When Daniel de Wet regained consciousness in Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a 1.8-metre metal industrial crowbar penetrated his body 3.5km underground at a mine in Carletonville, he never imagined that he would now be making final preparations for taking part in his first Comrades Marathon since the accident.
“Just three-and-a-half years ago, my wife and colleagues were
Sir Mo Farah recorded his sixth Vitality London 10,000 win today – easing his way to victory over a host of up-and-coming domestic talent. Farah won the race, which doubles as the British 10km Championships, in a time of 29 minutes and 44 seconds, with Aldershot Farnham & District’s Richard Allen finishing in a superb second place in 29:48 and Matthew Sharp third in 29:50.
More than 8,000 runners finished the Vitality Westminster Mile in central London yesterday, Sunday 27 May, making the world’s greatest festival of mile running officially the biggest ever timed mile event in the world.
A total of 8,048 runners in 39 waves completed the picturesque course around St James’s Park to cross the Finish Line in front of Buckingham Palace, smashing the pr