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Mashaba and Isaiah cross the finish line first at Uniwisp Urban 2 in 1 in Mbombela

The event consisted of a 10km and a 21.1 km race was well supported.

The host club won both the men’s and the women’s half-marathon at the Uniwisp Urban 2-in-1 on Saturday May 4.

The 21.1km and 10km races started and finished at Nelspruit Rugby Club.

Uniwisp’s Abednico Mashaba claimed a comfortable victory in the men’s half-marathon in a time of 01:06:24.

Sifiso Ngcobo of City of Mbombela Marathon Club was second in 01:07:28. Nedbank LVCC’s Albert Kankor took third place in 01:08:41.

The women’s 21.1km race was won by Rosaline Isaiah of Uniwisp in a time of 01:22:57.

The second women’s runner across the line was Nomvula Sithole of LowMed in 01:24:24, and Sandra Mashaba of Kruger Park Marathon Club was third in 01:34:22.

The other 21.1km category winners were:
Female
• 40-49: Wendy Bosch – 01:35:32
• 50-59: Madeleine Whitehair – 01:44:27
• 60-69: Sandy Mclagen – 02:05:38.
Male
• Junior: Bhekimuzi Khoza – 01:19:50
• 40-49: Albert Kankor – 01:08:41
• 50-59: Marius Schoeman – 01:44:15
• 60-69: Johannes Nyalunga – 01:41:12
• 70-79: Bennie Burger – 02:10:05.

The 10km category results were:
Female

• Junior: Sheba Sithole – 00:44:06
• Senior: Zanele Sehohle – 00:40:20 (overall winner)
• 40-49: Chantel Middel-Bovée – 00:46:23
• 50-59: Charmaine Adendorff – 00:54:21
• 60-69: Allison Hay – 00:49:01
• 70+: Hettie Steyn – 01:41:23.
Male
• Junior: Gian Wessels – 00:36:57
• Senior: Prince Ndlovu – 00:30:29 (overall winner)
• 40-49: Ntuthuko Maseko – 00:33:23
• 50-59: Moris Maiga – 00:35:02
• 60-69: Kobus Beeslaar – 00:53:02
• 70+: Peet Maree – 01:07:55.

 
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