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BBAC runners – have shoes, will travel…

A large group of BBAC athletes took part in the Volksrust Race on Saturday, January 26, which was run in perfect weather

Those intrepid Biggarsberg Athletics Club runners have been up and about again in their running shoes – from Volksrust to Benoni.
A large group of BBAC athletes took part in the Volksrust Race on Saturday, January 26, which was run in perfect weather.

Some of the results achieved include:
10km: Karin Schwartz 1:38:38, Rina Burrows 1:50:34 (2nd in Great Grand Master Age Category), Dudu Mchunu 1:55:16.

21km: Spa Moloi 2:00:02, Ashleigh Hilliar 2:02:06 (3rd Lady and second in Sub Veteran Age Category), Bongani Myeni 2:02:09, Fani Mthembu 2:07:08, Patrick Mawila 2:23:56, Phume Mchunu 2:45:24, Lewies Boshoff 3:08:39, Ken Vorster 3:09:11 (1st in Great Grand Master Age Category), Dawn Penney 3:16:52, Jeanette Boshoff 3:22:15 (2nd in Grand Master Age Category), Debbie Eloff 3:30:09, Monique van der Walt 3:30:10.

32km: Sabatha Ndlovu 2:23:30 (7th Male), Petros Mavuso 2:36:34 (2nd in Master Age Category), Lidia de Waal 4:03:21.

42km: Bongani Sabela 3:02:44 (5th Male home), Joel Khumalo 3:15:50 (8th Male and 2nd in Veteran Age Category), Philimon Zondi 3:28:51 (1st in Grand Master Age Category), Kethokuhle Mchunu 3:32:02, Shane Hilliar 3:42:33, Zwelihle Duma 4:13:56, Neville Griffiths 5:00:36.

There was also a few brave BBAC runners who made their way to Benoni to compete in the Johnson Crane Race on January 27.

Times clocked in included: Zweli Masimang 4:14:03, Thobeka Mbatha 4:35:30, Siya Ngobese 4:54:18 and Sam Ngobese 4:54:24.
“Biggarsberg AC was out in numbers last weekend! I am super proud of each and every member that went out there to represent our club,” said Lani van der Mescht of BBAC.


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