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Neil Featherby: Time to compile a Norfolk road running records list – can you help?

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jun 2024
Back in the 1980s I had always been told that the Norfolk county marathon record was held by the great Mike Tagg who had ran a marathon in South Africa in 2.19 ... run in every single London Marathon.
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Six of the best as Morocco win handsomely in African qualifiers

Dawn 13 Jun 2024
Qualifying from Africa is a 10-round marathon spread over three years with the nine group winners booking places at the 48-team finals in Canada, Mexico and the United States ... Africa Cup of Nations ...
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Lowly Rwanda, Sudan, Comoros steal World Cup show in Africa

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jun 2024
Qualifying from Africa is a 10-round marathon spread over three years with the nine group winners booking places at the 48-team finals in Canada, Mexico and the United States ... Iqraam Rayners put South Africa ahead and Tawanda Chirewa equalised.
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Acting Minster of Sports, Art and Culture Ramokgopa congratulates the 2024 Comrades marathon participants and organisers

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2024
“The Comrades Marathon represents the best of South Africa, and the power of sport to foster national unity and social cohesion ... “This is why this marathon is important in boosting sport tourism in the country,” she said.
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‘Smiling Assassin’ kills Comrades

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2024
Steyn is going to represent South Africa for the second time at the Games, having run the marathon at the Tokyo Olympics ... South Africa dreaming of a first-ever women’s medal from the Olympics marathon.
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Gerda in ‘Steynless’ performance

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2024
GERDA Steyn smashed yet another Comrades Marathon record with a new up run best ... She is going to represent South Africa for the second time at the Games having run the marathon at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Phenomenal Gerda Steyn bags third Comrades Marathon title in record time

Independent online (SA) 09 Jun 2024
Gerda Steyn continued her domination of road running in South Africa, with another commanding victory in record time at the Comrades Marathon on Sunday ... It was Steyn’s third victory in the Comrades Marathon, to go with her triumphs in 2019 and 2023.
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This is how much the winners of the Comrades Marathon will win

Independent online (SA) 09 Jun 2024
The 97th Comrades Marathon, one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year in South Africa, kicked off this morning, starting at the Durban City Hall at 05h30 and will end 12 hours later at ...
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2024 Durban Marathon: S’African Athlete, Havyarimana, to Raise Funds for Zeebah Foundation

This Day 07 Jun 2024
The Durban Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, June 9, 2024, in Durban, South Africa ... “On the 9th of June, he will lace up his running shoes and take on the formidable challenge of the Comrades Ultra Marathon in Durban, South Africa.
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‘Comrades was never in me’ says Johannes Makgetla as he goes for third gold

Independent online (SA) 03 Jun 2024
Johannes Makgetla has done very well at the Comrades Marathon for someone who previously thought of the Ultimate Human Race as “torture” and had no intentions of ever running it ... Yet in a South Africa ...
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Elroy Gelant ‘hopeful’ about Paris Olympics after claiming SA Half Marathon title

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2024
ELROY Gelant underlined his current status as South Africa’s best road runner by winning the Nelson Mandela Bay Half Marathon, incorporating the ASA Half Marathon Championships, in Gqeberha yesterday.
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Remembering the ultimate Comrades Marathon champion, Sam Tshabalala

Independent online (SA) 31 May 2024
Back in the day, the Comrades Marathon used to always take place on May 31, South Africa’s Republic Day ... Back then Sam Tshabalala became the first black man to win the Comrades Marathon ... ultra marathon.
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Energy shutdowns hit Ukraine after Russian attacks target infrastructure

Springfield News-Sun 31 May 2024
Vyacheslav Gladkov said Sunday ... He gave no details ... ___ ... In Other News. 1 ... 2. South Africa's ANC calls demands for President Ramaphosa to step down. 3. No marathon this time as Swiatek sprints into French Open quarterfinals. 4 ... 5 ... Where do those ....
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Cian Oldknow, Irvette van Zyl prepare for Paris Olympics at SA half-marathon champs

Independent online (SA) 30 May 2024
Officially been selected to represent South Africa in the marathon at the Olympics later this year🥹 Dreams do come true, but you gotta work hard for them😜 pic.twitter.com/9yKRf32W6u— Cian Oldknow (@cianoldknow) May 15, 2024.
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A dream come true for Oldknow

Independent online (SA) 28 May 2024
Set to turn 28 later in the year, the Hollywood Athletics Club starlet is one of three women who will represent South Africa in the marathon event at the Paris 2024 Olympics.
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