Weekly Diary

Weekly diary for week 27 of 2022

Greetings to you all,

Well done to Nancy Will on winning the ladies section of the Mauritius Marathon in 3hr59 on Sunday morning.

The ORAK 12 hour circuit run held in Vredendal, up the West Coast was enjoyed by 14 club members. Expectations were high among some who have never tried this before.
The weather was good and the support and camaraderie among all the runners was great.
Well done to Marlene and Kaare James (first timers to this event) who were first in their age category and to Pierre Cloete 3rd, Judith Davidse 3rd and Delyse Rist 3rd in their age category.
Judith Davidse received her permanent number by completing her fifth Orak.  Well done Judith.

Silver Medals went to: Judith Davidse 61km; Lee-ann Harris 60km; Trevor Edwards 60km;
Kate Jack 60km; Delyse Rist 50km; Mel du Plessis 50km;
Bronze Medals: Kaare James 42km; Phillipa Cloete 38km; Marlene James 34km; Henry du Plessis 33km; Sean Harris 31km; Pierre Cloete 30km; Amiee Edwards 30km.
A huge thank you to Lee-ann Harris who arranged the trip to Vredendal.

The Cape Town Marathon is on Sunday 16 October. Entries are open and will close on 12 Sept.
This means there is still time to enter. Still time to make up your mind about your first marathon!
Wendal Smith has created a 16 week training programme for the marathon.  So give him a call for more info and to join the training group.  (Wendal – 073177 4394)

The Pinelands 10km is on Sunday 31 July. This run is organized by the club, which means that club members are requested to assist with marshalling etc. Please contact Timothy (0828833184) Kaare (0724448082), Melany du Plessis (0835658582) or Dion ( dionstevens@gmail.com) your assistance is appreciated.

The Hewat Athletic Club requires marshals for their 21km on Sunday 17 July (which is part of
The Cape Town Festival of running) in Sea Point.  If you can assist, please contact Wendal, who will forward your name to them.

Please note: 1.  The Satori/Camel 16km run (21 August) is cancelled.
2.   Entries for the Gun Run 17/18 September are open @ www.topevents.co.za
3.   Entries for the Cape Town Festival of Running (16/17 July) close on Sat 9 July                          


 Time Trial Volunteers

As yet there are no names on the list. We are waiting on yours.
A roster is to be put up at the club for volunteers to assist with the scanning.
Your help is welcome, so come along and get your name added to the list.
How long have you been a member of Pinelands Athletic Club?

     We have received a few more surveys, thank you.
There are still more members to submit the survey.
The link is    https://forms.gle/WqCJvLgWQRxDhTuC6   

                                         THIS WEEK

                                         04 July –  10 July

 Sat. 09 July – Knysna Forest Marathon = 42km/21km/10km –  A number of club members will be there.
 Sat. 09 July – Entries close for Cape Town Fesitval of Running
Sun. 10 July – Blouberg 42km/21km/10km – This event is sold out – 4000 runners in total



·         The entry fee is R50.00 for all runs, if running in more than one event the other is free. Juniors are free.

         Club’s Incentive runs for July & August

10 July        Blouberg  10km   21km  42km
23 July        Brackenfell  21km
14 Aug        John Korasie 30km

Cross Country 2022 – Fixtures
The club’s incentive is six out of seven

5th  League   – Sun. 24 July –  Silverstroom Strand (West Coast Road)
6th  Event      – Sat.  30 July –  Fairmont High School ( also WP trials)
7th  Event      – Sat. 20 Aug. – Jan Kriel School  (also WP Champs)

On 3 July there is a Cross Country Relay at Youngsfield.  

   June/July 2022 – Fixtures 
09 July- Knysna Forest Marathon and 21km
10 July– Blouberg – 42km/21km/10km – Table Bay Mall
16 July – Paarl Athletic Club 10km – Dal Josafat Stadium – Paarl
16 July– Cape Town Festival of Running – 50km /100km – Sea Point
17 July– Cape Town Festival of Running – 21km – Sea Point
23 July-  Brackenfell/Curro 21km  –  Meridian Pinehurst Uitzicht
24 July – 5th Cross Country – Silverstroom Strand  (R27 – West Coast Road)
27 July – Helpers Run – for the Pinelands 10km
31 July-  Pinelands 10km ( Club organised run)

FORTHCOMING FIXTURES                                                                                                      

·         9 July  –  Knysna Forest Marathon + 21km      (Entries sold out)

·         10 July –  Blouberg Marathon + 21km + 10km  – Table Bay Mall
                                                           ( CLUB INCENTIVE)
                            Entries are sold out

·         16 July  WASHIE 100 Miler (161km) –  East London
               Entries are open at R1200.00 will close 12 July.  No late entries see.
info@washie100miler .co.za

·         16 July – Paarl Athletic Club 10km – Dal Josafat Stadium Paarl
On-line entries @ R 85.00 via topevents.co.za close on 12 July
capped at 1000 – entries will be taken on the day.

