Sensational Gerda Steyn smashes Comrades Up run record

2019-06-09 11:35

Cape Town - South Africa's Gerda Steyn has won the 2019 Comrades Marathon, smashing the 'Up-run' record in the process.

Steyn stopped the clock in 5:58:53, over 10 minutes faster than than the 6:09:23 of Elena Nurgalieva in 2006. 

Alexandra Morozova from Russia finished second in a time of 6:17:40 and Ireland's Caitriona Jennings third in 6:24:12.

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