Toti athletes compete in Sani and Rocky Bay

2015-12-02 06:00
Karen Sobrino and Jean Rees at the finish of the Sani Stagger 21km. Photo: supplied

Karen Sobrino and Jean Rees at the finish of the Sani Stagger 21km. Photo: supplied

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THE famous Sani Pass is the only road that crosses the Drakensberg and the only road between Kwa- Zulu­-Natal and the kingdom of Lesotho. This pass, that climbs through the narrow valley incised by the Mkhomozana River, presents great conditions for a tough run.

Karen Sobrino from Amanzimtoti Athletics­ Club (AAC) showed her strength once again as she finished the Sani Stagger Half Marathon in 1:34:27, the first women home. Jean Rees also from AAC completed her race in the 60-69 female group in 3:18:47.

A group of Toti walkers and runners went to Rocky Bay to do a trail run on Sunday. The weather was great and the route was nicely marked out for runners and walkers. The walkers group however, got lost and did some extra mileage on the morning. Breakfast was well supported after the run and the children enjoyed the play area.

The last official race takes place on 13 December, being the Illovo Christmas Run.

AAC calls on the public to support its last run of the year and it is fun and slow with a 2:30 cut-off.

We have entered the Christmas Cart Challenge and need members help with the following - if you have any old Christmas decorations, red spray paint, Christmas hats or costumes, please bring it down to the club next Wednesday, which is also braai night.

Next Saturday, 5 December at 8.30am, we need members to help with the decorating and painting of our Christmas cart. Club members are to come and support the run.
We need at least 50 members to get dressed in a Christmas theme and help push the cart. We will run, walk and have 2:30 minutes to complete the 15km race.

Family and friends can meet at the finish in Westville at the Toti gazebo. The winning Christmas cart is judged on making the cut-off time, staying together as a group, dress code and Christmas cart and number of runners and team spirit.

The next run will be on Sunday at the Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve.
- Supplied.

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