R350 500 to be won at 1 City Marathon

2018-10-24 06:01
Ikhamva athlete Zolani Mabhongo, running only his second marathon, was the overall 2017 winner in 2:24:03.        Photo:SUPPLIED

Ikhamva athlete Zolani Mabhongo, running only his second marathon, was the overall 2017 winner in 2:24:03. Photo:SUPPLIED

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RACE organisers are hoping that a top local athlete could be taking home the rich prize money, totalling R350 500 to be won in the third 1 City Marathon on Sunday, October 28.

Last year the visiting athletes made a clean sweep of the prize money, Ikhamva athlete Zolani Mabhongo was the overall 2017 winner in 2:24:03, and Samukeliso Moyo (Nedbank AGN) led the women home in 2:59:57.

Local athletes who shone were Desmond Zibi, of Achilles Athletics Association, who won the 50-59 age category in a record time of 2:42:10 and Ndileka Mvakwendlu (Tinhara) who was the first local woman in 3:09:27.

Both the 42.2km marathon and relay race, presented by EP Athletics in partnership with NMB Municipality, will start and finish at the City Hall, PE. The race will follow a circular route through the streets of Walmer, Pari Park and Mount Pleasant.

Entry fee for the marathon is R120; however, EPA-registered participants 60 and over will pay R60. The temporary licence, required for the 42.2km only, is R30. Relay team fee is R160.

Enter at http://entrytime.com or at local sports shops before close of business today, Wednesday, October 24.

Registration and late entries will take place at the PE City Hall from 16:00 to 18:00 on Saturday, October 27, and from 05:00 on the morning of the race, Sunday, October 28.

For more info, contact Alan Taylor on 083 658 0050 or Michael Mbambani on 079 149 6796.

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