Lindikhaya shows his class in Mitchell’s Plain JP 21km
Lindikhaya Mthangayi once again took the honours at the Mitchell’s Plain Titans JP21 half marathon on Saturday.
The 40-year-old from the Nedbank Athletic Club won the Edgemead 10km Classic last week in a blistering 31:08. This week he followed it up with a brilliant performance in the 21.1km that started and finished at the Rocklands Sports Complex in Weltevreden Road, Mitchells Plain.
This very scenic, fast and flat race is run along the False Bay coast beachfront and into the heart of the Mitchells Plain Township.
Mthangayi crossed the finish line in 1hour 6 minutes and 53 seconds. Danzil Paulse (1:07:04) from Sanlam was second, with Mthangayi’s teammate from Nedbank, Mthandazo Qhina (1:08:42) in third place.
Mthangayi who is guided by the experienced coach Pine Pienaar won the Cape Peninsula Marathon in an impressive 2hrs 27min 01seconds earlier this on 18 February.
Mthangayi is currently very happy with his form.
He said: “It felt very good out there today and I really enjoyed the race. My goal right now is to use all the races as part om my preparation for next year’s Two Oceans Marathon.”
Nomvuyisi Seti (1:24:53) from Langa came out tops in the half marathon for women. Her team mate Kelly Nel (1:25:03) was cloes on her heels in second place with Jeanette Kholer (1:27:51) third across the finish line.
Ashley Smith (31:13) from UWC won the 10km. Rayden Balie (31:43) was second with Boxer’s Ricardo Blaauw (31:54) in third place.
Vuyiseka Nkumenge (36:26) from Boxer was first in the womens 10km. Pamela Moyika (38:49) from Langa finished second with Beauty Maloba (40:02) third.