Liquor Hub charity walk,run registration open
categories will get $200 and runners-up $150.There are no prizes for the masters and grandmasters’ categories, with Mpofu saying the bulk of the sponsorship package will be donated to charity.
Mpofu said the race will start at Liquor Hub along Fife Street, between 4th and 5th Avenues. Athletes will run east along 4th Avenue past the Old Mutual Heath Streak Cricket Academy to the Khumalo Hockey Stadium and back into town via Leopold Takawira Avenue and finish at Liquor Hub.
2015 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon’s 10KM women’s winner Rutendo Nyahora won the inaugural Liquor Hub 10KM Fun Run in 34 minutes 54.23 seconds, while Kelvin Pangiso triumphed in the men’s category, crossing the line in 30 minutes 36.40 seconds.
Nyahora beat a strong field that included runner-up Constance Nyasango, who finished in 36 min 48.02s, Yvette Makamure (42 min 50.58s) and Linnet Tomu (46 min 33.86s).
Pangiso (30 min 36.40s) beat Tendai Zimuto (30 min 50.06s) in a tightly contested race.
Mqondisi Moyo claimed the junior men’s first prize of $150 in a time of 32 min 04.87s, with Respect Chinosiya finishing second in 32 min 54.71s, while Dumo Mkwananzi was third a minute later.
The junior women’s competition winner was Raviro Magomo in 37 min 36.53s. Dzidza Gumede was second in 37 min 41.97s, while Marjory Mugari was third in 38 min 22.77s. Elford Moyo won the men’s wheelchair race, with Molene Muza clinching the women’s event. — @ZililoR