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TUT runners take three titles
- Updated: October 6, 2011
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) took honours in the longer races at the recent USSA cross-country championships held in Potchefstroom, North West while the rest of the titles were spread amongst the other contesting tertiary institutions.
Portia Ngwenya won the women’s eight-kilometre dice in 30min 19sec and team-mate Gladwin Mzazi then won the men’s 10km in 31:42, the same time clocked by runner-up, Stephen Mokoka also of TUT.
In the shorter races, University of Johannesburg’s Nolene Conrad won the women’s race in 14:10 and Pukke’s Elroy Gelant took the men’s title in 11:43.
The road relay bragging rights went to UJ in the women’s and TUT in the men’s race with combined team times of 22:16 and 52:32 respectively.