U’hage team nearly beats

2018-08-23 06:00
=Individual winner of the Medihelp Train Race, Bernhard Kapp (27) from Newton Park finished in a time of 02:31. Various teams from Uitenhage and Despatch participated in the event (see results above).                               Photo:SUPPLIED

=Individual winner of the Medihelp Train Race, Bernhard Kapp (27) from Newton Park finished in a time of 02:31. Various teams from Uitenhage and Despatch participated in the event (see results above). Photo:SUPPLIED

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WITH a record breaking 223 teams taking part this year in the Medihelp Nelson Mandela Bay Train Race, it was team Train which crossed the line first in a time of 01:46:00 minutes, just 3 minutes ahead of the first running team, Gamble Socials from Uitenhage.

Teams were well supported along the route with over 100 volunteers from CHOC, Bluewater Bay Neighbourhood Watch I-Patrol and Despatch Sector Policing lining the route and hundreds of locals coming out in support of the race as it passed through Port Elizabeth, Swartkops, Azalea Park in Despatch and finally Uitenhage.

The race was well supported by teams from Uitenhage and Despatch.

Here are the top results (including results of local teams):

  • 1. Klinicare Pharmacy (02:00); 2. Gamble Pharmacy Corporate (02:01); 3. Spar Corporate (02:02).

1. Gamble Social (01:49); 2. The Pharaohs (02:05); 3. Teambos- befok Msp (02:08).

  • 1. Transnet Warriors (02:00); 2. Despatch Athetics Club Men (02:08); 3. Macheen Team 1 (02:15).

High Schools:

1. Framesby Ysters (02:15); 2. Bergsig (02:19); 3. Daniel Pienaar (2:33); 4. Teacherless (02:39); 5. Uitenhage High Boyz (02:59); 6. Uitenhage High Divas (03:41).

Primary Schools:

1. Laerskool Handhaaf (02:34); 2. Summerwood Primary (02:39); 3. Laerskool Sonop (02:58); 4. Swartkops Primary Team 1 (03:06); 5. Verkenner Jnr (03:16); 6. Swartkops Primary Team 2 (03:16); 7. Sisonke (03:24).

  • Full results www.trainrace.co.za

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