BiOThe Classic Shootout’s have broken SA bests, prepared athletes for Olympics, gave juniors breakthrough’s, put primary school athletes up against senior ladies, developed into sprint and middle distance races, and now…. this coming Friday, we take it to the next level.

The Classic Shootout series presented by Backtrack Sports will host a never before seen 1000m race this Friday. Imagine this… two races… at the same time… on the same track… one winner!
Both these fields assembled consists of SA’s best of the best 800, 1500 and 3000/5000m athletes. And both fields are national level quality. Race 1 will take place in lane 5-8 and lane 5 will become their inside lane. Whereas Race 2 will take place within lane 1-4. Both races will have pacemakers who will attempt to keep the races on new Classic Shootout record pace. The first race includes two time defending champion and record holder Theodore Nothling. Lining up with him will be 2016 SA 1500m champion Folavio Sehohle and Kabelo Mohlosi who ran 1:46 last year in the 800m. Also in that field will be last years 1000m bronze
  1. RACE 1 (lane 5-8)
LANE RACE 2 (lane 1-4)
Jerry Motsau 3:36 1 Folavio Sehohle 3:38
Kgalalelo Mathabat 3:42 2 Michael Pienaar 3:44
Siyabonga Derison 3:43 3 Clinton Swanepoel 3:42
Nkosinathi Sibiya 3:43 4 Ryan Mphahlele 3:50
Fourie Wiid 1:51 5 Solomon Bothlolo 3:47
George Kusche 1:47 6 Theodore Nothling 1:48
Thapelo Madiba 1:46 7 Kabelo Mohlosi 1:46
Tlou Seloba 1:47 8 Hannes Naude 1:47
Themba Madima 1:48 9 Henry Makane 1:49
Letlogonolo Tobias 1:51 10 Vuni Madonsela 1:51
Cohann Smith 1:53 11 Robert Bester 1:54
Casper de Villiers 1:52 12 Kwanele Mthembu 4:04
Ntuthuko Ndimande PACE 13 Maliwe Mati PACE
Race 2 includes former SA 1500m champion Jerry Motsau who clocked a 3:56 mile last year. 2016 1000m Shootout silver medallist Treasure Derison will also line up here as well as the 1:47 800m junior senasation George Kusche. Not to mention Thapelo Madiba who is also a 1:46 runner on the 800m.
This is a race you do no want to miss! And if that will not be enough we have a packed field for the ladies race as well! Come and attend the TomTom Classic Shootout this Friday and witness history being made!