Athletics Mpumalanga sent their road running team to participated in the South African Athletics Championships which was held in Durban on Sunday, 9 April.
Athletics Mpumalanga’s team excelled despite the hot and humid climate.
The runners clinched five medals and seven position prizes.
Nthuthuko Maseko finished in 2:35:15, coming 7th overall and 2nd in the category 35+ men (Nedbank LVCC). Japie Jele (Nkangala AA) came 14th overall in a time of 2: 42:23.
Eunice Nhlapho (Anglo Coal) was the second woman overall in a time of 2:58:35 and the first woman in the 35+ category.
Linah Mhlongo (Eskom AC) came 3:13:55 6th overall among the women and 3rd in the category for women 40+.
Helena Joubert was overall the eighth woman home, as well as fourth in the 40+ category. She finished in 3:15:50.