Amanzimtoti Athletic Club report

2018-05-16 06:02

THE Amanzimtoti Athletic Club participated in the Checkout Challenge held on Sunday and the following results were recorded:

21.1 km: C. Lutchman 1:55:10; J. Taljaard 2:06:19; R. Gilpin 2:14:42; F. Botes 2:19:13; M. Botes 2:35:05

10 km: M. Maphumulo 35:27; T. Pletinckx 38:17; M. Claassen 1:03:26; M. Jansen van Rensburg 1:04:19; T. Kelinhans 1:04:21; K. Balaram 1:14:54; T. Koll 1:22:07

An upcoming race that the club will be participating in is the Starling Plumbers which will be held on Saturday, 13 May hosted by Woodview Athletic Club, Mount Edgecombe Recreational Grounds, starting at 6 am and the East Coast Radio Big Walk will be held on May 20 at the Kingspark Stadium.


25 Athletes participated in time trials on May 2. The following results were recorded:

4 km walk: I. Bohmer 28:31; S. vd Merwe 39:25; J. Williams 39:25; S. Niekerk 40:25; C. van Niekerk 40:28; L. Cronje 40:45; S. Grobler 40:45; A. Olivier 41:20

4 km run: T. Dlamini 16:21; D. Swart 16:41; L. Msomi 17:00; S. Msomi 18:57; D. Barnes 21:19; W. Pretorius 23:40; D. Taljaard 23:50; D. vd Merwe 23:53; M. Botes 24:36; T. Henning 24:55; F. Botes 28:53;

8 km Run: T. Gumede 38:12; V. Mngadi 42:26; C. Khowa 42:36; N. Saville 48:06; R. Meyer 48:20; R. Sayer 48:20

Membership and social membership have opened for 2018. If you would like to become a member of the club, please visit the club on the first Wednesday evening of the month, from 6 pm to 7 pm, alternatively, e-mail: or visit the website at: for more info and membership forms.

Reflective belts are mandatory for time trials. Weekly time trials are on Wednesday — Walkers 5.30 pm for 4 km and 8 km and runners 6 pm for 4 km and 8 km options. Visitors are always welcome to join. Meet at the clubhouse at Hutchison Park. On Saturdays there is an 11 km run and walk from Club house — 5.30 am for walkers and 6 am runners. Tea, coffee and biscuits served afterwards. Visitors are welcome to join in and keep fit.

Contact Club Chairman Erich Luckfiel at 083 474 7206 or Club Captain Jodine Momberg at
082 450 0683 or for junior track and field queries, call Riaan Vosloo at 078 457 1936. For New Membership queries e-mail:

— Supplied.


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