Over our 25 years the UTi Rhodes Run has seen a number of multiple title holders, both first overall and age category winners.
Our first three-time overall winner was Jannie le Roux and he was followed by Gary Smith, Tammy Kelly and Trevor Toerien. Tammy is our only five-time winner.
Our most successful age category winner is Marietta van Rooyen (nee Sassenburg) who chalked up seven category wins (6 veteran & 1 master) in addition to her two overall wins. Marietta also won two 'Queen of the Kloof' titles.
Our most prolific age category winner is undoubtedly Phillip van Niekerk who is the only person to win the 'veteran', 'master' and 'grand-master' categories at Rhodes. Phillip took the veteran category once, two masters titles and so far one grand-master title. Oh, throw in a 'King of the Kloof' title as well. That's some achievement!
Phillip enjoying some Rhodes snow, July 2012
In two weeks Phillip will be looking to notch up his 28th Dusi, this year in a K2 partnering another Rhodes runner, Gina Hinchliffe.
Good luck Gina & Phillip!