Event: Women’s Long Distances Date of birth: 1985/04/09 Personal bests: 800m (2:03.36),...
MOKGOBU TO RUN SANTIAGO MARATHON
Former national champion Desmond Mokgobu will return to the Santiago Marathon in Chile in April.
Mokgobu, who bagged the SA 42km title in Cape Town in 2014, was third in Santiago last year in a personal best of 2:15:16.
His Nedbank Running Club camp confirmed he would again line up at the annual race, joining a growing list of SA athletes who had already revealed their participation at international marathons in Europe and Asia over the next few months.
List of SA athletes confirmed for overseas marathon races between January and April 2016:
Hendrick Ramaala – Mumbai Marathon, India (17 January)
Lungile Gonqga – Mumbai Marathon
Michael Mazibuko – Mumbai Marathon
Xolisa Tyali – Mumbai Marathon
Gladwin Mzazi – Dubai Marathon, United Arab Emirates – (January 22)
Sibusiso Nzima – Seville Marathon, Spain (21 February)
Desmond Mokgobu – Santiago Marathon, Chile (3 April)
Lusapho April – Hannover Marathon, Germany (10 April)
Jenna Challenor – Nagoya Marathon, Japan (13 March)
Irvette van Zyl – London Marathon, England (24 April)