Soweto Marathon

Soweto RSA

Race Winners (24 runnings)
06 Nov 2016 2:20:44 Sintayehu Legese Yinesu-3 2:42:32 Selam Abere Alebachew (ETH)
01 Nov 2015 2:23:20 Sintayehu Legese Yinesu-2 2:49:52 Harriet Chepchumba Chebore (KEN)
02 Nov 2014 2:17:55 Sintayehu Legese Yinesu (ETH) 2:36:02 Meseret Mengistu Biru (ETH)
03 Nov 2013 --- cancelled for financial reasons --- cancelled
04 Nov 2012 2:16:28 Shadrack Kipchirchir Kemboi (KEN) 2:45:20 Mamorallo Tjoka-7
06 Nov 2011 2:19:04 Michael Mazibuko (RSA)

2:43:40

Mamorallo Tjoka-6
07 Nov 2010 2:19:44 Lebenya Nkoka (LES)

2:48:36

Mamorallo Tjoka-5
01 Nov 2009 2:18:10 Tsidiso Bosiu (RSA)

2:44:06

Rene Kalmer (RSA)
02 Nov 2008 2:19:34 Moses Mosuhli (LES)

2:53:48

Mamorallo Tjoka-4

04 Nov 2007

2:18:51

Teboho Sello (LES)

2:47:57

Mamorallo Tjoka-3

05 Nov 2006

2:19:10

Mabuthile Lebopo-2

2:47:00

Mamorallo Tjoka-2

06 Nov 2005

2:20:15

Simon Tsotang (LES)

2:49:45

Mamorallo Tjoka (LES)

07 Nov 2004

2:18:05

Mabuthile Lebopo (LES)

2:48:32

Charne Rademeyer-2

02 Nov 2003

2:17:19

Elijah Mutandiro-2

2:44:53

Charne Rademeyer (RSA)

03 Nov 2002

2:19:43

Elijah Mutandiro (ZIM)

2:50:33

Farwah Mentoor (RSA)

04 Nov 2001

2:19:17

Mluleki Nobanda (RSA)

2:45:37

Gwen vanLingen (RSA)

12 Nov 2000

2:18:28

Honest Mutsakani (ZIM)

2:56:47

Sarah Mahlangu-4

07 Nov 1999

2:18:18

Joshua Peterson-2

2:49:49

Sarah Mahlangu-3

01 Nov 1998

2:19:58

Joshua Peterson (RSA)

2:49:55

Angelina Sephooa (LES)

07 Dec 1997

2:18:42

Abel Mokibe-2

2:45:48

Sarah Mahlangu-2

01 Dec 1996

2:19:47

Abel Mokibe (RSA)

2:56:53

Sarah Mahlangu (RSA)

03 Dec 1995

2:18:03

Zithulele Singe (RSA)

2:50:17

Jowaine Parrott (RSA)

30 Nov 1994

2:19:12

Jan Tau (RSA)

2:53:14

Helene Joubert-2

05 Nov 1993

2:22:01

Matthews Temane (RSA)

2:57:28

Helene Joubert (RSA)

1992

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not held

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not held

1991

n/a

Jerry Modiga (RSA)

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n/a
Notes: 1991 was the inaugural year. In 2003, the top women finishers cut roughly 50 meters off the course. The 2005 race was run about 600 meters short due to the runners being misdirected.


Most Wins (1991/date)

Men

3

Sintayehu Legese Yinesu (ETH) 2014-16

Women

7

Mamorallo Tjoka (LES) 2005-08,2010-12


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2016    $41,780    $41,780    $83,560
2015     39,585     39,585     79,170
2014     19,345     20,025     39,825
2012     25,145     25,430     50,575
2011     28,220     27,965     56,185
2010     33,360     32,175     65,535
2009     36,510     38,530     75,040
2008     27,510     28,125     55,635
2007     22,470     22,095     44,565
2006     19,965     17,535     37,500
....    
2003        n/a      5,775      5,775
Sums   $293,890   $299,020   $592,910

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2011    +0.1    +7.4
....    
2009    +5.2     n/c
....    
2007    +4.1     n/c
....    
2001    +2.0     n/c
....    
1997    +6.6     n/c
Avgs    +3.6    +7.4

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2016      99     215
2015     183     188
2014     152      99
2012     261     269
2011     185     342
2010     223     239
2009     373     320
2008      29      64
2007     193     274
2006     173     n/c
2005     202     n/c
2004     144     164
....     
2002     204      56
2001     307     n/c
....     
1997     253     n/c

Quality Performances

Men
<2:17       1
<2:18       6
<2:19      20
<2:20      54

Women
<2:38       1
<2:40       1
<2:42       1
<2:44       4
<2:46      12
<2:48      20
<2:50      33

Last Updated on 07 Nov 2016

Contributors: Franco Civai (6), Klaas Loonstra (7), Riel Hauman (27)