The Wanderers Athletics Club

Inspiring Those Who Aspire To Be

More than a club.
More than just athletics.

To support running and walking as an agonistic and recreational activity and encourage participation by all ages and sexes from all social backgrounds and all fitness levels.

Weekly Time Trial 5k & 8k routes

Every Thursday at 5:45 pm we meet on the bottom cricket oval for our weekly time trial. You have the choice of running the 5k or 8k routes. Join us on the first Thursday of each month for a braai after Time Trial and the raffle to win a pair of shoes. We are also accepting donations of old running shoes. Just leave your old running shoes under the clock.


Download the routes here:

Running & Walking Times

Running Code

Below you can find more information about our running code

  1. To be worn at all ASA races and includes:
  2. WAC Vest
  3. WAC Ladies Racer Back
  4. WAC T-Shirt
  5. Black Shorts
  6. Black Tights
  7. If you are going to wear a base layer under your vest/ ladies racer back or shirt it needs to be black or white
  1. To be attached on the front and back of your vest/ladies racer back or shirt.
  2. Your race number is to go on the front, it can cover your licence but the licence sponsor must be visible.
  3. If you want to claim an age category place you must wear the official age category tag, sew this on as well.



Levingers charge +- R 125.00 to sew them on permanently, on the front tell them to leave the top open and there you go a pocket for a tissue or your first place acceptance speech.

  1. If you are running in someone else’s entry you must follow the substitution process outlined by the race organisers.
  2. Self-seed, if you did not pack that first place acceptance speech start further back.
  3. Thank the marshals on route- they are volunteers.
  5. If you are going to stop, make sure there is no one behind you.
  6. Do not litter, bins are available at all water points.
  7. Have fun and encourage other runners.
  8. Respect the rules, they are there to protect you.
  9. Update your details on all result platforms
  10. Help out in your club.

Committee Members


Sam Eichstadt

Vice Chairperson

Glynn Allen

Club Secretary

Hilde Harvey

Race Marketing

Sam Bieske


Gardner Van Niekerk


Sam Bieske

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Quick FAQs

Below you can find more information about frequently asked questions

None at the moment, but watch this space!

No you don’t have to be a member to join the weekly time trial, but to join the Club runs and take advantage of the Club facilities as well as membership benefits you have to be.

Every Thursday at 17:45 from the bottom cricket field, but due to level four restrictions, the time trial has been postponed.

On a Sunday, the club runs leave from the top car park at:


Summer: 07:00am
Winter: June/July/August 8:00am

Yes! Click here to join our Strava club
We have a four-lane, 400m track, plus a two-lane, 400m track

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