The tournament provided South Africa’s top under 18 provincial rugby players a platform to battle it out in an action-packed rugby week.
Proprietress, Ranikha Brijnath, said the event proved to be a success as parents and children gathered for a day of good-natured sportsmanship.
The organising committee was grateful to all attending groups, sponsors, volunteers and spectators.
The breathtaking view overlooking the dam from the top of the hill was worth the climb as runners meandered their way back to the start which was completely downhill.
The SAMA 10km and 5km took place at Kings Park Athletic Stadium, recently. With a late morning start in the crisp winter conditions the well organised race began.
The day’s activities included the U13 and U17 soccer and netball matches. The impressive turnout also consisted of community members and sport enthusiasts from the following traditional leadership councils viz. Inkosi Nzuza TC, Inkosi Mhlongo TC, Inkosi Mathaba TC and Inkosi Nkosi TC all from the Gingindlovu area.
Some turn to mystics or sangomas, others try tea-leaf readers or tarot cards. Other tend to trust the traditional beans that are planted by the Gold Circle team on the day that the final field is announced.
The run started from the Kings Park Athletics Stadium, proceeded towards Durban’s famous Blue Lagoon and back.
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A brilliant performance by Zimbabwean runner and PVAC member, Betha Chikanda, whose first appearance in the Spar Women’s Race, saw her clocking an amazing time of 33 minutes and seven seconds.