Marathon runner, Irvette van Zyl, thanks South Africa for supporting her Olympic Games participation as she was not able to complete the women’s marathon race on Saturday.
Irvette van Zyl crossed the finish line at 3:04:23 to set a new record as the first South African female to break the 50km IAU World Record, in Gqeberha on Sunday
South African long-distance runner, Nontu Mgabhi, makes a positive impact to uplift the lives of the youth after raising R1.7 million to refurbish Khiphinkuzi Primary School in KwaZulu-Natal.
The Comrades Marathon Association is set to stage the Race The Comrades Legends virtual event where runners across the globe can enter and will receive an official Comrades medal.
Riana van Niekerk of the Mr. Price Club won the Loskop 50km Ultramarathon in 3:22:05 on Saturday 21 April 2007, and as the ultra’s 2006 defending champion, became the first woman ever to successfully defend her title in the history of the race.