This Month

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Entries are closing soon! The 5/10/21km – Helpers run on 9 July WILL COUNT TOWARDS A SERIES MEDAL.

Members please to volunteer by sending an email to [email protected]. Go to bit.ly/3NwuRQS for more info.

Gazebo

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

Weekly Time Trials

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Join us every Thursday evening at 17:45 and challenge yourself by doing either our 5km or 8km time trial starting from the bottom oval outside Spinners Bar. The first Thursday’s of every month is social night where you can get a burger, boerie roll and drinks to support the club. The shoe draw raffle with prizes sponsored by the Sweat Shop is at 19:00. Come down to the club and use the #wanderersathleticsclub to share your pics!

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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.

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

Fastest 5km May 2022

Men:      M. Crowther                       18:51:00

Ladies: N. Stevens-King                  25:13:00

Fastest 8km May 2022:

Men:      D. Nendouvhada               30:55:00

Ladies: N. Stevens-King                 39:10:00                               

News & Races

PLEASE SUPPORT #Icons4Change and our own Daniel Nendouvhada as he undertakes 42.2km for 7 consecutive days and 103km on day 8.

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.   

Well done to all the runners that raced this month including:

All the runners that took part in the Om die Dam 50km on 11 June.

Bhavik Ganda for a 5th place finish at Rockies 21km in a time of 01:21:35. Similarly, power couple Ryan and Sam Eichstadt both finishing 10th in the male and female races respectively.

Pedro van Gaalen for his 5th place at the Midvaal 21km in a time of 01:18:34

Dylan Burgess, Pedro van Gaalen and Dan Jenner for a clean sweep of the Vets podium at Runzone 21km all crossing in 01:25:11

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“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you” – Fred Devito