Northern Zululanders do well in Comrades
SIX running clubs from the northern Zululand area were represented in the 2018 Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 10 June.
The top runner from the region was Ingwavuma District Athletic Club’s Dumsani Dlamini who finished in 6:47:41.
Mtubatuba Athletic Club had 12 of its runners complete the race before the 12-hour cut-off. The club with the second most finishers was Pongola with 11 runners receiving medals.
Mtubatuba Striders had five finishers while Ngwavuma District and Manguzi Athletic Clubs had two finishers each. For Jozini AC, France Madlopho was the only entry and he completed the race in just under nine hours.
Nkosinathi Zwane led the Mtubatuba AC runners with a time of 7:07:28
Dumisani Gumede is the second Ingwavuma District AC runner home
Mtuba’s Michael Somakepu walks as he crosses the finish