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LEAD THE WAY: Ben Matiso (2nd left) and Hein Campher (right) in the leading group f the Weskus Marathon.

LEAD THE WAY: Ben Matiso (2nd left) and Hein Campher (right) in the leading group f the Weskus Marathon.

On the same day that Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest recorded marathon, Itheko runners took centre stage at the Weskus Marathon in Langebaan on Saturday.

Itheko claimed a number of podiums in all three events, with new recruit Retsepile Khotle and Nadeel Wildschutt winning the half marathon and the 10km events respectively.

The club also claimed the team prizes in the marathon and the half marathon.

Results:

Marathon
Ben Matiso – 2nd – 02:27:44

Team prize: Ben Matiso, Hein Campher, Oscar Coetzee, LeeRoy Hendricks

21km
Retsepile Khotle – 1st – 01:08:25
Nkosinathi Madyo – 3rd – 01:11:39

Team prize: Retsepile Khotle, Nkosinathi Madyo, Gershwin van Staden, Sulaiman Jacobs

10km
Nadeel Wildschutt – 1st – 00:31:24
Adrian Wildschutt – 2nd – 00:31:43
Carlo Vlink – 4th – 00:33:00 (1st junior)
Ebrahim Stemmet – 1st grandmaster – 49:04

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