Athletes to sign up for pre-Comrades pasta evening

AMANZIMTOTI Athletics Club participated in the Starling Plumbers half marathon hosted by the Woodview Athletics Club on Sunday, 14 May.

The following results were recorded:

21.1km half marathon: C Botha 1.54.00, J Momberg 1.56.48.

The Comrades Marathon will be held on 4 June, starting at 5.30am.

In preparation for Comrades 2017, Amanzimtoti Athletics Club will host a pasta party on 1 June at 6.30pm. Dean Wright from Beloved Long Runs will be the evening’s guest speaker. Email Theresa Machado at [email protected] or call on 082-883-3641 for details.

Time trials

SOME 46 athletes participated in time trials on Wednesday, 10 May.

4km walk: J Duvenhage 25.17, L Radford 33.50, S Gumede 33.54, S vd Merwe 33.54, M Weyer 33.54, R Stewart 34.14, L Gumede 34.30, T Ngcobo 34.34, J Williams 37.50, B Wagner 39.45, A Olivier 40.10, K Mtshali 40.51, L Venter 42.40.

4km run: K Cele 15.06, T Dlamini 15.40, B Luckfiel 21.49, T Machado 22.22, J Duvenhage 22.25, C Clarke 23.46, N Mbhela 25.21, L Els 28.16, M Nel 28.17, J Kruger 29.03, G Schultz 29.03, A Myeza 33.02, B Payne 34.39, A Payne 34.54.

8km run: V Mdunge 28.55, M Hlongwa 29.49, S Sibangu 29.56, S Mthembu 33.44, T Gumede 36.37, D Swart 36.59, E Grobler 36.59, R Nothnagel 37.16, E Luiz 38.25, E Luckfiel 38.25, C Botha 43.20, J Momberg 43.40, S Campbell 43.40, J Nel 43.40, D Barnes 45.52, E Lockem 45.52, S Lindeque 45.52, S Byrne 45.52, W Gibson 49.53.

Prospective members can visit the clubhouse on Wednesday evenings between 6pm and 7pm or email Jodine at [email protected] or visit for details and membership forms.

Reflective belts are mandatory for weekly time trials, which are on Wednesday at 5.30pm for walkers and 6pm for runners (both over 4km and 8km). Visitors are welcome to join and can meet at the Hutchison Park clubhouse. On Saturdays there is an 11km run and walk from the clubhouse at 5.30am for walkers and 6am for runners. Call club chairman Alan Payne on 083-463-4533, captain Warren Gibson on 082-713-0305 or for junior track and field queries, call Riaan Vosloo on 078-457-1936.


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