Weekly Diary

Weekly diary for week 10 of 2021

Pinelands Athletic Club
Weekly Diary

Hi there,

Did you run early Saturday morning? First it was the huge yellow moon setting through the smoky haze from the mountain fires. Then it was the sun rising  through the smoky haze, a huge red ball looking like fire in the sky.

Congratulations to: Douglas Mitchel, Anne Wood and Alison Smith, winners of the club’s incentive lucky draw for the Bay to Bay Incentive.

The next club virtual incentive lucky draw will be on Tuesday 2 March at 18h00 at Mercia’s training session outside the Pinelands Train Station. The draw will be for the Firgrove Virtual Challenge. You do not have to be present at the draw.

Don’t forget to submit your Time Trial ( 2.5km or 5km) times to:

https://forms.gle/biaBbCW2zQGp1VVc8  by 8pm on Sundays.

Get others to join you. Participation in the weekly time trials is picking up.

Please EFT payment to:
Bank:   Nedbank
Branch code:  104709
Account name:  Pinelands Athletic Club
Account number:  104 7007 932
Reference:  Use your name and surname
Please send proof of payment to: membership@pinelandsathleticclub.co.za or send it to Lee-ann on 072 274 2111.
The membership fees are:
Senior Member & Social Member – R210
New Senior & Social Member – R210.00 + R20.00 admin fee.
Senior Member +65 years old & Social Member+65 years old – R130
New Senior Member & Social Member+65 years old – R130.00 + R20.00 admin fee
Junior Member – R95
New Junior Member R95.00 + R20.00 Admin Fee

This Week.
Submission of times for the Century City 10km  Incentive must be in by 3 March

Anyone wanting to do their  virtual 15km or 10km on Saturday – meet 06h30 at the cricket club car park.

Some of the Virtual Runs to take place are:

Constantia Village 15km Virtual – 13 March to 22 March

See www.racetraq.co.za to enter @ R50.00

Tyger Run/Walk 21k/10k  ( Durbanville)  –  21 / 22 March
Also part of the Discovery Vitality Series
Sewww.topevents.co.za   (for more info) Entries for the actual virtual run close 10 March. Peak Caps to all who enter (R129.60)
There are many lucky draw prizes if you enter the actual virtual runs ( Century City and Tyger/Run) plus special t-shirts have been designed which can be ordered via Top Events.

27 FOR FREEDOM Virtual Run – 27km/10km/5km  (run/walk/ or cycle)
27 to 31 March. Enter via Top Events (R120.00) Gift packs to all entrants = (Head Visor, Face Mask + Powerade)
Entries close 17 March.

Club Virtual Incentive Scheme Runs for March:-
07 –  10 March  – AVBOB 30km/15km/10km)
13 – 22  March – Constantia Village 15km

21 – 22 March – Tyger Run 21km/10km
The link to submit times for the club’s Virtual Incentive Scheme is:   https://forms.gle/AC9AuPAZhKqFHm6d6

Mondays & Wednesdays at 17h30 and 18h00.
Note new time for 17h00 group!!
Pace is that of the slowest runner. Normally around 6-7 min/km.

Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings. 05h15 and 05h30. The earlier group is quite fast (6 min/km) and the later group slower at around 7-8 min/km.
*       Meet in the Pinelands Cricket Club car park for all group runs.
*       A face mask is a must.

TIME TRIAL (2.5km or 5km) 
You can do time trial any time Monday to Sunday. All results must be loaded by 8pm Sunday night. To upload your result, go to   https://forms.gle/biaBbCW2zQGp1VVc8
Results will be published on the clubs website as well as the Facebook

Social Trail Runs
Dion Stevens arranges easy trail runs in the Newlands Forest or Cecelia Forest – mostly on a Sunday. (Walkers are welcome)  Give  your name to Dion (0827308320) he will add your name to the “Social Trail Runs”  WhatsApp group advising details.  Please wear a face mask.

Training with Mercia:   (All are welcome to join in)
1.      Mondays – 17h00 –  Core and Strengthen exercises – behind the Pinelands Civic Hall. ( bring a mat)
2.      Tuesdays  –  17h00 – Sprint/Speed Training – Car Park at Pinelands Station.
3.      Wednesdays – 17h00 – Hill Repeats –  Cnr. Uitvlugt./Francis Way
4.      Thursdays – 17h00 – Sprint/Speed training – Pinelands Station Car Park
5.      Fridays – REST
6.      Don’t forget your mask!  .


01 Mar = Johanneke Johnson

                         02 Mar = Liesl Winter
03 Mar = Haaiirah Esau
03 Mar. = Mark Siebritz
04 Mar  = Richard Majiet
05 Mar = Catherine Austin
06  Mar = Lynnae Endersby

                 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ALL