road since her 6th place at the Nedbank Half Marathon in Pretoria in January.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced that Durban will brace itself this weekend for the coming storm, as some 155 top athletes from around the country gather for the Nedbank SA Half Marathon Championships on Sunday 1 July.
There will be plenty of activities to keep spectators at the SPAR Mercury Women’s 10 & 5km Challenge entertained as the runners and walkers go about the business of either earning Grand Prix points, the prize money up for grabs for a placing or simply enjoying the benefits of good healthy exercise.
Winter has made its presence felt, with icy winds and bitter mornings – but as the poet Shelley pointed out, ‘If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?’ It is a good thing to remember on those cold Pretoria mornings – just three months to go, and it will be Spring again!
Sunday is the day when thousands of women from all over KwaZulu-Natal and beyond take to the streets of Durban in the SPAR Mercury Women’s 10km and 5km Challenge, with Bokomo at the Sahara Cricket Stadium, Kingsmead in Durban.
SAfm’s Queen of Talk Thabiso Sikwane and 5fm’s Koula have finished the 2007 Comrades Marathon on their first ever attempt.
Farwa Mentoor showed once again why she is rated the country’s top ultra-marathon runner, when she finished the 2007 Comrades Marathon as the first South African woman home.