Boitekanelo marathon goes ahead despite freezing weather

Despite the cold weather conditions, professional and fun runners graced the Boitekanelo College marathon on Saturday .PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Despite the cold weather conditions, professional and fun runners graced the Boitekanelo College marathon on Saturday .PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE

On Saturday morning, both professional and fun runners braced the cold weather to participate in charity as part of Boitekanelo College's 15 years celebrations.  The marathon was divided into 15km and 10km, the idea being to change the life of a certain Tlokweng resident. 

The usual suspects, Sylvester Koko and Sesebo Matlapeng dominated the men’s 10km and 15km categories respectively. Koko cruised in the 10km stopping the clock at 30 minutes. He was followed by Sonny Bakang Matlho who brought home 31:18 and Montshiwa Raokwathe was third with a time of 33:32.

Matlapeng was in his element registering a convincing 47 minutes in the 15km. He was followed by Lopang Oontse who clocked 48:54 and Godiraone Nthompe finished third in 49 minutes.

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