Khatoane said he was joining the 21.1km race along with thousands other athletes to pay tribute to the anti-apartheid liberation icon, Nelson Mandela. Unveiling his game plan, Khatoane, who is set to leave Lesotho for SA on Friday said he was looking forward to breaking his previous time record of 1:03:40 to at least 1:01 or even below, because he was now more familiar with the route. Having participated in the Cape Verde beach games last month where it was extremely hot was yet an added advantage of using cool temperatures of Port Elizabeth in order to claim top position, he showed.
Khatoane prepares for Mandela Marathon
July 25, 2019 1 min read
MASERU – With the sporting season approaching, top marathoner Jobo Khatoane of Mokhotlong is about to wrap up preparations ahead of the Nelson Mandela Bay Half Marathon scheduled for July 27 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.