Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) coasted to victory in this morning’s SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Pollok Beach in Port Elizabeth, clocking a speedy 33.46 minutes. Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) was second in 34.01 and Zimbabwean Patience Murowe (Nedbank) finished third in 34.16.
The 25th edition of the Port Elizabeth was run in ideal conditions, with a light breeze.
The public ballot entry system for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon opens to all applicants today (Monday 30 April) and closes at 17.00 BST on Friday 4 May. The ballot will be open for five days to give everyone who would like to enter the event a fair chance to do so.
A world record total of 386,050 people applied in the 2018 ballot and high demand is again anticipated for the 2019 race