Lake Farm

The start of the Lake Farm 25km road race held in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 17 April. 


The Bayfm Bukani Print Adidas Lake Farm charity run took place from Lake Farm Centre in Port Elizabeth last week. Three distances were on offer in this annual event, the main event was the 25km race, while there was also a 10km and 5km. The 5km event was held mainly for the residents of Lake Farm.

In the 25km race, Terri-Lynn Penney of Run/Walk For Life Athletics Club was second women overall in a time of 1:53:03. Penney was just under two minutes behind women's winner Mirjam Weerd, a professional triathlete from Holland who will be take part in this week's Ironman South Africa event. Penney was also the first Grahamstown runner home. She was followed by club mate, Frith van der Merwe, who finished fourth women and veteran winner in 1:56:12.

There were 364 finishers in the 25km and 325 finishers in the 10km.

Run/Walk For Life finishers at the Bayfm Bukani Print Adidas Lake Farm 25km:

37. Terri-Lynn Penney (Run/Walk For Life Athletics Club) 1:53:03

44. Frith van der Merwe (Run/Walk For Life) 1:56:12

167. Julie Walker (Run/Walk For Life) 2:20:30

Run/Walk For Life finishers at the Bayfm Bukani Print Adidas Lake Farm 10km:

11. Carriot Galela (Run/Walk For Life) 38:24

36. Stephen Penney (Run/Walk For Life) 48:34

108. Karen Meyer (Run/Walk For Life) 58:30.


Seen after the Lake Farm 25km and 10km are, from left, Terri-Lynn Penney, Julie Walker, Sally Price-Smith, Karen Meyer and Colin Meyer. 

Colin Meyer, Julie Walker and Sally Price-Smith 



Frith, left, and Terri-Lynn at the finish of the Lake Farm 25km. Terri-Lynn finished second and Frith finished fourth and won the veteran section. 

Frith van der Merwe in action during the Lake Farm 25km. 

Colin Meyer 

Runners in the Lake Farm 25km snake their way through the first kilometre, above and below.