Zimbabwe’s top ultra-distance athletes have confirmed participation at this year’s Matopos 33-miler (53km) ultramarathon taking place in Bulawayo on April 6.
Last year’s winners Andrew Chimbidzikai (senior men) of Black Rhinos Athletics Club and Mr Pace’s Chiedza Chokore (women) will be at the starting line in the heart of Matopos National Park to defend their titles.
Bulawayo Athletics Board (BAB) chairman Manuel Mpofu yesterday also confirmed that Marko Mambo who finished fifth last year in South Africa’s premier race, the Comrades Marathon, has also confirmed participation in the PPC Matopos race.
Six-time winner of the Econet Victoria Falls marathon Nkosiyazi Sibanda of Blanket Mine will also be in the contest. Read more