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.
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!
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 2018
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NUMBERS FOR 2018 ARE NOT AVAILABLE YET. WE WILL INFORM YOU VIA SMS WHEN THE NEW NUMBERS CAN BE COLLECTED.
Our Treasurer, Rocky van Staden will be responsible for the 2018 registration process.The process will be as follows:
If you are not yet registered, please register on the ASA website (www.asa.saclubs.co.za).
If you are already registered, kindly confirm that your personal details are 100% correct on the ASA website. It is VERY important that you have selected Overkruin AC as your club. Rocky will not be able to activate your membership if you are not linked to our club!
NOTE: If you are joining Overkruin AC as a new member from another club, please arrange with your previous club to “Transfer” you to Overkruin AC before you request membership of Overkruin AC. Rocky can unfortunately not assist you in this regard.
Pay (via EFT) your annual club registration fee (R390 for seniors, R330 for 65+ and R200 for juniors) into our bank account:
FNB Cheque account
Name of account: Overkruin Atletiekklub
Account number: 6208 331 3248
Branch number: 251 037
Use your name and surname as reference please.
Very Important! EFT only, since no cash payments will be accepted!
Please send Rocky the Proof of Payment at RockyV@nedbank.co.za.
Print, complete and sign a hard copy of your 2018 ASA registration form available on our website and give it to Rocky.
As a social club, we are dependent on every member’s participation and assistance in the following club activities:
1. Race scheduled for 17 March 2018
2. Time trials (Wednesday at 17:30) – select your date for time keeping.
All club members will be required to assist and serve the club at these events as part of the registration process.
The following league races are scheduled for 2018:
27 January: Akasia
17 February: Tuks
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 September: Clover Irene
20 October: CSIR
17 November: Tom Jenkins
Let’s make an effort to participate in the league races and see if we can finish 2017 at the top of the log!
BIRTHDAYS IN JANUARY
Happy birthday to the following members:
Mari Pienaar 1 January
Sameul Martins 9 January
Hendrik Schoeman 11 January
Magda Vermaak 11 January
Leendert Zietsman 27 January
Rickus Fourie 28 January
Christine van den Berg 31 January
May you have lots of fun on your birthday and enjoy good health in the coming year.
We will continue in 2018 with our monthly braai on the first Wednesday of the month after time trial. The Club provides the fire. Please bring your family and enjoy the evening with your friends. The club braai is ideal for sharing your training programme and running experiences with new and old runners.
Members as well as visiting members are welcome to meet on Wednesdays at 17:30 at the Club for a 5km or 8km time trial.
Please click on the following links to obtain full up-to-date details of upcoming races: