2019 LCE Weskus Marathon
The 2019 LCE Weskus Marathon – held in conjunction with the Strandlopers Marathon Club of Langebaan and the SANParks Honorary Rangers West Coast Region – took place in very warm conditions on Saturday 23 March 2019.
A 1 545 participants took part in the 42km race this year – about 400 athletes more than last year, while the half marathon, 10km and 5km fun run saw slightly less participants than the previous year. Lungile Gongqa of the Nedbank Running Club WP won the marathon in a new record time of 2:23:17. Siyabonga Sakwe of the Nedbank Running Club WP was third in the 42 km race in a time of 2:25:55. Danette Smith was the first woman at the 42km finish, in a very good time of 3:02:50 – slightly better than her 3:04:29 in last year’s event. She was 36th overall in the marathon.