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Striders athletes tackle Comrades qualifier

Sixteen runners participated and were satisfied with their performance and the organisation of the event.

South Coast Striders Athletics Club participated in the first Comrades Marathon qualifier at Kings Park Stadium in Durban last Sunday.

Striders runners, in particular, also used this race to qualify for the Two Oceans Marathon, and celebrate the birthday of Moira Jones.

Emmanuel Mufamadi finishes the 42km race in under five hours.

Sixteen runners participated and were satisfied with their performance and the organisation of the event.

Results
42km: Asanda Mtshiki (03:40:08), Gamso Mlilo (03:55:39), Gert Veldman (04:03: 23), Mawonga Cita (04:18:07), Emmanuel Mufamadi (04:39:03), Lynn van der Merwe (04:59:50), Adeline Jacobs (05:00:41), Balungile Mbili (05:09:01), Anita Naidu (05:36:06), Victoria Forshaw (pending), Catija Essacks Catija (pending).

South Coast Striders Athletics Club’s Nellie Davis at the finish line of the 21km race.

21km: Vukile Shabani (01:43:38), Nellie Davies (02:05:22), Nadine Young (02:07:32), Moira Jones (02:18:20), Penelope Khawula (02:52:59).

10km: Lennox Mtengwane (00:47:33).

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