Lace up for Tronox uMh­lathuze Marathon

Eyethu Baywatch - - SPORT • EZEMIDLALO - Richard Springo­rum

COM­RADES Marathon run­ners still hop­ing to qual­ify for the big event will def­i­nitely en­ter the pop­u­lar an­nual Tronox Marathon and Half Marathon hosted by the uMh­lathuze Ath­let­ics Club at Ad­di­son Park on Sun­day, 29 April.

This year will see ath­letes tak­ing on a new route through the sub­urbs of Em­pan­geni.

Qual­i­fied run­ners will use this as a Com­rades train­ing run to test their fit­ness lev­els.

Ath­letes can en­ter the 42.2km run at a cost of R200 per run­ner and will start at 5.30am on race day.

The 21.1km run/walk will start just af­ter the 42.2km run and will cost R130 per run­ner.

There is also a 10km route at R80 that will start at 7am.

A 5km fun run is also on of­fer for fam­i­lies and youth who want to be part of the event.

This race will also start at 7am and cost R20 per ath­lete.

One can regis­ter on the day or on­line on the club’s web­site.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Roy Singh on 082 9472153.

uMh­lathuze Ath­let­ics Club run­ner Nom­cebo Mthethwa will look to clinch the women’s 10km ti­tle this year

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