Emma Pallant Luggage Two Oceans Half Marathon Crown

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Former British world duathlon champion, Emma Pallant, gave her all to win the Totalsports Two Oceans Half Marathon on Sunday, 16 April 2023.

Pallant held off Ethiopia’s Bekelech Wariyo by 5 seconds to win the race in 1hr 14min 17sec, 32 seconds inside final 12 months’s successful time.

Lesotho’s Mokulubete Makatasi trailed by nearly two minutes in third.

“Right this moment (Sunday) was superior – an incredible contest. Final 12 months I went off method too arduous, not anticipating hills and bought caught out, ending sixth. I wasn’t blissful so needed to return. I drew vitality from the various supporters alongside the way in which – in South Africa everybody will get out on street to cheer on the athletes and I like that,” defined Pallant after the race.

“I didn’t assume I used to be going to carry on – I used to be spent after which had that slight uphill close to the end. That was horrible, however someway I simply made it to the tape.”

 

Picture 1 Caption: Former British world duathlon champion, Emma Pallant, gave her all to win the Totalsports Two Oceans Half Marathon on Sunday, 16 April 2023. Picture: Totalsports (Twitter)



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