NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2017

 

Dear Ovies, fellow runners and friends

Thank you to those of you who attended our very successful spring braai.  Also a big thank you to those who helped with the arrangements.  Our club depends on members like you!

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MONTHLY CLUB BRAAI

Our October club braai will be held on 4 October.   We will provide the coals.   Hoping to see you all there!

PROVISIONAL FIXTURES FOR 2018

AGN is in the process of finalising the fixtures for 2018.  Go to Fixtures – Calendar 2018 on our website for the latest but bear in mind that some details may still change.

OVIES RACE 2018  IMPORTANT DATE!!!

We will host our fourth race on 17 March 2018.  Please diarise this date for next year.  Further details to follow!

CROSS COUNTRY SA CHAMPIONSHIP IN POTCHEFSTROOM ON 9 SEPTEMBER

Congratulations to Assie van Aswegen who finished the 6km race in 39:03 and Piet van Aswegen who finished the 4km race in 32:07.

CLUB HOUSE

The good news is that the Education Department has given us the go-ahead for the building of our club house!  Johan is currently working on setting up a date for a site meeting.  We will keep you posted.

Here is a draft of the plans for the new club house:

Proposed new club house

TIME TRIALS

Please make yourself available for timekeeping as we have many gaps in our duty list.

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

The next league race is the SABS Jacaranda City Challenge on the 14th October.  Let’s make an effort to be there.

BIRTHDAYS

Congratulations to the members who celebrate their birthdays in October!

Morne van Zyl:  1 October

Willie Engelbrecht:  4 October

Stephanie Marais:  22 October

Bonni Van Tonder:  26 October

Vicky van Staden:  26 October

Sandi Van Duyker:  29 October

OUR CLUB TURNS 20 IN 2018

Our club will be 20 years old in 2018.  Please provide us with interesting photos that you may have and if you have an interesting story or two, please send it to us.  Ex-members who have moved away but still receive the Newsletter, please let us hear for you.

Happy running!

Jeanne