NEWSLETTER MAY 2017

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

With Two Oceans behind us our long distance runners can now look forward to Comrades 2017 on the 4th May.  But let’s first share with you the results of our Two Oceans runners:

56km

Willie Engelbrecht  05:54:50

Stephanie Marais  05:15:34

Dirk Pelser  06:43:58

Jaco Truter  06:28:10

Rocky v Staden  05:26:27

Vicky v Staden  06:25:43

Jaco v Wyk  06:28:10

Lynn Zietsman – 6:24:03

21km

Marietjie vd Westhuizen  02:31:40

Mari Vorster  02:53:48

Taetse Vorster  01:37:49

Bonni v Tonder  01:57:41

Riaan Rautenbach  02:10:02

Yolandi Rautenbach  02:07:45

Alexia Fernihough  02:29:17

Ankcorn Fernihough  02:14:03

Leon Marais  01:48:04

Leendert Zietsman – 2:06:18

 

Here are a few photos to make us all jealous!

 

Congratulations to all of you!  You did our club proud!!!

 

COMRADES MARATHON

The last webinar by Comrades coach, Lindsey Parry will be on Monday 15 May, 08:00 to 09:00 pm.  Details are on the Comrades website.

For a training programme you can go to: www.joomag.com/magazine/comrades-supplement-comrades-training-and-info-guide-2017

RACE RESULTS

We are still waiting for the results of the league race.

MEMBERSHIP

Please go to the Home page of this website for details on how to become a member of the Overkruin Atletiekklub.

BIRTHDAYS IN APRIL

Happy_birthdayHappy birthday to the following members:

9 May Barend Espach

12 May Riaan Rautenbach

19 May Nolien Visagie

23 May Harry vd Westhuizen

29 May Denise v Zyl

Congratulations!  May the year ahead be filled with love and lots of fun!

CLUB BRAAI

You are invited to join us this Wednesday (3 May) for our monthly get together after time trial.  Bring your family and enjoy the evening with your running friends.

TIME TRIALS

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.

LEAGUE AND OTHER RACES

Details of all races are provided in the Annual Programme which is available on our website on the Calendar page.  However, you can also click on the following links to obtain full up-to-date details of upcoming races:

www.entrytime.com

RACE PACKAGES 

Please check out the News and Info page which contains information on race packages and other important information for Comrades.

KNOW YOUR SPORT

Johan Kirsten shared the following link:

http://www.runnersworld.co.za/injury-prevention/health-fitness/5-stretches-you-should-never-do/

 

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JEANNE’S WORKOUT   

I live reading about running.  Here are the websites that I love best:

www.brucefordyce.com select Blog

www.coachnorrie.co.za

www.halhigdon.com

www.jeffgalloway.com

Next month I will be in conversation with one of our club members who is a real inspiration to all of us!

Happy running!

Jeanne