Gamble athletes set new night relay record

2018-08-23 06:01

THE Uitenhage relay team, Gamble Pharmacy, are the undefeated Town Lodge Business Night Relay champions, and during round 3 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium beat the course record which the 5 man team had set in 2016.

The perfect winter’s evening conditions ensured the team covered the 17.5km distance in a blistering time of 55 minutes 23 seconds with the SPAR DC chasing hard and finishing in 2nd (in a time of 57 min 33 sec ) and 3rd spot (1 hour 13 minutes) in the Men’s category.

The Gamble Pharmacy social team managed to win the popular Mixed teams category ahead of Team BosBF B and Team BosBF A, a social group of fun runners that had not fewer than 4 teams registered on the evening.

In the Ladies category it was SPAR DC that continued its domination of the Investec Ladies with Team Varsity College grabbing the bronze medal on the evening whilst in the 3-person walking team category it was undefeated Concord Cranes Group team winning in a time of 1 hour 13 minuntes ahead of PKF Walkers and 3 Furious.

  • The final round of the Town Lodge Business Night Relay for 2018 will take place on Tuesday 28th August.



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