Tavengwa Takes Pretoria Challenge

by | Aug 26, 2007

The SPAR Women's 10km Challenge, held in Pretoria on Saturday, 25 August 2007, was won by Sharon Tavengwa (Harmony) in a time of (34.58). Second was Joyce Mwende (Kenya) in a time of (35.00), and third place was Louisa Leballo (Mr Price) in a time of (35.24). Photo: Cathy Kotze

Pre-race favourites Rene Kalmer and Grace de Olivera failed to achieve their intended results, with Kalmer finishing fourth behind Harmony’s Sharon Tavengwa, Kenya’s Joyce Mwende Katenge and team-mate Louisa Leballo, in the Open division of Pretoria’s SPAR 10km Challenge on Saturday.

In the 40-49 division, Mr Price’s de Oliveira finished second to Tessa Burnell of the Raiders, while Maxine Heine-Wacker was the first of the Juniors to finish.

The SPAR Women's 10km Challenge, held in Pretoria on Saturday, 25 August 2007, was won by Sharon Tavengwa (Harmony) in a time of (34.58). Second was Joyce Mwende (Kenya) in a time of (35.00), and third place was Louisa Leballo (Mr Price) in a time of (35.24). Photo: Cathy KotzeSPAR Women’s 10km Challenge Pretoria – Tuks Sportsgrounds
Saturday, 25th – August 2007

 
Open Results:
1. Sharon Tavengwa (Harmony) 34:58
2. Joyce Mwende Katenge (Kenya) 35:00
3. Louisa Leballo (Mr Price) 35:24
4. Rene Kalmer (Mr Price) 36:17
5. Annerine van Schalkwyk (Irene) 36:20
6. Catherine Nkosi (Transwerk) 36:51
7. Gloria Baeba (Harmony) 37:22
8. Charne Bosman (Mr Price) 37:40
9. Simangela Mabusa (Lekoa) 38:04
10. Tshifiwa Mundalamo (Harmony) 38:10
 
40 – 49:
1. Tessa Burnell (Raiders) 38:37
2. Grace de Oliveira (Mr Price) 39:11
3. Sarah Mahlangu (Raiders) 41:58
 
50 – 59:
1. Marietjie Ceronio (Harmony) 44:58
2. Francis van Blerk (Harmony) 45:32
3. Rene van Zyl (Magnolia) 46:16
 
60 – 69:
1. Wendy Wilkins (RAC) 51:43
2. Marilyn Moore (Breakthru Midrand) 54:56
3. Esme Kloppers (Transwerk) 58:45
 
70+:
1. Miemie Schoeman (Transwerk) 70:18
2. Henta Jordaan (Phobians) 88:21
3. Lilly Krugel (Alpha Centurion) 91:33
 
Junior:
1. Maxine Heine-Wacker (Harmony) 38:54
2. Patience Khumalo (Lekoa) 39:00
3. Noria Sibanda (Harmony) 39:14

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