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NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2018

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

With the huge success of the 20 year anniversary celebrations of our club still fresh in our minds, you are hopefully looking forward to many pleasant events at the new club house and sharing time with your fellow runners.

For those of you who could not attend, here is a glimpse of the big moment:

Just to proof how motivated you now are, Rocky sent me this beautiful photo of the recent Irene Village Mall league race!

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Please note that this Newsletter contains important dates and other information.

WEBSITE and BIRTHDAYS

Please note that the birthdays page on the website has been finalised...

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NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2018

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Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

Trust that the worst of winter is over and that we can all start training regularly shortly!

Please note that this Newsletter contains important information on resolutions taken by the Management Committee at their meeting on 19 July 2018.

BUT FIRST THINGS FIRST!

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Overkruin Atletiekklub is 20 years old this year and we are going to celebrate our anniversary and new club house with a big party!!!

Hopefully you have all received sms notifications by now.  Those whose email addresses we have will also receive an invite per email.  In the meantime you are welcome to spread the word.

Please RSVP to Overkruin.atletiekklub@gmail.com by 31 August 2018.

NEWSLETTER

The Management Committee decided that the Newsletter will from now on be published 4 times a y...

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NEWSLETTER MAY 2018

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

April was a good month for our club with many doing the Loskop half marathon and ultra marathon with huge success!  The weather was perfect and the vibe in the tent great!

But before we leave March and April finally behind us, here are a few mor...

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NEWSLETTER JUNE / JULY 2018

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

Please note:  This Newsletter covers our club activities for June and July as I will be out of the country in July and will therefore not be able to do a newsletter.  Johan will communicate with you per sms if new information that you should be aware of comes up.

COMRADES MARATHON

Congratulations to the following runners who will participate in Comrades 2018:

Magda Vermaak

Christine van der Berg

Vicky van Staden

Harry van der Westhuizen

Eddie Hanekom

Fanie Naude

Johan Roodt

Rocky van Staden

Dirk Pelser

Jaco van Wyk

Sameul Martins

Sandi van Duyker

Anderson Mhlanga

Johan Kirsten

Stanley Mangena

We wish you all the best and will definitely track your progress on the day!!!

Here is a poem by Chris Mann specially for you:

The Comrades

Well Vic, I wonde...

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NEWSLETTER APRIL 2018

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

Our race has once again generated lots of excitement!  The Race Committee would like to express its gratitude towards each member who assisted in whatever way to make a success of the race.  Here is an extract from a race report that appeared in the Agape Newsletter:

“Water points:  The best water points as I have experienced in a long time…..simply because of the spirit of the Overkruin pupils …their enthusiasm and friendliness just made the race….I would come back next year just for that”. (sic)

A big thank you to all who served on the Race Committee.  Thank you for making yourself available to serve our club and the running community.  Johan, a special thank you to you for working exceptionally hard this year to make the race happen.

Also a...

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NEWSLETTER MARCH 2018

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Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

March is an important month for our club as we will be hosting our fourth club race on the 17th!  I hope you are all as excited as we are and looking forward to helping on the day!

RACE DAY

The race committee is urgently looking for people to assist as marshals on race day.  PLEASE call Johan our race director and add your name to the list of helpers.  Johan’s number is 083 324 5074.

WEBSITE

Please note that credit must go to Norman Johnson for the new slider photos on our website.

COMRADES 

Please note that the club will not make any arrangement for accommodation for Comrades 2018.

LEAGUE RACES

24 March:  Denel

21 April:  Morula

19 May:  Race of Hope

30 June:  Riana van Niekerk

7 July:  Ice Breaker

25 August:  Solomon Mahlangu

29 Septemb...

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NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2018

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

I trust you have by now planned the races that you would like to do in 2018 and are looking forward to many miles on the road.  February is going to be a busy month with our race around the corner and many things that still need to be done before race day.

ANNUAL PROGRAMME AND DUTY ROSTER

Johan has once again compiled an annual programme  with all the fixtutures for 2018 to assist you in planning your activities for the year.  The calendar can be found on the Calendar page of our website and will be updated when necessary so please check back to the programme every now and again.

You can also click on the following link to obtain full up-to-date details of upcoming races:

www.entrytime.com

Johan has also put in a lot of effort to provide us with a...

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NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2018

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Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

Happy new year to you and best wishes for 2018.  The year ahead  promises to be an exciting year for our club with our 20 year celebrations and inauguration of our new club house.

NEWSLETTER

The Newsletter will still be published once a month as in the past.  We invite all our members to contribute to the Newsletter in a positive way especially by sending us your race reports.  Remember we now have an annual award for the most inspiring race report so send us your race reports with photos!

ANNUAL PROGRAMME

The annual programme can be found on the Calendar page on this website and is updated on a regular basis so please check back to the programme every now and again.  The new programme for 2018 will be up by mid January 2018.

MEMBERSHIP FOR 201...

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NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2017

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

The year-end function has come and gone and what an evening!

Thank you to all who attended and those who assisted with the preparations.  A special thank you to Johan, Elza and Stephanie who helped with the decorations and a big thank you to Leon for all the hard work to get everything in order for the prize giving ceremony and being the MC.   Leon, your Kahoot game had us all smiling and laughing.  Thanks for a great idea!

Here are a few photos for those who could not attend:

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NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2017

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

Thank you to those of you who attended the Annual General Meeting on the 25th last month.  I think you will agree that we had some valuable inputs for the way forward for our club.  The draft minutes will be distributed for corrections to those who attended before the end of the month,  The December newsletter will contain the most important decisions impacting on our activities planned for 2018

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE FOR 2018

Congratulations to the following members who were elected to the management committee for 2018:

Chairperson: Johan Kisten

Vice-chairperson:  Jeanne Prinsloo

Treasurer:  Rocky Van Staden

Projects:  Sandi Vanduyker

Club captain:  Leon Marais

Clubhouse manager:  Ronell Herbst

MONTHLY BRAAI

Our November club braai will be h...

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