Pinelands Athletic Club have a very active Masters Track & Field section. One of the club’s objectives is to encourage Junior athletes to take part in order to develop athletics as a whole. If you’re interested please contact the Chairman.
The club’s regular participants in track and field
Robin Buck was the winner of the gold medal in the long jump at this years SA Masters. Steve Johnston and Borg Stannius both have gold medals for discus and shot put. Philipp Frech won gold medals at the World Masters Championships in 2011 for discus and shot put. Borg has also won gold medals at the World Masters in 2010.
Pinelands Athletes – Achievements
- WP Masters Champs (19 March 2011)
- 100m: 11.7sec; 2nd place (Silver)
- Long Jump: 6.25m; 1st place (Gold)
- Clive Truter Memorial (9 April 2011)
- Long Jump: 6.44m; 1st place & new Western Province Record (previously 6.32m)
- 100m: 11.73e (2nd place)