POLOKWANE – Early Saturday morning, a week before the annual Comrades Marathon, athletes from Polokwane Athletics Club (PAC) gathered at Savannah Mall where they each received a goodie bag and had breakfast at Falcon Rock Spur Steak Ranch.
These novice runners from PAC will take on their first ever Comrades Marathon this Sunday.
The breakfast was held to wish those participating in the Comrades Marathon good luck for the ultra marathon on Sunday, 10 June from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.
Rocky Mojela, Pieter Pretorius and Paul Vorster will take on the Comrades Marathon for the 10th time this year.
The athletes received goodie bags which were filled with much-needed items to help them prepare for the gruelling Ultimate Human Race.
These novice runners from PAC will take on their first ever Comrades Marathon this Sunday. Terence Burger will run his 20th Comrades Marathon this Sunday. PAC's bus driver, Rocky Mojela, is excited for the Ultimate Human Race. PAC's women athletes who will compete in this year's Comrades Marathon. The couples who will participate in this year's Comrades Marathon are Thomas Roos and Eldene Anderson, Annatjie and MC Botha, Melanie and Reinhardt Weidemann and Pearl Hughes and Mike Maruma. PAC athletes running their back-to-back Comrades Marathon are Tedius Forotiya, Reinhardt Weidemann, Azwifaneli Tshivhase, Koena Kganyago and Annatjie Botha. Rocky Mojela, Pieter Pretorius and Paul Vorster will take on the Comrades Marathon for the 10th time this year. These veterans have taken on the Comrades Marathon 10 times or more. PAC's men athletes who will take on this year's Comrades Marathon.