Veteran runner and familiar Comrades Marathon presence, Blanche Moila, has spoken out against the #MenAreTrash social media movement, saying there are good men out there – but they must stand up and fight the scourge of women abuse.

Blanche Moila, who was the first African female runner to be awarded Springbok colours in 1984, geared up for her 12th Comrades Marathon. She is an eThekwini Living Legend 2010.