The North West Education and Sport Development department wishes to congratulate Stephen Mokoka who won the SA Marathon titled the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

Stephen Mokoka has won national titles at 1500m, 5000m, 10000m, 10km, half marathon and the marathon. He is an incredible athlete.

The North West Education and Sport Development department, MEC Sello Lehari congratulated Stephen Mokoka on winning the SA Marathon.

“We as the province, are extremely proud about Stephen Mokoka’s achievements. He remains an inspiration to our young people across the province to show them that it is possible. This again shows that the place where you come from will not determine your destination”, said MEC Lehari.

Mokoka hails from Ramatlaba Village near Mafikeng and he finished the race in 2:08.31 to take 10 seconds off the previous record of 2017.