Irene Ultra Marathon

LEPHALALE — Four athletes from Mogol Marathon Club, Frikkie van der Merwe, Rico van Staden, Henry Pretorius and Tommy Muszynski, partook in the Irene Ultra Marathon on Sunday 8 April. The race takes to the streets and highways of Pretoria, covering a distance of 48 km with a cut-off time of 6 hours.

The runners anxiously waiting at the start

The race sold out it’s 4 000 entries for the Ultra Marathon section.

All four members of the Mogol Marathon Club managed to complete the race with Comrades qualifying times.

Some of the previous races that the Mogol Marathon Club attended this year includes the Two Oceans as well as Om Die Dam. The next race that the club will be attending is the Wally Hayward Marathon on 1 May 2018.

If you are interested in long distance running, contact Frikkie at 083 657 9668 or Henry at 066 231 1728 to find out how to get involved.

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