Athletes take on Freedom Marathon

2017-05-03 06:02
Athletes Sean Campbell, Sandra Pratt, Elisabeth Toerien, Giselle Hall and Jodine Momberg. Photo: supplied

Athletes Sean Campbell, Sandra Pratt, Elisabeth Toerien, Giselle Hall and Jodine Momberg. Photo: supplied

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AMANZIMTOTI Athletics Club participated in the Rising Sun Chatsworth Freedom Marathon that was held on April 23 at Chatsworth Stadium.


52km Ultra Marathon: E. Grobler 03:48:52; J. Shishani 03:52:50; N. Khathi 04:17:59; P. Mngadi 04:32:26; S. Finn 04:33:11; B. Mlanduli 04:35:08; B. Mkhize 04:38:33; B. Mhlongo 04:40:54; M. McCalgan 04:42:46; T. Mntungwa 04:44:42; S. Gumede 04:46:51; K. Gasa 05:25:58; T. Mdanda 05:37:41; N. Hlengwa 05:48:57; M. Yokwe 05:50:24; G. Mkhize 05:51:11; L. Martin 06:26:38; M. Greyling 06:29:53; M. Kunene 06:45:45

21.1km Half Marathon: W. Gibson 02:00:46; W. Mtungwa 02:00:58; E. Luiz 02:07:01; M. Ngobeni 02:09:29; N. Mbhele 02:17:17; N. Hlengwa 02:15:04; B. Mathe 02:19:09; C. Clarisse 02:29:15; H. Nell 02:30:49; A. Naidoo 02:45:47

10km Run: T. Ndlovu 48:06; L. Swanepoel 01:07:58

Isaac Khoza completed the Robor Scaffolding Marathon held in Benoni on Sunday, April 23 and completed his marathon in a time of 05:05:35.

Upcoming race:

· The Hibiscus Coast Marathon (50 km run, 25 km run/walk, and 10 km run/walk), hosted by the South Coast Striders, will be held on May 1, at the Ugu Sports and Leisure Centre, starting at 6am.

· The Deloitte Challenge (42.2 km, 21.1 km and 10 km) hosted by the Dolphin Coast Striders, will be held on May 7, starting at 6.30am.

Time trials

A total of 41 athletes participated in time trials on Wednesday, April 19.


4 Km walk: J. Duvenhage 26:49; D. vd Merwe 28:40; I. Bohmer 28:42; R. Stewart 30:15; S. vd Merwe 31:00; J. Williams 31:15; A. Waterson 31:15; A. Kretzmann 32:03; M. Clark 32:03; A. Olivier 42:12

4 Km run: K. Mlondi 15:26; N. Haylock 16:52; B. Mutanga 23:26; L. Gumede 24:00; N. Mazibuko 25:42; N. Mbhela 25:42; S. Msomi 25:42; B. Luckfiel 25:42; N. James 26:30; R. Verrall 26:40; C. Clarisse 26:50; A. Myeza 27:00; T. Henning 30:00; J. Kruger 30:15; G. Mulders 31:30; J. Pretorius 32:12; C. Makay 32:13; C. von Solms 34:23; F. von Solms 34:23; A. Payne 38:00; H. Dercksen 38:06

8 Km run: S. Sibangu 31:00; N. Jensen 31:24; E. Grobler 31:29; S. Mthembu 33:24; E. Luiz 38:06; T. Gumede 38:06; M. Mhlongo 38:10; V. Mngadi 38:30; D. Swart 38:50; E. Luckfiel 38:51

Membership and 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 their website for more info and membership forms.

Please note that reflective belts are mandatory for time trials.

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

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

There is an 11km run and walk from the club house on Saturdays from 5.30am for walkers and 6am runners. Tea, coffee and biscuits served afterwards. Visitors are also 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 - Supplied.



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