Lesotho’s Tjoka won the women’s event in a time of 1:10:46, with Namibia’s Johannes closely coming in at second place with a time of 1:10:51. Kenya’s Susy Chemaimak won bronze with her time of 1:12:32.
In the men’s race, South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka successfully defended his title when he won a fast men’s race in 1:01:44, edging out Benard Bil by two seconds. Linus Ruto finished third, another two seconds back. Elroy Gelant (1:01:48) and Gladwin Mzazi (1:01:49) were fourth and fifth respectively.