29th Sasol Secunda Marathon

Here are some interesting facts about the race: 150 Marshals and organizers involved, 40 000 water sachets, 2100L of Coke and 200L of Powerade.

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The 29th Sasol Secunda Marathon attracted a record number of entries. This popular race was run on Saturday 10 February and the Bulletin was there at the start.
As a Two Oceans and Comrades Marathon qualifier, the race is an important feature on the athletics calendar. This race has in the past attracted athletes from all provinces.
The race is moderate in marathon terms, an easy first qualifier for Comrades.
The event has grown in stature over the last couple of years” says Pierre Jordaan (Vice President Sasol Mining) “and the entries increased by more than 200 per year over the last 4 years. Today we have 1600 athletes starting.”
Here are some interesting facts about the race: 150 Marshals and organizers involved, 40 000 water sachets, 2100L of Coke and 200L of Powerade.
The 10km winners are: Men – Kathlego Moloi from NAA club with a time of 33:02 minutes. Women – Michelle Parkes from Secunda Marathon club with a time of 43:25 minutes.
The 21km winners are: Men – Thabani Ngwenya from Pietersburg marathon club with a time of 1:09:36, Women – Eunice Nhlapho from the Anglo marathon club with a time of 1:25:42.
The 42km winners are: Men – Graham Malinga from the Anglo marathon club with a time of 2:29:12. Women – Jenni Kruse from Massmart marathon club with a time of 2:58:52

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