This Month

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August is Comrades Month!

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All are most welcome to join the Pre-Race Party on Thursday 18 August after Time Trial where runners can get all the last-minute info for race day, table information, nutrition drop-off (WAC tables at 35km and 70km) have a ‘good luck’ drink and collect their goodie bags.

GAZEBO

Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to setup the gazebo this year. Please contact Kent (0846023172) if you can assist in an upcoming race. Next events are Harriers and Old Ed’s. 

Weekly Time Trials

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

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oval outside Spinners Bar. First Thursday’s of every month is social night where you can get a burger, boerie roll and drinks to support the club. Shoe draw raffle with prizes sponsored by the Sweat Shop is @19:00. Come down to the club and use the #wanderersathleticsclub to share your pics!

myrun.org.za Timing System

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Register at https://www.myrun.org.za. Bands are available to buy from Hilde (R80 for members, R100 for non). Simply scan and link your band’s QR code to your profile and scan in at the end of your run for instant results online. 

First Thursday is 7 July. A big thank you to the sweat shop for their continued support of WAC shoe draw.

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Fastest 5km May 2022

Men:   D. Nendouvhada 17:37:00

Ladies: S. Eichstadt 21:20:00 

Fastest 8km May 2022: 

Men:   M. Crowther 31:22:00

Ladies: S. Eichstadt 37:42:00

News & Races

A MASSIVE THANK YOU!! The 2022 WAC Road Race was a roaring success and would not be possible without the dedicated club members that offered their time and support as volunteers. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Also, to all the sponsors, athletes and partners involved that play a huge part in making the day a success, particularly Sportsvendo, Vitality and the Wanderers Club – thank you for the continued support.

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Congratulations to Daniel Nendouvhada as he took on the amazing Iconic Challenge running 42.2km for 7 consecutive days and 103km on day 8

You can still go to: https://www.backabuddy.co.za/champion/project/daniel-nendouvhada-for-400km-iconic to donate. It is a great cause and all help is greatly appreciated.

In the spirit of giving and club support please go to: https://www.givengain.com/ap/mad2run-rosey-kirsten/#  where members Kirsten MJ and Rosey L are part of a team of 36 MADsters who will be running a 24hr relay run from Johannesburg to Cape Town, 1520kms, in 1 week with the purpose of raising funds for underprivileged scholars. All funds raised go towards the education and leadership development of SA’s future leaders.

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Well done to all the runners that raced this month!

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“Every marathon I ran, I knew I had a faster one in me.” — Dick Beardsley