Straight Running with Norrie Williamson: The Gqeberha winds of change

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‘The urgency to finalise the road and trail regulations cannot be overstated, particularly given that ASA intends to ensure rigid enforcement.’
‘The urgency to finalise the road and trail regulations cannot be overstated, particularly given that ASA intends to ensure rigid enforcement.’

Sunday may well become one of the monumental days in ultra-running if the Gqeberha winds can be captured and controlled for just one morning!

Temperature at the 7.12 am sunrise is predicted at 12° Celsius and only reaching 18° Celsius, but the infamous Eastern Cape winds must be calmed for the Nedbank Runification 50 km Breaking Barriers event.

Over 70 men and 35 women athletes descend on Port Elizabeth’s flat fast beachfront for five laps of 10 km, which is a condensed version of the SA 21 km route that in 2019 delivered a 61-minute time.

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