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Johannes Kekana

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Name: Johannes Kekana

Age: 43

 

Represented South Africa in the World Championships Marathon (2009).

Marathon PB:                2:14:37a, Peninsula Marathon 2002

                                  PB on a standard course: 2:15:28, World Championships 2009

Two Oceans:                 73rd in 2010 (3:39:24); 53rd in 2012 (3:32:58); 1st vet (8th overall) in 2013 (3:12:40); 4th vet (22nd overall) in 2014 (3:24:30); 1st vet (13th overall) in 2015 (3:21:50)

Comrades:                    32nd in 2012 (6:00:03); 1st vet (5th overall) in 2013 (5:46:27); 22th vet in 2014 (6:44:01); 2nd vet in 2015 (6:24:04)

2016:                           2nd vet in SA 10 km (31:46)

                                  1st vet in the following three races: Johnson Crane Half Marathon (70:59), Irene Nite Race 10 km (31:20) & ARWYP 15 km (49:49; 3rd overall)

2015:                           1st vet in the following four races: Sasol Marathon (2:32:45; probably short course), Mayoral Half Marathon (Polokwane) (69:39), Marcel van 't Slot 15 km (48:41) & Irene Village Mall 10 km (31:50)

2014:                           1st vet in the following eight races: Irene Valentine 10 km (32:19), Pretoria Half Marathon (72:13), Pirates Half Marathon (74:34), Marcel van 't Slot 15 km (46:51), Irene Village Mall Half Marathon (67:52; 2nd overall), Tom Jenkins 27 km (1:29:45), Eastern Limb Mines Executive Mayor's Half Marathon (67:23) & Jackie Gibson Half Marathon (68:12)

                                  2nd vet in the following three races: Johnson Crane Half Marathon (71:01), TomTom Street Mile 10 km (33:12) & Soweto Marathon (2:25:40)

                                  3rd vet in Dis-Chem Half Marathon (76:18)

2013:                           1st vet in the following five races: Dis-Chem Half Marathon (70:25), ARWYP 15 km (50:24), Tuks Half Marathon (71:20), Pick ‘n Pay Half Marathon (68;23; course 250-300 m too long) & City to City 50 km (2:54:24; 2nd overall)

Other performances:      1st vet in SA Half Marathon 2012 (66:23); also 1st vet in seven races in 2012, among them Irene Milk Run 15 km (48:55; fastest time by a SA vet in 2012), Executive Mayor Half Marathon (65:08; fastest time by a SA vet in 2012), City to City 50 km (2:50:39a) & Soweto Marathon (2:27:06); 4th in SA Marathon 2011 (2:17:31); 8th in PetroSA Marathon 2011 (2:27:11); 10th in Soweto Marathon 2011 (2:22:22); 2nd in Jackie Mekler 25 km 2010 (79:19); 2nd in Stockholm Marathon 2010 (2:16:09); 2nd in Foskor Half Marathon, Phalaborwa, 2010 (64:35); 17th in World Championships Marathon 2009 (2:15:28); 2nd in SA Marathon 2009 (2:15:59); 8th in Mangyongdae Prix International Marathon 2009 (2:17:20); 2nd in SA Marathon 2008 (2:17:06); 3rd in SA Marathon 2007 (2:16:35); 34th in SA 10 km 2006 (30:11); 1st in SA Marathon 2005 (2:19:16); 17th in SA Half Marathon 2005 (64:44); 21st in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2005 (66:57); 10th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2004 (65:49), 12th in 2003 (66:37) & 16th in 2002 (67:06); 25th in SA Half Marathon 2001 (64:15); 29th in SA 10 km 2001 (30:08); 6th in SA 10 km 2000 (28:22); 3rd in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2000 (65:50) & 30th in 1999 (76:11)

Other PBs:                    28:22, 44:50 (both 2000), 62:14 (2009)

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