Back To WAC
On Saturday 7 May we’re going retro in the metro. Join us for a social club run open to everyone. Follow the link www.backtowac.store for more details on the route and to order some awesome merch.
Delta Backyard Ultra
Saturday 1 May – 7am start – volunteers and supporters most welcome – organized by our very own coach Martin Crous. Go to https://deltabu.co.za/ for more details or contact +27 72 199 7899
Entries are available until 16 May for the 95th running of the world’s oldest ultra-marathon and the cut-off date for qualifying is 12 July. There are still 5000 entries available under the new dispensation and we expect the race on 28 August for the 47th down run from Pietermaritzburg to be epic. https://web.comrades.com/
Weekly Time Trials
Join us every Thursday evening @17:45 and challenge yourself by doing either the 5km or 8km time trial starting from the bottom oval outside Spinners Bar. First Thursdays of the month is social night where you can get a burger or boerie roll and enjoy the vibe while shoe draw raffle prizes sponsored by The Sweat Shop is @19:00. Come down to the club and use the #wanderersathleticsclub to share on social media.
Next event is on 5 MAY and a big thank you to The Sweat Shop for their continued support of WAC shoe draw.
Fastest 8km Feb 2022
Men: M. Crowther 29:50
Ladies: M. Wade 41:24
Fastest 5km Feb 2022:
Men: C. Cynkin 18:16
Ladies: K. Heyman 20:49
Track sessions start at 17:45 every Tuesday on the top oval hosted by WAC team coach Martin Crous. All levels of runners are welcome. Sessions are posted on the website and social media.
News & Races
WAC Vitality Series 10 July
5/10/21km – Helpers run on 9 July – Members please to volunteer.
There were some stellar results this month especially at 2 Oceans where WAC was well represented with 7 and 25 members doing the 21km and Ultra races respectively. Congrats to all the athletes that ran, including:
Dan Jenner, Ryan Eichstat and Clinton Parker – crossing together for their silver medals and all finishing in the top 100.
Jenna Von Bulow – 1st place at Highlands Gate 11km Trail run
And all those that achieved PB’s at Oceans (too many to mention)
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“I don’t run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.” — Ronald Rook