Kenyan Eliud Biwott raced to victory in the Sedibeng Marathon in Vereeniging on Sunday when he held off Sikhumbuzo Seme to win by just over a minute with Sibeko Pule filling the third step of the podium. The Kenyan Biwott, who raced around the one-lap course in a time of two hours 22 minutes and two seconds, finished 70 seconds clear of the versatile Seme, with Pule just over a minute further back in third.…"Kenyan takes Sedibeng Marathon title"
Vereeniging — According to the official Comrades Marathon coach, Lindsey Parry, this weekend’s Sedibeng Marathon is held at the perfect time to qualify for the Pietermaritzburg to Durban ultra marathon. Writing on his Coach Parry website, the respected athletics coach says he believes “… it is a good idea …” for Comrades hopefuls “… to get a qualifier towards the end of the year.” That means Sunday’s 42,2km marathon, which starts and finishes at the…"Vereeniging marathon fits ideal qualifying schedule"
Vereeniging — Almost 2 000 runners have pre-entered the various Sedibeng Marathon events with the majority of those looking to beat the Christmas rush and get in a Comrades qualifying time before their festive over-indulgences hamper their preparations. The 42,2km event has not surprisingly proved to be very popular among the four distances on offer at the Sedibeng Marathon which takes place at the Vaal Showgrounds in Vereeniging on Sunday (December 8). Comrades and Two oceans…"Online entries closed, but still time to enter"
Young cross country star Andries Sesedi ran a personal best to claim victory in the World Aids Day Half Marathon at the Katlehong Sports Complex on Sunday (Dec 1). Sesedi blitzed around the 21,1km distance in a time of 68 minutes and three seconds to beat Tsitsing Seleshoge into second position by 32 seconds, with Kwanda Longoza completing the podium just over a minute further back. Sesedi, from Mohlakeng’s Colossus Athletics Club, beat his previous…"PB gives Sesedi World Aids Day title"
Grabouw — Samuel Courts showed the power of pacing and consistency when he moved through the field to claim a convincing victory over Christoff van Heerden at the Woolworths X Tri cross triathlon at Paul Cluver Estate in Grabouw on Sunday (Dec 1). After finishing the swim leg of the off-road triathlon in fifth position, Courts produced the third fastest cycling time of the day to start the final trail-run section in second place, exactly…"Samuel holds court at Woolworths X Tri"