Athletics: Mr Price team prominent in Verulam race

2008-05-07 00:00

Weekend athletics

Zimbabwean Elmore Sibanda out-ran Samuel Pazanga to win the Verulam Falcons half marathon in 66:52.

Mr Price’s Prof Mollen was third in 67:52. Monica Ktivhu, also sporting the Mr Price colours, led the women’s field home in 88:55.

Boxer’s Willie Majombozi completed eight laps of the Mannix Monster, recording 4:30:03 for the 64-km distance. Majombozi eclipsed the challenge from local athlete Thokozani Sibiya, who was under a kilometre behind by the finish line, while Willie Mtolo secured third as part of his build-up to Comrades.

Grace de Oliveira, who will also be looking to add to her Comrades medal collection, can be pleased with her 5:15:33, which suggests she is in silver medal form for June 15.

Results:

Johannesburg City Marathon:

Men 1 T Ntlaloe (LES) 2:20:09, 2 N Seqhobane GTNStride (LES) 2:20:11, 3 T Sello MrP (LES) 2:20:19

Women: 1 S Moyo MrP (Zim) 2:46:35, 2 D. Menong (GTN Stride) 2:56:37, 3 M Sihadi(NED) 2:59:37,

Mannix Monster 32km

Men: 1 Godfrey Koki (Boxer) 1:56:40, 2 Siyabonga Mdletshe (Boxer) 2:03:25, 3 Philani Nene (Imamba) 2:03:58

Women: 1 Christine Miller (IND) 2:50:40, 2 Sue Pratt (Midrand) 2:54:01, 3 Nomceo Mthethwa (Umhlathuze) 3:01:33

Mannix Monster 64Km

Men: 1 Willie Majombozi (Boxer) 4:30:03, 2 Thokozani Sibiya (Umhlathuze) 4:33:14, 3 Willie Mtolo (MrP) 4:42:52.

Women: 1 Garce de Oliveira (MrP) 5:15:33, 2 Sibongile Ziqubu (RWFL) 5:46:19,3 Sindi Jali(Eskom) 5:37:56

Verulam Falcons Half Marathon

Men:1 Elmore Sibanda (Boxer) 66:52, 2 Samuel Pazanga (F1) 67:13, 3 Prof Mullen (MrP) 67:52

Women: 1 Monica Ktivhu (Mr P) 88:55, 2 Maria Mthembu (Boxer) 95:03, 3 Janine Engels (PDAC) 97:20.

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