Amanzimtoti Athletics Club news

2017-05-24 06:02

AMANZIMTOTI Athletics Club participated in the Starling Plumbers Half Marathon hosted by the Woodview Athletics Club on Sunday, May 14.


21.1km half marathon:

C. Botha 01:54:00; J. Momberg 01:56:48

Upcoming race:

The Comrades Marathon hosted by the Comrades Marathon Association will be held on June 4, start time is 5.30am.

Pasta evening:

In preparation for Comrades 2017, the Amanzimtoti Athletics Club will be hosting a “Pasta Party” on June 1, at 6.30pm.

Dean Wright will be the guest speaker.

Contact Theresa Machado at ther or 082 883 3641 for further details.

Time trials:

46 athletes participated in time trials on Wednesday, May 10.

The results are as follows:

4km walk: J. Duvenhage 25:17; L. Radford 33:50; S. Gumede 33:54; S. vd Merwe 33:54; M. Weyer 33:54; R. Stewart 34:14; L. Gumede 34:30; T. Ngcobo 34:34; J. Williams 37:50; B. Wagner 39:45; A. Olivier 40:10; K. Mtshali 40:51; L. Venter 42:40

4km run: K. Cele 15:06; T. Dlamini 15:40; B. Luckfiel 21:49; T. Machado 22:22; J. Duvenhage 22:25; C. Clarke 23:46; N. Mbhela 25:21; L. Els 28:16; M. Nel 28:17; J. Kruger 29:03; G. Schultz 29:03; A. Myeza 33:02; B. Payne 34:39; A. Payne 34:54

8km run: V. Mdunge 28:55; M. Hlongwa 29:49; S. Sibangu 29:56; S. Mthembu 33:44; T. Gumede 36:37; D. Swart 36:59; E. Grobler 36:59; R. Nothnagel 37:16; E. Luiz 38:25; E. Luckfiel 38:25; C. Botha 43:20; J. Momberg 43:40; S. Campbell 43:40; J. Nel 43:40; D. Barnes 45:52; E. Lockem 45:52; S. Lindeque 45:52; S. Byrne 45:52; W. Gibson 49:53

Membership / social membership applications are still available for 2017.

If you would like to become a member of the club, please visit the club on the first Wednesday evening of the month from 6pm-7pm.

Alternatively, email or visit for more information, and membership forms. Please note that reflective belts are mandatory for time trials.

Weekly time trials are on Wednesday - walkers 5.30pm (4km) and (8km) and runners 6pm (4km) and (8km) options.

Visitors are always welcome to join. Meet at the clubhouse at Hutchison Park.

On Saturdays there is an 11km run and walk from the club house 5.30am for walkers and 6am runners. Tea, coffee and biscuits served afterwards. Visitors are more than welcome to join in and keep fit.

Contact club chairman Alan Payne on 083 463 4533 or club captain Warren Gibson on 082 713 0305 or for junior track and field queries, call Riaan Vosloo on 078 457 1936.

For new membership queries contact,


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