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Tanith Maxwell

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Name: Tanith Maxwell

Age: 39

 

Represented South Africa in the Commonwealth Games Marathon (2006), African Games Half Marathon (2007), World Championships Marathon (2009, 2013 & 2015) and Olympic Games Marathon (2012).

Marathon PB:                2:32:33, Berlin Marathon 2010

Two Oceans:                 3rd in 2015 on debut (3:45:18, 2nd South African)

2016:                           1st in Tygerberg 30 km (2:04:24)

                                  2nd in Bay to Bay 30 km (1:59:58)

                                  dnf Gran Canaria Marathon

2015:                           7th in SA Half Marathon (77:26)

                                  1st in the following thirteen races: Bay to Bay 30 km (1:56:32; fastest time in SA in 25 years), Tygerberg 30 km (2:00:10), Telkom 10 km (35:36), Starling Plumbers Half Marathon (81:47), Peninsula Marathon (2:53:19a), Eersterivier 15 km (54:14), Dave Spence Memorial 10 km (35:45), Forest 10 km (36:53), Pinelands 10 km (35:31), Women's Day Challenge 10 km (Cape Town) (36:13), Heritage Challenge 10 km (37:34), Festival of Running Half Marathon (82:39) & Verulam Falcons Half Marathon (83:30)

                                  2nd in the following four races: Gran Canaria Marathon (2:39:45), BAKgat 10 km (36:17), Winelands Half Marathon (82:52) & Gun Run Half Marathon (78:56)

                                  9th in Cape Town 10 km (36:04)

                                  10th in Spar 10 km (Durban) (35:29)

                                  dnf Durban City Marathon & World Championships Marathon

2014:                           1st in the following ten races: Sparksport Challenge 32 km (2:19:18), Top Form 10 km (36:00), Valentine Night Race (Worcester) (37:45), Checkout 10 km (36:00), Forest 10 km (36:47), Voet van Afrika Half Marathon (85:23), Mitchells Plain Titans Half Marathon (82:25), Edgemead 10 km (37:12), Metropolitan 10 km (38:51) & Build It Half Marathon (82:32)

                                  2nd in the following five races: Century City 10 km (35:06), Sundowner 10 km (37:21), Lighthouse 10 km (36:16), Starling Plumbers Half Marathon (79:29) & Mt Edgecombe Half Marathon (79:29)

                                  3rd in Safari Half Marathon (81:28) & Savages Half Marathon (78:39)

                                  4th in Spar 10 km (Pietermaritzburg) (36:43)

                                  6th in Brighton Marathon (2:43:34a)

                                  dnf Houston Marathon

2013:                           42nd in World Championships Marathon (2:56:37)

                                  Won twelve races: KZN Half Marathon (79:58), Vienna City Half Marathon (77:20), Zabalaza Half Marathon (82:24), Umgeni Water 32 km (2:09:22), Bloubergstrand Half Marathon (81:56), Old Mutual 10 km (35:28), Gun Run Half Marathon (77:24), Cape Gate 10 km (36:37), SAPS Striders Heritage Challenge Half Marathon (80:36), Savages Half Marathon (78:01), Pietermaritzburg 10 km (36:38) & Correctional Services 10 km (35:22)

                                  3rd in San Diego Holiday Half Marathon (75:59a)

                                  6th in BIG Berlin 25 km (92:18, PB and third fastest time ever by a South African)

                                  12th in Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon (76:48a)

                                  13th in Spar 10 km (Cape Town) (36:38) & 14th in Spar 10 km (Durban) (36:22)

Other performances:      81st in Olympic Games Marathon 2012 (2:40:27); 1st in ten races in 2012, among them Pietermaritzburg Half Marathon (79:12), Oasis Crescent 10 km (36:02), Constantia Village 15 km (53:22), Kougakus Half Marathon (80:44a) & Savages Half Marathon (78:21); 14th in Rotterdam Marathon 2012 (2:36:47); 4th in SA Half Marathon 2011 (75:26); 1st in five races in 2011, among them Arthur Creswell Memorial Half Marathon (79:47) & Savages Half Marathon (79:14); 29th in London Marathon 2011 (2:39:07); 3rd in SA Half Marathon 2010 (73:22) & 7th in SA 10 km (34:45); 2nd in Xiamen Half Marathon 2010 (85:21); 4th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2010 (76:19); 8th in Berlin Marathon 2010 (2:32:33); 15th in London Marathon 2010 (2:34:24); 45th in World Championships Marathon 2009 (2:41:48); 4th in SA Half Marathon 2009 (74:52); 3rd in SA Half Marathon 2008 (76:19); 4th in Warsaw Marathon 2008 (2:36:38); 5th in Vienna City Marathon 2008 (2:40:05); 9th in Rome Marathon 2008 (2:37:35); 10th in African Games Half Marathon 2007 (78:27); 2nd in SA Marathon 2007 (2:40:46); 12th in Commonwealth Games Marathon 2006 (2:41:47); 11th in SA XC Championships 8 km 2006 (29:12); 11th in Messe Frankfurt Marathon 2006 (2:45:21); 1st in SA Half Marathon 2005 (75:52); 7th in SA XC Championships 8 km 2005 (30:39); 6th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2005 (81:01); 6th in Vienna City Marathon 2005 (2:49:29); 9th in Messe Frankfurt Marathon 2005 (2:41:03); 1st in Peninsula Marathon 2004 (2:48:28a); 2nd in Edinburgh Marathon 2004 (2:48:42); 3rd in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2004 (78:06), 4th in 2003 (79:39) & 8th in 2002 (82:27); 15th in SA 10 km 1997 (37:06)

Other PBs:     34:03 (2010), 51:24 (2010), 73:22 (2010)

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