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2016 aQuelle Midmar Mile results

Full set of results for the 2016 aQuellé Midmar Mile

Events 1 - 8. 3 km / 5 km / 10k.

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Results of the Pope Ellis Biathlon and Ironman / Ironwoman

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February 14, 2016
Ho and Weber bring it home

CHAD Ho has claimed his seventh aQuellé Midmar Mile title in a row, while fellow South African Michelle Weber become the first local woman to emerge victorious in 13 years. Ho was given a solid run for his money by his training partner Matthew Meyer, and it was only in the last 400m that he drew on extra energy reserves and pulled forward to claim victory in a record-breaking time of 17.00. In the women’s race, Michelle Weber took an early lead, with Briton Holly Hibbott a hair’s breadth behind her. Hibbott was first to pass the halfway mark, but... ...

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February 12, 2016
Renowned Midmar veteran returns to our waters

WORLD-renowned swimmer Paul Blackbeard will be swimming the aQuellé Midmar Mile this year. Old-timers will remember that Paul emerged victorious at the Midmar Mile in 1977, putting a two-year run of victory for current race director Wayne Riddin to an end. Paul joined Queens Park Amateur Swimming Club as an 11-year-old in 1969. He proceeded to make history by breaking records in almost every under-16 event. Later, in senior competition, he achieved a similar feat, holding, at one point, 13 South African age-group records. He continued to compete for Natal until 1983. One of the pinnacles of Paul’s career was... ...

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February 6, 2016
Subaru Heads to aQuellé Midmar Mile

Subaru Pietermaritzburg is the 2016 Vehicle Partner of the aQuelle Midmar Mile From 13-14 February 2016, huge numbers of international and local swimmers will head downstream to Midmar Dam just outside of Pietermaritzburg, to take on the challenge of the aQuellé Midmar Mile. For the first time in the event’s history, Subaru Pietermaritzburg is the official vehicle partner for the gruelling weekend event. The aQuellé Midmar Mile is now known as the largest open-water event of its kind, recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2009 when 13 755 competitors took part in the race. The event draws... ...

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