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RUN, RIDE, SWIM Members participate in regular group training pack runs, trail runs, bunch rides and open water swimming sessions.
Coaching and Development Coaching and development of young athletes is one of the top priorities of the club and growing each of the disciplines by introducing newcomers to the sport is a priority.
Challenging Club Events Club events include the Tekkie 10km Challenge, Dudley's Trail Run, the Applethwaite Duathlon and the Applethwaite off-road Triathlon.
All Athletes Welcome The New Balance Multisport Club is a virtual club, so athletes from all over the Western Province may apply for membership. The club is affiliated to all provincial bodies through which licensing is administered on behalf of its members.
Join New Balance Multisport Club Club’s top members include provincial and national champions. Coaching and development of athletes is one of the top priorities of the club and growing each of the disciplines by introducing newcomers to the sport is a priority.
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All set for 'Battle of the Sexes'

on Thursday, 14 August 2014. Posted in Road Running

Presented by the New Balance Multisport Club, the Medihelp Tekkie 10km is the only race in South Africa that is run on a handicap basis. The women get a head start on the men. The handicap, calculated literally seconds before the start of the race by club member and ASA statistician Riël Hauman, is based on the fastest times of the potential winners over the past three months. The women’s course record holder is New Balance Multisport Club member Zintle Xiniwe who won the last two races.

This year, a mountain bike ride has been added to provide more fun and activities for more athletes.

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Dudley's Trail Run - another highlight

on Sunday, 06 July 2014. Posted in Trail Running

Presented by the New Balance Multisport Club, the 2014 Dudley’s Trail Run, held at Diemersdal Wine Estate, was once again a highlight on the trail running calendar in the Western Cape.

A total of 642 trail runners had the privilege to enjoy breath taking views on the Stellenbosch Mountains on the one side and Table Mountain on the other side of Diemersdal in perfect weather conditions.

Although some of the big names in trail running participated, the two distances over 15 km and 8 km catered for all levels of fitness.

The winners in the 15km race were Peter Tswayo (1st), Bernard Rukadza (2nd) and club member Christo van Rooyen (3rd). Another member of the club, Liandi van der Westhuizen, won the women’s category. She was followed by Marie Wessels in second place and Chantel Nienaber who finished in third place.

The event is named after the late Dudley Hulbert, well known athletic coach who died in 2011. When the New Balance Multisport Club was formed in 2008, Dudley was appointed as coach. His coaching had an immediate impact. Dudley had a keen eye for talent and potential in athletes, and a gift for fostering novices, helping them get started, improving their performances, and even guiding them to provincial colours. Not only did his commitment and loyalty to runners make a huge impact on their lives, his expertise and experience as one of the top coaches put the New Balance Multisport Club in a position that was often envied by others.

The club has donated R10 000 of the proceeds to the SA Cancer Association.

The event was sponsored by the Thebe Tourism Group, Diemersdal Wine Estate, New Balance, Cape Road Assist, Protea Hotel Durbanville, Steri Stumpie, Nativa, Realclean Services and Tiscali Property Management.

The lucky draw included prizes to the value of R30 000.

Dudley Trail Run - 2014

on Friday, 20 June 2014. Posted in Trail Running

Two Oceans - Red Army in full force

on Thursday, 24 April 2014. Posted in Road Running

The New Balance Multisport Club’s Red Army was out in full force when more than 500 of the club’s runners participated in the 2014 Two Oceans Marathon and Half Marathon on a sunny Saturday in Cape Town.

A total of 185 members ran the 56 km ultra marathon and a further 328 the half marathon.

Tsungai Mwanengeni won the veteran category in the half marathon and the senior ladies (Ulrica Stander, Heléne Roux, Berlize du Plessis, Arlene Potgieter) won the second prize in the team competition.

The 56 km Oceans Ultra Marathon is widely referred to as the world's most beautiful marathon because of the scenery that the route passes through. Some of the highlight landmarks runners and spectators enjoy are Fish Hoek, Noordhoek, Chapman’s Peak, Constantia Nek, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Union Avenue, which takes runners to the finish at the University of Cape Town.

Lebenya Nkoka (3:09:52) of Lesotho and Russian Nina Podnebesnova (3:40:06) secured maiden victories in the men's and women's races of the 56km ultra marathon.

National champion Stephen Mokoka won the men's half-marathon in 1:04:16 and in-form Lebo Phalula secured victory in the women's 21km race in 1:14:00.