A cool drizzle covered the faces of runners huddled together at the start line in the early morning darkness. A few hundred spectators had made their way to the capital’s Phakalane suburb by car, minibus, taxi or on foot before daybreak. They followed the signs in pitch dark to the Golf Estate, which had been transformed by the race organizers into a marathon and entertainment site for over 3,000 runners taking part in the 42km, 10km race or 4km fun run/walk.
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