What’s New?

Hello 2019! Welcome to all the returning members and a huge welcome to our new members. We know that this year is going to be just as successful, if not more than last year! Remember to sort out your license with Hilde (details below) and to get involved this year! Don’t forget to come down to track, run the time trails and make new friends whilst joining in on a weekend club run!

NEW!! If you haven’t already seen it, we have a selfie frame at time trial now, please snap away and send your pics to the group or even better upload them on our social media platforms!

NEW!! This year we are so excited to introduce our new social clothes! We have very cool long sleeve, short sleeve, hoodies, peaks, running and casual clothes on offer (see website).

On behalf of all of us at Wanderers Athletics Club, have a great year and most importantly many happy miles with friends!

Some ‘need to knows’ …

  • NB!! Running License Renewal. Please see attached the form to renew your license for 2019.

Option1: Please print off and bring to Hilde during any Thursday Time Trial

Option2: Fill in, sign and email back to Hilde at [email protected]

The ASA License fees are R120. You can either pay Hilde directly or deposit it into the following account with your (Club Membership number and ASA Fee) as the reference.

Bank: Standard Bank
Account: 002065940
Branch: 004305 (Rosebank)
Type: Current
REF: Club Membership number and ASA Fee

  • Membership Renewal- Membership Fees for 2019 are R1270. There is a payment plan option through the main club. The main club will be sending out the subscription fees newsletter early December.
  • Running Kit Please email Hilde at [email protected] for any kit you are needing.


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We will be continuing with the GTC runs this year, first one is on the 13th of February! See you there for some awesome trail running fun for everyone!

Upcoming Races?

Here are a few upcoming races for you to be aware of. Please get hold of Kent on 0846023172 should you be able to volunteer for gazebo duty. This year we will endeavour to have the Gazebo and some yummy food at many more races but having said that, we need a lot more help from the club. The same people have been doing Gazebo Duty over the years and we need some fresh faces! It is not a tough job and often can be tag teamed between a few people. So please let us know where and when you can help out.


# Race Location Race Date Gazebo
1 Kudus 15km Wits Sunday, 06 January 2019
2 Dischem 21km Bedfordview Sunday, 13 January 2019
3 Garbie 32km and 15km Springs Sunday, 20 January 2019 Yes, (Daniel)
4 Johnson Crane 42km and 21km Benoni Sunday, 27 January 2019 Yes, (Sam)
5 Sasol 42km and 21km Sasolburg Saturday, 02 February 2019 No
6 Bobbies 21km and 10km Greenstone Sunday, 03 February 2019
7 Jeppe 42km, 21km, 8km Edenvale Sunday, 10 February 2019 (Yes, Arnie)
8 Randburg Valentines 10km Randburg Friday, 15 February 2019
9 Bestmed Tuks 42km, 21km and 10km Pretoria Saturday, 16 February 2019
10 Pirates 21km Parkview Sunday, 17 February 2019 Yes (Steph)
11 Deloitte Pretoria 42km, 21km and 10km Pretoria Sunday, 24 February 2019
12 Born to Run 32km, 15km, 5km Randburg Saturday, 02 March 2019 No
13 Sunrise Monster 32km, 10km and 5km Pretoria Saturday, 02 March 2019 No
14 Capegate Vaal 42km and 21km Deneysville Sunday, 03 March 2019
15 Pharmaton Edenvale 42km and 21km Edenvale Sunday, 10 March 2019
16 Om die Dam 50km and 21km Hartebeesport Saturday, 16 March 2019
17 Run Zone 32km, 15km, 5km Marks Park Sunday, 24 March 2019 No
18 JP Morgan Wanderers Thursday, 28 March 2019 No
19 Jackie Gibson 42km Kliprivier Sunday, 31 March 2019
20 Irene Ultra 48km and 21km Irene Sunday, 07 April 2019
21 Birchwood 21km and 10km Boksburg Sunday, 14 April 2019 No
22 Two Oceans 56km Kaapstad Saturday, 20 April 2019 Yes, (Mark&Estelle)
23 Cradle of Humankind 32km, 21km & 10km Cradle Saturday, 27 April 2019
24 Robor Scafolding 50km, 42km, 21km & 10km Benoni Sunday, 28 April 2019
25 Wally Hayward 42km & 21km Pretoria Wednesday, 01 May 2019
26 Love Run 21km, 10km and 5km Hatfield Saturday, 04 May 2019
27 Colgate 32km, 15km and 5km Boksburg Sunday, 05 May 2019
28 Wings for Life World Run Centurion Sunday, 05 May 2019 No
29 Comrades 89km Pietermaritzburg Sunday, 09 June 2019

Consistency is key and if you are looking for a great way to run a steady 10 – 15 km these are the runs for you. The pace is easy and the company great, this is how Sunday runs are meant to be. These runs depart from the top parking lot @07:00.Club Runs

Weekly Time Trials

selfie frame

Join us every Thursday evening @17:45 and challenge yourself by participating in either our 5km or 8km time trial starting from the bottom oval.

The first Thursday of every month is our social night where you can join us for a bite to eat and a drink or two followed by a raffle where we have prizes sponsored by the Sweat Shop.

Check out our new SELFIE FRAME!!!

Come down to the club and make sure you use the #wanderersathleticsclub to post your pics!

Next First Thursday is the 7th of FEBRUARY!

Track Tuesdays

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Track sessions start at 17:45 every Tuesday on the top oval, all levels of runners are welcome. Sessions followed are on the website and on the WAC app.


Date Name Where Type Distance – km
22-Feb-19 Three Cranes Challenge Karkloof, KZN 3-day, Solo 29, 40, 23
23-Feb-19 Bat run Cape Town 1-night, solo 30
07-Mar-19 Merrell Autumn Night Run Delta Café, JHB 1-day, Solo 5, 8
15-Mar-19 Addo Elephant Trail Run Eastern Cape 1-day, Solo 44, 76. 160
16-Mar-19 Highland Gate trail run Dullstroom 1 day, solo 17,11,6
23-Mar-19 Drakensberg Northern Trail Drakensberg 1-day, Solo 20, 10, 6
30-Mar-19 Hout Bay Trail Challenge Cape Town 1-day, Solo 40, 60

Wanderers Athletics Hall of Fame

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Congratulations to Ryan Eichstadt for placing 10th overall at the 100km UTCT race in December.

An excellent result!

Remember to message Sam on 0848038328 with all of your race results and pictures for next month’s newsletter!