Falcons stride into season

2017-02-02 06:01
Members of the Checkout Verulam Falcons got into stride setting their sights for a successful 2017 season. Photo: supplied

Members of the Checkout Verulam Falcons got into stride setting their sights for a successful 2017 season. Photo: supplied

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THE sixth leg of the Asmal’s Hypersave Series gained momentum with more than 50 Checkout Verulam­ Falcons members getting into stride and setting their sight on a successful 2017 season recently.

Perfect weather greeted participants on a warm morning with a refreshing southerly breeze assisting runners over the longer distances.

The development series has really given impetus to various aspirants as they extend themselves and better times.

The team was led by encouraging performances by Sagren Reddy and Farouk Kadwa. Walking maestro Eddie Singh led the walkers.

Newcomer Zaakir Adam has shown amazing improvement as he led the 15km runners in a time of 1:25, followed by the diminutive Judy Reddy.

Sipho Silwane and Ismail Adam led the 10km events.

The club said in a statement Divesh Naidoo has shown good intent and progress.

Results:

21km runners

Sagran Reddy 2:15

Farouk Kadwa 2:20

Yunus Doba 2:30

Val Naidu 2:30

Cindeera Padavattan 2:30

Vitasha Ramnarayan 2:30

15km runners

Zaakir Adam 1:25

Judy Reddy 1:40

Mongi Tshitikistswa 1:45

Rogani Moodley 1:45

Ashwin Bedesi 1:45

Ignatuis Nehore 1:45

Amras Moodley 1:45

KB Chain 1:54

Abdul Haq Essack 1:54

Danny Govender 2:00

Krish Vadivelu 2:00

Ivan Moodley 2:00

Dean Naidoo 2:03

Divesh Naidoo 2:03

Vigie Naidoo 2:03

Preggie Moodley 2:07

Khalil Cassim 2:09

Joyce Moonsamy 2:15

Thembilihle Mkhize 2:17

Veeran Ramnarayan 2:25

15km Walkers Results

Eddie Singh 1:48

Premi Reddy 2:08

Omash Nundlal 2:11

Romilla Nundlal 2:11

Mogie Padayachee 2:15

Dolly Gujadar 2:17

Christy Ruthnam 2:25

Suzy Ruthnam 2:25

Vincent Reddy 2:32

Ebrahim Asmal 2:32

10km runners

Sipho Silwane 0:45

Ari Perumal 1:07

Bilaal Moyo 1:08

Prudence Ngiba 1:15

Anurdha Nehore 1:20

Daisy Moodley 1:25

Maureen Gordon 1:30

Harshada Fakir 1:30

Ahmed Kadwa 1:47

10km walkers

Ismail Adam 1:30

Salik Adam 1:30

Ravi Perumal 1:49

Fawzia Kadwa 1:55

Zaida Adam 1:55

5km walkers

Nikhil Ramnarayan 0:37

Khalid Ballim 0:45

Mumtaaz Sayed 0:50

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