Irvette Van Zyl was the only South African to secure a podium finish in the iconic Soweto Marathon as she defended her title to claim a third successive victory of the event.
Authorities have urged motorists to exercise caution as the Soweto Marathon is currently under way.
The Soweto Marathon will see the biggest entry numbers in its 26-year history with a projected 40 000 runners set to take part in the People’s Race.
The SABC and Athletics South Africa (ASA) have reached an agreement regarding the broadcasting of the Comrades Marathon.
Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says Sunday is a special day for the city as at least 30-thousand people from all over the world have been taking part in the 25th Soweto Marathon.