Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which this year forms part of the Ultra-trail World Tour, saw Zimbabwean Prodigal Khumalo smash the men’s race record by just under an hour, in a time of 9:51.00. Other race favourite Ryan Sandes was only minutes behind him in a time of 9:56:03, with Scotty Hawker from New Zealand in third place in a time of 10:04:27.
An elite group of international and top local ultra trail runners will be competing on one of the most beautiful race routes in the world, the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT), a race that traverses challenging terrain in the Table Mountain National Park. Run24 caught up with Eric Ngubane, Nedbank Running Club athlete, former UTCT winner and one of the top contenders in tomorrow’s the race.
Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonizing eight seconds away from the current world record of two hours two minutes and 57 seconds when he won again a year later.
Kipchoge (33) will now return in 2018 looking to confirm his status