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Chauke and Oldknow win Johnson Crane Marathon

Cian Oldknow broke the women's record.

Pan African Resources AC runner Proud Chauke and Cian Oldknow, from Hollywoodbets AC, won the men and women’s Johnson Crane Hire Marathon 42.2km race this morning (January 28) at Willowmoore Park.

Chauke won the men’s contest in 02:26:20. He was followed in second place by Moshoeshoe Maama from Lesotho, who clocked 02:29:52 for the second spot, and veteran runner Given Baloyi completed the top three in a time of 02:30:40.

Proud Chauke crosses the line to win the man’s marathon.

Oldknow smashed the women’s course record in spectacular fashion as she cut the tape in a quick-fire 02:29:28, becoming the 11th athlete overall at the finish.

Kenyan Gladys Cheruiyot grabbed the silver medal after crossing the line in 03:07:20 and Carol Smith, from 32iG, finished 22 seconds behind Cheruiyot to round-up the podium.

The winner of the men’s 21.1km Elroy Gelant.

National 3 000m record holder Elroy Gelant clocked 01:05:29 to win the men’s half-marathon, upsetting six-time winner and favourite, Lucky Mohale, who settled for the silver medal after crossing the line in a time of 01:08:58.
Bethuel Matshwi completed the podium in 01:09:23.

Rocky Road Runners’ Farida Zwane won the women’s 21.1km. She breasted the tape in 01:20:23 while local girl, Kate van Jaarsveld came second in 01:26:32. Salome Cooper grabbed the silver medal in a time of 01:28:33.

Farida Zwane won the women’s half-marathon.

The men and women’s 10km race, which incorporated the CGA 10km championship, was won by Gladwin Mzazi and his wife, Lebo Phalula-Mzazi.

Mzazi clocked 30:25 for the win. He was followed by Andries Sesidi six seconds later and Bennett Seloyi completed the top three in 30:48.

Winner of the women’s 10km race, Lebo Phalula-Mzazi.

Phalula-Mzazi crossed the line in 33:37 to win the women’s race and her twin sister, Lebogang Phalula-Luthuli came second in 30:51. Simonay Weitz crossed the line in 37:05 for the bronze medal.

Siyanda Ndebele, from Daveyton Hearts, won the men’s 5km fun run while Kara Beytell, from Springs Striders, crossed the line first to win the women’s event.

For the full results, go to https://www.peaktiming.co.za/results/.

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