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Gamble set new stadium Night Relay Record

Aug 3, 2018
Gamble set new stadium Night Relay Record

The undefeated Town Lodge Business Night Relay champions, Gamble Pharmacy, went one better during Round 3 on Tuesday evening at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium when their 5 person running team beat the course record which they had set in 2016.

The perfect winters evening conditions ensure the team covered the 17.5km distance in a blistering time of 55 minutes 23 seconds with the SPAR DC chasing hard and finishing in 2nd and 3rd spot respectively in the Men's category in a time of 57 min 33 sec and 1hr 13 minutes respectively. The Gamble Pharmacy social team managed to win the popular Mixed teams category ahead of Team BosBF B and Team BosBF A, a social group of fun runners that had not fewer than 4 teams registered on the evening. 

In the Ladies category it was SPAR DC that continued it's domination of the Investec Ladies with Team Varsity College grabbing the bronze medal on the evening whilst in the 3-person walking team category it was undefeated Concord Cranes Group team winning in a time of 1hr 13min aheda of PKF Walkers and team 3 Furious.

The final round of the Town Lodge Business Night Relay for 2018 will take place on Tuesday 28th August whilst all corporate teams now look ahead to the Medihelp Train Race which takes place on Sunday 19th August. For full results from the Series, check out www.zsports.co.za
 
SUMMARY RESULTS

Town Lodge Business Night Relay
Nelson Mandela Stadium
Tuesday 31st July
Round 3


Men's Teams
1 Gamble Corporate (0:55:23); 2 SPAR 2 (0:57:33); 3 SPAR 3 (1:13:11); 4 teambosbf C (1:16:17); 5 Uitenhage HS (1:17:25); 6 PAGDENS 1 (1:26:05); 7 PwC Auditaurs (1:27:01); 8 Mazars Slowpokes (1:33:41); 9 PW Harvey (1:34:27); 10 Town Lodge Cool runnings (1:39:00); 11 ROOFTOP Racers (1:41:51); 

Ladies Teams
1 SPAR 1 (1:16:25); 2 Investec (1:17:13); 3 Team Varsity College (1:34:05); 4 PwC Accruals (1:41:07); 5 SWATT (1:42:10); 6 Team UHS Girls (1:50:48); 7 KN XGen (1:50:48); 8 Solid Gold (1:51:34); 9 PW Harvey (1:52:34); 

Mixed Teams
1 Gamble Social Mix (1:04:41); 2 teambosbf B (1:09:33); 3 teambosbf A (1:12:48); 4 Rooftop A Team (1:13:24); 5 CruSuipers (1:13:30); 6 5 Fast (1:17:45); 7 teambosbfk D (1:20:27); 8 PLU CONNECTIONS (1:20:57); 9 Callies Striders (1:23:54); 10 SEESA WARRIORS (1:23:55); 11 Woodridge Mixed 1 (1:26:16); 12 LEAD 3 (1:27:19); 13 Woodridge Mixed 2 (1:27:44); 14 teambosbf E (1:28:25); 15 PKF 2 (1:29:03); 16 Brand it 1 (1:29:22); 17 ReSound (1:29:49); 18 LEAD 1 (1:30:45); 19 Mazars Girls on the Run (1:32:36); 20 PKF 1 (1:32:55); 21 Varsity College Students (1:34:01); 22 Dude have you seen my batton (1:34:51); 23 BLACK SHEEP (1:35:41); 24 Brand It 2 (1:35:48); 25 City Lodge Port Elizabeth Allstars (1:37:45); 26 Auxilium (1:41:33); 27 Run Kid Run (1:41:54); 28 Rooftop Ladies (1:44:50); 29 Algoa FM (1:50:52); 30 team dsv (1:52:12); 

Walking Teams
1 Concord Cranes Group (1:13:38); 2 PKF Walkers 2 (1:18:22); 3 3 Furious (1:21:11); 4 BLACK SHEEP LADIES (1:32:09); 5 Mazars Super M (1:32:24); 6 GOLD RUSH (1:32:59); 7 Town Lodge Moon Walkers (1:34:14); 8 LEAD 2 (1:34:18); 9 PwC Striders (1:36:36); 10 team DSV walk (1:37:37); 

Image: Runners in team Bosbf A hand over the baton on their way to securing the bronze medal in the Mixed Teams category on Tuesday evening.