Group photo of four of the Captains. From left, Rhonda Vetera who we are told has also been voted in the top 50 most influential women in technology in the world. Having completed 4 ironman challenges already and an advocate for wellbeing, she will be running the marathon and championing Endurocad, an organisation that was established with the purpose of identifying, nurturing, training and celebrating the success of young talented athletes, and a foundation that is also close to friend, Elana Meyer's heart.
Beside her to the right is Siyabulela Sokomani who is running to raise funds to buy trees to plant in the townships. He grew up in Khayelitsha where he says his school had no trees. Starting as an aspiration for him and having run his first solo Cape Town marathon in 2015 with a tree on his back, Siyabulela will now be joined by a team of others, which he says, will be like a "running forest" in his 4th time running the Cape Town Marathon.
In peach scrubs, is a representative from the UCT medical student society who alongside a team of fellow medical students raised over R150 000 to raise enough money to add an extra day of surgery at the Red Cross Children's Hospital on Saturdays so that children in need of urgent life-saving surgery can be appropriately attended to.
To the far right, stands a prominent visually impaired woman who runs to support people with disabilities. She will be run the marathon with a running assistant...