·         16 July – Cape Town Festival of Running 100km /50km
Entry 100km – R420.00: 50km – R340.00 Online @ entry ninja
Online entries close 9 July

17 July – Cape Town Festival of Running – 21km  Club Incentive Wild Card
                   Online entry at “ entry ninja” at R150.00 Close 9 July

·         23 July –   Curro – Brackenfell 21km         CLUB INCENTIVE
                                 Entries on the day @ R120.00
   Meridian Pinehurst, Uitzicht.

·         29 July –  Two Oceans Trail Runs enter at www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/events/trails-

·         09 August – Totalsports Womens 10km/5km- Grand Parade, CapeTown                                                                                  
Online entries only @ R130.00 (T-shirt included) entries close 26 July
Enter at www. entries@.stillwatersports.com

·         14 August – John Korasie 30km – Simon’s Town   (CLUB INCENTIVE)                                                                                
online entries at www.racetraq.co.za R140.00  No entries on the day
Entries close 7 August  Capped at 2000

·         28 August – Comrades Marathon (down run)
Entries closed 16 May

·         03 Sept. – Voet van Afrika 42/21/10km – entries are open at www.peaktiming.co.
Entries close 21 Sept. No entries on the day. 42km -R210, 21km – R140, 10km – R110

·         03 Sept – Tekkie  10km + 21km  – Jan Kriel School – Kuils River    (CLUB INCENTIVE)
On line entries at www.racetraq.co.za  R120 for 21km R80.00 for 10km. close 30 Aug.
Entries will be taken on the day.

·         11 Sept – Chapmans Peak – 21km/10km  –  Hout Bay

·         17 Sept. – Gun Run 15km Trail Run – Green Point   enter www.topevents.co.za
·         17 Sept –   Gun Run 5km Run/Walk – Green Point     enter www.topevents.co.za
·         17 Sept –   Gun Run Pet Walk – Green Point            enter www.topevents.co.za
   Entries on-line only – close 28 August

·         18 Sept – Gun Run 21km – Green Point  enter www.topevents.co.za @ R230.00
·         18 Sept – Gun Run 10km – Green Point  enter www.topevents.co.za  @ R190.00
On-line entries only – close 28 August

·         24 Sept. – Cape Wine Marathon –  Franschhoek                                                                              
see capewinemarathon.co.za for details

·         24 Sept. – –  Two Oceans Trail Runs enter at www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/events/trails-

·         02 Oct. – Voet of the Vine – 21lkm/10km  –  Kuils River

·         08 Oct.  Meiringspoort  21km/12km – Loyalty entries open 28 May and general entries
                                                               on 4 June.

·         15 Oct. – 5km Peace Run (R100.00) 10km Peace Run (R160.00) – Green Point
                22km Trail Run (750.00)   46km Trail Run (R1600.00)  – Green Point
Online entries only- www.capetownmarathon.com – close 12 Sept.

·         16 Oct – Cape Town Marathon 42km – ( R 440.00)   Green Point 
Online entries only- www.capetownmarathon.com – close 12 Sept.

·         29 Oct. –  Two Oceans Trail Runs enter at www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/events/trails-

·         30 Oct.  Don Lock 15km/8km  –  Claremont    (CLUB INCENTIVE)

·         06 Nov. – Landmarks 21km –  Newlands

·         19 Nov. – Mitchells Plain 21km/10km –  Mitchells Plain

·         20 Nov. – KWAY – Grape Run 21km/14km  ????   – Constantia

·         25 Nov.  UTCT 23km Trail Run  – entries are open
See https://www.ultratrailcapetown.com

·         26 Nov. Winelands 42km/21km  – Stellenbosch  CLUB INCENTIVE

·         26 Nov.  Die Vlakte 42km/21km/10km – Heidelberg – Witsands

·         27 Nov.  In Touch Trail  – Zevenwacht Wine Estate

·         03 Dec.   Year end Club Function – Details to follow

2022 Weekly Training Groups

Mercia’s training sessions are as follows (open to anyone):