The Pyga-Eurosteel duo completed the 70km men’s race in 2:39:31 to beat NAD’s Wessel Botha and Nico Bell (2:46:05). They were followed home by Insect Science Pro’s Timothy Hammond and Alan Gordon (2:47:28).
Dormakaba’s Amy McDougall and Samantha Sanders (3:20:39) set the pace in the women’s race ahead of Galileo Risk’s Sarah Hill and Theresa Ralph (3:22:25), with Dropoff Daisies’ Lindie Stroebel and Rialette Kruger (4:58:06) rounding out the podium.
Dirk Nel and Ronel Nel (Lynx Real Estate) claimed the victory in the mixed event when they finished in 3:45:03. Second were Janine Muller and Heinro Malan (Petrolium Group Mixed) in 3:45:19, followed by Barend Burger and Clara Gaudard (NAD 2) in 3:49:05.
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Stage one results
1. Pieter du Toit & Philip Buys (Pyga-Eurosteel) 2:39:31
2. Wessel Botha & Nico Bell (NAD) 2:46:05
3. Timothy Hammond & Alan Gordon (Insect Science Pro) 2:47:28
4. Andrew Duvenage & Justin Hornsby (NFB) 3:08:15
5. Jarrad van Zuydam & Darryl Irvine (FRIB) 3:24:44
1. Amy McDougall & Samantha Sanders (dormakaba) 3:20:39
2. Sarah Hill & Theresa Ralph (Galileo Risk) 3:22:25
3. Lindie Stroebel & Rialette Kruger (Dropoff Daisies) 4:58:06
4. Kim Brearley & Sandra Johannessen (Cleats & Cleavage) 5:47:26
5. Ellie Brummer & Hildegard Setzkorn (JCC Ladies) 5:54:58
1. Dirk Nel & Ronel Nel (Lynx Real Estate) 3:45:03
2.Janine Muller & Heinro Malan (Petrolium Group Mixed) 3:45:19
3. Barend Burger & Clara Gaudard (NAD 2) 3:49:05
4. Conrad Lubbe & Soretha Lubbe (Provento) 4:08:08
5. Jason Scriven & Shirley Scriven (Go for blow) 4:21:59