The Bank Windhoek Relay took place on Saturday, 13 May 2023 with 55 teams of four enthusiastic participants. Themed 'Join the Relay Revolution,' the Bank Windhoek Relay is an annual charitable event that promotes teamwork and healthy lifestyles through fitness.
The teams participated walking, running, and cycling categories in mixed men’s and women’s groups. Each team member was required to run or walk five kilometres (km) to contribute toward the overall 20 km.
The Speedfreaks came first in the Mixed Walkers category with a time of 2:01:15, followed by Sanlam All Stars and then Faster Than Snails, whose combined times were 2:03:23 and 2:15:23, respectively. In the Ladies’ Walkers category, The CAAM Girlies took the first position with a time of 2:16:20, followed by Megatech Walkers 1 with a time of 2:29:09 and Not Fast Just Furious who in came third with 2:44:48. The Men’s Walker category had only one participant.
The Mixed Runners category was led by Transformers, who came in at first place with the time of 1:29:13. The second and third places were scooped by Running on Empty with a time of 1:29:28 and Cool Runnings with 1:29:49, respectively. For the Ladies Runners category, Wannabee Runners took the lead with 1:49:07, followed by Moms That Run at 1:50:49. In third place, The Annabelles finished with the time of 1:53:22. The Men’s Runners category had Transcendence in first place with 1:05:20, Megatech Runners 2 in second place with 1:05:53 and The Intangibles in third place with 1:28:20.
The Bank will donate all the funds raised by the Bank Windhoek Relay to charity.