Amanzimtoti athletics club weekly report

2018-03-28 06:02
At the Deloitte Challenge Marathon were (from left) Gerda Schenck, Nellie James and Sandra Pratt.PHOTO: Supplied

At the Deloitte Challenge Marathon were (from left) Gerda Schenck, Nellie James and Sandra Pratt.PHOTO: Supplied

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THE Amanzimtoti Athletics Club participated in the following events at the weekend, and the following results were recorded. Om die Dam 50km held on March 17: J. Taljaard 06:19,40.

THE DELOITTE CHALLENGE: A. Harris 01:10,21; A. Naidoo 01:11,44; C. Legg 01:27,28.

21,1 km: J. D’Oliveira 01:39,01; R. Legg 01:40,23; R. Nothnagel 01:42,14.

42,2 km: S. Mtungwa 02:59,49; N. Khathi 03:08,11; S. Finn 03:23,58.

The upcoming races are the Stella Royal (25 km, 10 km) which will be held on March 21 at the Stella Royal Sports Club. The Drakensberg Northern Trail (5 km, 10 km, 20 km and 40 km) which will be held on March 24 at Oliviershoek, Sterkfontein Dam, and the Umgeni Water Marathon (15 km, 32 km, 42,2 km), which will be held on March 25 at the Midmar Dam Resort, starting at 6 am.


51 athletes participated in time trials on March 14. The winners were: 4 km walk: I. Bohmer 28:28. 4 km run: L. Msomi 17:18. 8 km run: E. Grobler 32:40.

Memberships and social memberships 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 for more information and membership forms.

Reflective belts are mandatory for time trials. Weekly time trials are on Wednesday, with walkers at 5.30 pm for 4 km and 8 km, and runners at 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 a 11 km run and walk from the clubhouse, at 5.30 am for walkers and 6 am for runners. Tea, coffee and biscuits served afterwards. Visitors are welcome to join in and keep fit.

Contact club chairperson Erich Luckfiel at 083 474 7206 or club captain Jodine Momberg at 082 450 0683, or for junior track and field queries, phone Riaan Vosloo at 078 457 1936. For new membership queries, contact


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