Mtolo's odd record in city's marathon
When the legendary Willie Mtolo started the 1998 Maritzburg Marathon half-an-hour late, he had no idea that he would still finish the race in a record time. It is an unofficial record that still stands today. His record of finishing the 42,2 km race in ...
“We selected KZN Comrades icons to bear the flame, the likes of Clive Crawley, Dave Rogers, Bongmusa Mthembu, Willie Mtolo, Tilda Tearle, Cheryl Winn and many others … We now light our flame on the Friday evening of our race weekend every year.”.
Hejana powers to sweet victory
To put that into perspective, it is well off the 45min winning times in the early 1990s of Willie Mtolo and others, but back to back races take it out of the legs. Second place went to a runner who has been suggesting he will break through and emerge ...
Mthembu stoked with Comrades personal best
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For me, working with Willie Mtolo, he knows how to run this race and you have to be patient. He knew some of the guys wouldn't survive the pace, we were very fast,” Mthembu said. “After passing half way in 2 hours and 42 minutes – that is very, very fast.