Mthembu embraced his son after becoming the first South African runner to win two titles since Bruce Fordyce in 1990.
His winning time was 5:35:34.
Herron’s time was 6:27:35, and represented her maiden win. She was the first American to win the Comrades since Anne Trason did the double in 1996 and 1997.
Charne Bosman , the 1st SouthAfrican women , came in third in the Comrades Women’s race . Image: Jackie Clausen