The SPAR Grand Prix title race has been thrown wide open after race one, which sees Transnet’s Mapaseka Makhanya lead the standings on 19 points.
The SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge promises bigger prizes at the 20th running of the Port Elizabeth event on 4 May, and launches a 2km Little Ladies race among exciting developments
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Nedbank AGN athlete, Zimbabwe’s Rutendo Nyahora raced to a clear 12-second win in the opening of the five 2013 SPAR Grand Prix races, at the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge in Cape Town this morning, ahead of Mapaseka Makhanya and Zintle Xiniwe, with 2012 defending champ Rene Kalmer – taking her time recovering from injury, finishing in fourth place
Road-running queen Rene Kalmer got her dream prize in a new Nissan Micra at the SPAR Grand Prix Awards at Buitengeluk, Broadacres in Johannesburg. This was Kalmer’s third Grand Prix title.
Irvette van Blerk has won the Johannesburg SPAR 10Km Challenge on Sunday morning, ending in second place in the 2012 Grand Prix series behind her teammate Rene Kalmer, who withdrew for injury.
Rene Kalmer and Irvette van Blerk ready for SPAR 10Km Challenge on Sunday. Kalmer is going for a clean sweep of titles, while van Blerk is hoping to win her fourth Johannesburg title.
The Johannesburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge was launched in gorgeous Spring weather at the scenic Buitengeluk in Fourways. Guests included veteran runner Sonja Laxton, who will be running her 76th SPAR 10km Challenge and Rene Kalmer, the poster girl of road running, who is going for five wins out of five this year.
Star SA distance runner Rene Kalmer has pole position to grab her third 2012 SPAR Grand Prix title at the Women’s 10km Challenge at Supersport Park on Saturday afternoon
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