South African Athletics

Marathon confusion deepens

2013-09-11 19:15
Soweto Marathon (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - The Gauteng government has said on Wednesday it will seek clarity about the future of the 2013 Soweto Marathon, following conflicting claims about the cancellation of the race.

"The Soweto Marathon is South Africa's only premier standard marathon, an iconic athletic event that takes place in a township," Maile said in a statement.

"Even if we get money now, we will have to make a serious assessment whether it is still possible or not [to organise the race]," Sindani said.

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