2017 Greater Edendale Race results

2017-11-22 06:01
PHOTO: suppliedThe Greater Edendale men’s race winner, Sipho Mbanjwa, crosses the finish line.

PHOTO: suppliedThe Greater Edendale men’s race winner, Sipho Mbanjwa, crosses the finish line.

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ATHLETES enjoyed a great day of road running as the Edendale community and the nation’s top short distance and recreational runners converged on the FNB Wadley Stadium in Georgetown­ for the 11th edition of the Greater Edendale 10km race.

The race is a corporate social investment initiative of the Comrades Marathon Association which hosts the annual event in conjunction with the Msunduzi Municipality and the Msunduzi-Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association.

The annual event saw a good turnout with more than 1 000 participants.

Prize money to the tune of R21 000 was presented to the winners in various categories, as well as additional lucky draw prizes.

Sipho Mbanjwa received R3 000 for the first man home and Jenet Mbhele also received R3 000 for the first woman home.

The top five in the men’s and women’s races:


1. Sipho Mbanjwa 00:32:00

2. Silindile Gubese 00:32:06

3. Anele Dlamini 00:32:50

4. Leratsa Matekase 00:33:07

5. Msawenkosi Mthalane 00:33:28


1. Jenet Mbhele 00:37:18

2. Thobile Mkhize 00:40:18

3. Makhosi Mhlongo 00:40:36

4. Mkhize Bathole 00:42:13

5. Nokukhanya Memela 00:44:29

- Supplied.


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