Race Results: Transnet runner Mapaseka Makhanya took an early lead in Saturday’s SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge race at 2pm in Pretoria, and stayed away to win the Pretoria leg of the race.
The first black South African woman to be awarded Springbok Colours in 1984, today Blanche Moila is the graceful epitome of success achieved in spite of the unbearable circumstances of our country’s past. Advocating for support and development of historically-disadvantaged young South Africans girls, Moila strives to make a difference every opportunity she has.
The Southern Region Cross Country Championships were held in Malawi over the weekend, and in a good sign for the future of South African middle distance running, there were good performances by the junior women.
Harmony runners dominated the weekend’s City to City Heritage Ultra Marathon, with a comfortable win by Thabitha TsaTsa over Liberty’s Riana van Niekerk in the women’s 50km event.