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Home >> Information >> Ntombesintu Mfunzi

Ntombesintu Mfunzi

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Name: Ntombesintu Mfunzi

Age: 34

 

Represented South Africa in the World XC Championships (2008), Africa Southern Region Half-marathon Championships (2011), Africa Southern Region XC Championships and African XC Championships (both 2012).

Marathon PB:                76:30, EP Half Marathon 2010 & SA Half Marathon 2011

Two Oceans:                 8th in 2012 (3:52:39); 32nd in 2013 (4:30:21); 8th in 2014 (4:00:52); 17th in 2015 (4:21:05)

Comrades:                    22nd in 2013 (8:04:57)

2016:                           15th in SA 10 km (37:02)

                                  1st in the following three races: Bluewater Bay 15 km (58:22), Valentines 10 km (37:12) & Hydrassist Half Marathon (88:35)

                                  2nd in Woodlands Dairy 15 km (58:14)

2015:                           5th in SA XC Championships 8 km (38:22)

                                  6th in SA 10 km (36:41)

                                  8th in SA Half Marathon (77:51)

                                  1st in the following thirteen races: Friendly City Marathon (3:15:00), Kromberg & Schubert 15 km (56:24), Umhlobo Wenene 10 km (37:02), Sportsmans Warehouse 15 km (60:03), Vitality Half Marathon (80:58), Youth Challenge 10 km (36:51), Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon (84:42), Volkswagen 10 km (36:05), Northern Areas 15 km (57:53), Two Views 10 km (38:56), Drommedaris 10 km (37:23), Bay West Mall 10 km (38:09) & Valentines 10 km (37:10)

                                  2nd in the following four races: Woodlands Dairy 15 km (58:56), Diva Run 10 km (37:12), Clover Milk Run 10 km (36:14) & Bluewater Bay 15 km (59:08)

                                  3rd in Freedom Run 10 km (34:58)

                                  8th in Legends Half Marathon (80:55)

                                  13th in Cape Town 12 OneRun 12 km (43:13a)

                                  Placed as follows in the Spar Grand Prix Series: 10th in Pretoria (37:57), 11th in Port Elizabeth (35:34), 11th in Durban (35:30) & 12th in Cape Town (35:29)

2014:                           9th in SA XC Championships 8 km (31:03)

                                  10th in SA 10 km (36:56)

                                  Won twenty races: EP Half Marathon (83:24), Friendly City Marathon (3:16:24), Bluewater Bay 15 km (57:40), Kromberg & Schubert 15 km (57:30), Valentine’s 10 km (37:37), Cassie’s 15 km (56:24), Sportsmans Warehouse 15 km (61:50), Correctional Services 10 km (35:03), Sunridge Village Family 10 km (35:53), Super D 10 km (36:54), Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon (81:58), Continental 10 km (38:48), Mountain Drive Half Marathon (86:50), Volkswagen 10 km (37:14), Despatch Superspar 10 km (38:27), White Cane 10 km (38:58), Malabar 10 km (37:31), Port Elizabeth City 10 km (36:52), Gelvan 15 km (57:06), & Sundowner 10 km, Uitenhage (36:26)

                                  2nd in Nelson Mandela Bay Freedom Run 10 km (34:57)

                                  6th in Legends Half Marathon (83:30)

                                  8th in Mandela Day Marathon (3:09:01a)

                                  11th in Nelson Mandela Bay City Half Marathon 81:23

2013:                           1st in the following seventeen races: Bluewater Bay 15 km (57:31), Friendly City Marathon (3:19:02), Valentine’s 10 km (37:32), Sportsmans Warehouse 15 km (62:06), Cassie’s 15 km (54:13), Cash & Carry 10 km (37:31), Umhlobo Wenene 10 km (36:47), Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon (85:22), Eastern Cape XC Championships 8 km (31:33) & 4 km (15:01), Continental 10 km (38:44), Volkswagen 10 km (35:38), The Human Race 10 km (34:25; the course was only 9.2 km), Despatch Superspar 10 km (37:22), Willows Resort 10 km (40:40), Klinicare 10 km (36:55) & Port Elizabeth City 10 km (37:04)

                                  2nd in Woodlands Dairy 15 km (56:48) & Clover Milk Run 10 km (36:42)

                                  3rd in the following three races: Motherwell Freedom Run 10 km (35:52), Pick ‘n Pay Marathon (2:55:09; course 600-700 m too long) & Real Gijimas 10 km (36:27)

                                  4th in City to City 50 km (3:40:33a)

Other performances:      22nd in African XC Championships 8 km 2012 (30:47); 5th in Africa Southern Region XC Championships 7 km 2012 (26:54); 4th in SA Marathon 2012 (2:50:20); 10th in SA XC Championships 8 km 2012 (29:37); 12th in SA 10 km 2012 (35:50); 6th in SA XC Trials 8 km 2012 (28:27); won 15 races in 2012, among them Woodlands Dairy 15 km (56:50), Umhlobo Wenene 10 km (35:08) & EP Half Marathon (79:51), also 8th in Gauteng Marathon 2012 (2:50:37); 4th in Africa Southern Region Half Marathon 2011 (81:53); 6th in SA Half Marathon 2011 (76:30); 8th in SA 10 km 2011 (36:01); 9th in SA XC Championships 8 km 2011 (30:39); 10th in SA XC Trials 8 km 2011 (31:43); won twelve races in 2011, among them EP XC Championships 8 km (30:47), Discovery Algoa FM 10 km (35:56), Continental 10 km (35:57), Knysna Forest Half Marathon (80:51a), Umhlobo Wenene 10 km (34:49) & Cassie’s 15 km (55:56); 11th in SA 10 km 2010 (35:29); won fourteen races in 2010, among them EP Half Marathon (76:30) & Foskor Half Marathon, Richards Bay (78:23); 6th in both SA 10 km 2009 (34:35) & SA XC Championships 8 km 2009 (29:34); 10th in SA Half Marathon 2009 (77:34); 1st in EP Half Marathon 2009 (79:31); 8th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2009 (80:24); 86th in World XC Championships 8 km 2008 (30:11); 4th in SA Half Marathon 2008 (77:31); 8th in SA 10 km 2008 (34:52); 9th in SA XC Championships 8 km 2008 (31:29); 7th in SA XC Championships 8 km 2007 (29:38); 10th in SA Marathon 2007 (2:58:02); 16th in SA 10 km 2007 (36:05); 16th in both SA 10 km 2006 (36:09) & SA XC Championships 8 km 2006 (30:01); 10th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2006 (78:33); 9th in SA Half Marathon 2005 (79:48); 12th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2005 (84:07)

Other PBs:     34:35 (2009), 55:32 (2010), 2:49:38 (2011)

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