Couple leads training run

Husband and wife team Kobus and Caroline Filmalter training for the upcoming World Marathon Championships. Photo: Jennie Dallas.

Husband and wife team Kobus and Caroline Filmalter finished a club-based canoe race in fourth position overall in 2 hours and 5 minutes, as the first Mixed Double (male/ female combination) team, and were also the first veteran age category podium finishers.

The couple took part in the race on the Klip River from Daleside to Meyerton, through Henley-on-Klip – a distance of some 30kms. The event was hosted by the Victoria Lake Canoe Club based at Germiston Lake.

Must read: Friends take on Vaal Canoe Marathon

River paddlers are training hard as this year’s canoeing season begins. Paddlers are building up stamina and endurance in the hopes of participating in the World Marathon Championships which takes place in South Africa this year.

Many are also getting back in shape for the wild white-water races in the peak rainy season later in the year.

The News wishes Kobus and Caroline well on their canoeing journey.

Read more: Young canoeist gains valuable experience

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at krugersdorpnews@caxton.co.za or phone us on 011 955 1130.

For free daily local news on the West Rand, also visit our sister websites: 

Randfontein Herald

Roodepoort Record

Get It Joburg West Magazine

Remember to visit our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to let your voice be heard!

  AUTHOR
Janine Viljoen
Editor

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Krugersdorp News
Randfontein Herald
Roodepoort Record


Your details:


Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)
Other