Results: Knysna Forest Marathon

11 Jul 2016 09:20
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Last weekend, the participants of the Knysna Forest Marathon had the opportunity to run through the forest, past views of the Outeniqua Mountains, Knysna River before crossing the finish line at Ksysna Lagoon.

Knysna Forest Marathon

Motlatsi Benjamin Sesing took top spot in 02:38:35. He bested Sinesipho Didishe who crossed the finish line 2 minutes 9 seconds behind him. Zolile Mhlahlo (02:45:45) made notched third place.

In the women’s race, Thalia Charalambous got a win, finishing with a time of 03:14:12 , followed by Davera Magson who finished with a time of 03:18:34. While Lisl Grobler came in third at 03:24:16

Top 5 Men

1 Motlatsi Benjamin Sesing 02:38:35
2 Sinesipho Didishe 02:40:44
3 Zolile Mhlahlo 02:45:45
4 Sipho November 02:46:53
5 Quintin Honey 02:50:24

Top 5 Women

1 Thalia Charalambous 03:14:12
2 Davera Magson 03:18:34
3 Lisl Grobler 03:24:16
4 Toni Mundl 03:24:31
5 Ursula Edwine Frans 03:25:15

“Complete results”:

Knysna Forest Half Marathon

The half marathon is by far the most popular race of the weekend. Lloyd Bosman got a win, finishing with a time of 01:07:10. Gershwill Jacobs secured second in this year’s race with a time of 01:09:25. Finishing third was Charles Nel (01:09:44).

In the women’s race, Andrea Steyn won the race with a time of 01:24:56 . She finished 25 seconds ahead of Vicky Van Der Merwe. While Melissa Van Rensburg came in third at 01:25:28

Top 5 Men

1 Lloyd Bosman 01:07:10
2 Gershwill Jacobs 01:09:25
3 Charles Nel 01:09:44
4 Elfonzo Pieterse 01:10:49
5 Stephen Farrell 01:12:47

Top 5 Women

1 Andrea Steyn 01:24:56
2 Vicky Van Der Merwe 01:25:21
3 Melissa Van Rensburg 01:25:28
4 Deanne Horn 01:28:58
5 Megan Dempster 01:29:40

Complete results

The next edition of the Knysna Forest Marathon is scheduled to be on July 15, 2017. The date still has to be confirmed.