Marathon effort

Pictured, from left, are Chrizaan Crous, Kea and Carli Brand, Gabrielle and Kina van der Watt and Ilchen Retief.

* A group of friends have decided to combine their love of running and passion for animals by challenging themselves to complete the 91st Comrades Marathon for the Cape of Good Hope SPCA. They have set themselves a target of raising R15 000. They have already raised more than R10 000. Visit to contribute. The marathon takes place on Sunday May 29 in KwaZulu-Natal. For more information about how to support the SPCA, call Natasha at 021 700 4155 or email Pictured, at back, from left, are friends Natasha Kruger, of Protea Heights; Clifford Blake, of Bellville; Willem Swanepoel, of Brackenfell; Marlize Laurie, of De Tijger; and Marius Kruger, of Protea Heights. In front are Carlo Botha, of Kuils River and Danie Bruwer, of Protea Heights.