Bruce Fordyce talk and FutureLife Promotion at
Nedbank Running Club Durban
Come and join us at the Nedbank Running Club Durban Time Trial for a Comrades talk by Bruce Fordyce and a Nutritional Talk by a FutureLife expert
Date: Tuesday 23 September
Time: 17:30 Time Trial
18:30 FutureLife Talk
19:00 Bruce Fordyce talk
Venue: Pirates Lifesaving Club, corner of Sandile Thusi Street & OR Thambo
Durban Marine Parade
Spot Prizes Galore
For more information Contact Hleziphi at: firstname.lastname@example.org /0835267383
Dave Flood 082 413 6110
ALL RUNNERS AND CLUBS WELCOME!
Regards:Nick Bester-National Nedbank running Club Manager
Nedbank Running Club Athletes performing well at the SA X Country Championships
There were a massive total of 24 Nedbank Running Club Development athletes from the Soweto club that took part in the SA Cross Country Championships in George Western Cape this weekend. Apart from this there were several Nedbank Running Club athletes from all over South Africa who were representing their respective provinces.
There was a really strong line up in all events and the competition was tough. The CGA Senior Men`s team for the 12 km race consisted out of our Nedbank Running Club development athletes and they managed a second position to finish on the podium as a Team. Nedbank Green Dream Team Member Sibusiso Nzima led that team as he finished 7th overall.
The notable performance from our club was Simon Mpholo in the 40+ as he finished second and winning a silver medal and also leading his team to win a 1st team prize and Gold medal. Nomasonto Skhosana also finished 2nd in the same category in the 40+ category.
Keneilwe Sesing was another Nedbank runner in the top 10, finishing 8th in the senior women 8km.race
Several of our runners did well as they finished on the podium within their respective team categories.
A highlight was the evergreen Annatjie Botes from the Nedbank Running Club in George who won the masters category.
Nedbank Running Club`s Katema Negassa wins Gauteng Marathon title
Foreign athletes dominated the Gauteng Marathon on Sunday, with Nedbank Running Clubs Ethiopian athlete Katema Negassa winning a fiercely contested men’s race
Negassa worked with compatriots Sintay Yinesu in the closing stages as they broke up the lead group.
In a sprint for the line, Negassa triumphed in 2:15:05, to breast the tape 63 seconds outside Kenyan Shadrack Kemboi’s course record.
“This is my first race in
South Africa and I won, so I’m very happy,” Negassa said.
Gemeda took second position, just five seconds off the pace, and Yinesu was third in 2:15:22.
Nedbank Green Dream Team Athlete the only South African in the top 10, Xolisa Tyali, who led for more than half the race before settling into the pack, fought hard over the last few kilometers to end fourth in 2:16:03. He was the only South African athlete to finish among the top 10 by finishing 4th.
Nedbank Running Club Soweto’s Keneilwe Sesing came out trumps in the women’s 10km race in 38:05
Nedbank Running Club athletes to represent South Africa
Athletics South Africa have chosen a strong team to represent the country at the Southern Region Half marathon championships to be held on the 4th of October in Swakopmund ,Namibia.
The 7 man strong men`s team consist out of 4 Nedbank Green Dream Team athletes of which 3 of them are being couched by our Nedbank Running Club Central North West chairman and coach-Mr Pio Mpolokeng.
We are glad that our runners have been selected to represent our country because we know how hard they worked during the course of this year to achieve the necessary results for their inclusion in the team.
Well done Joel Mmonne, Kgosi Tsosane, David Manja, Myrette Brink and Sibosiso Nzima.
The South African marathon championships will be taken place on the 21st September during the Cape Town marathon and those athletes competing there was not considered due to the short time for recovery between the 2 races.