Records tumble at night relay finale

2015-09-02 06:00

IT was a night of records at the final of the 2015 Town Lodge Business Night Relay last week at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Both the Men’s and Ladies’ relay team course records were beaten on the evening with Gamble Pharmacy Men’s team going unbeaten for the second year running after claiming the 17.5km course record in a blistering time of 57 minutes and 22 seconds.

In the well represented ladies’ category, it was the girls from Charlo Athletics Club that set the new mark, crossing the finish line in a time of 1 hour 18 minutes and 47 seconds.

Another impressive milestone on the evening was the Still Dreaming walking team of Andre Pienaar, John Gardiner and JC Stevens who wrapped up the season with their 7th consecutive win, remaining unbeaten over the past two years.

The Town Lodge Business Night Relay is a fun winter based monthly team building initiative considered to be unique to Port Elizabeth given the exciting 3.5km route within the stadium and grounds of the iconic Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

The Series will return in winter 2016

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