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Magnolia Newsletter #37                            
30 December 2015
Charl Crouse
082 900 1323

Club captain:
Dewald Muller
071 528 9614

Newsletter editor: 
Melinda Smal
072 360 3816

Noel Young
071 679 5042
  1. Registration for 2016
  2. Club closing and opening
  3. Running vests
  4. Sunday runs
  5. Birthdays
  6. Website
  7. Club tents
  8. Races
  9. Race results
  10. Thank you
  11. Race reports and photos
  12. News
1. Registration for 2016
  • The club will open on 5 January 2016 for registration. Registration can either be done at the clubhouse on Tuesdays from 17:30 to 18:30 OR at Run-A-Way Sport in Lynnwood (012 – 361 3733). 
  • Reserved license numbers WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE AT THE CLUBHOUSE, and not at the shop.
  • Reserved license numbers will only be kept until mid February, after which they will be sold on a first come, first served basis.
  • No registration will be accepted without payment at the club or at the shop.  Should you prefer to pay via EFT (this is also our preferred method of receiving your payment), you have to provide a hard copy of proof of payment – no cell phone notifications on the day will be accepted.
  • To make an EFT payment before you come to register, please use the banking details below:
          Standard Bank - Acc No 012 187 429
          Branch code 012 345
          Account name:  Magnolia Road Runners
  • Please remember to use your name as reference when doing an EFT payment.
  • 2015 License numbers are valid until 31 January 2016.
  • Please check the ASA website in case any of your personal details have changed and make the necessary changes.  The club administrator will then ensure that your license number is completed online once you have registered at the club or the shop.
  • Click here for procedures for Magnolia registration.
  • 2016 Magnolia Registration form.
  • Click here for procedures for ASA registration.
  • 2016 ASA licensing form.
  • ASA Licensing Registration System for 2016
If you are considering changing clubs, the club administrator will have to transfer you on the ASA website. Please contact Magda Grobler or Tinus Marais to do the transfer for you.
Membership fees for 2016
1st Adult member
2nd Adult (family)
Junior (under 18)
Senior (under 25)
Great Grand Master (70+)
Social member (no AGN race number)/ Friends of Magnolia (Belong to another club)
2. Club closing and opening
Please note the club will open again on 5 January 2016
3. Running vests
New stock of running vests are available at the club and at Run-a-Way Sport in Lynnwood.
Running vest (male and female) - R190
Cyclist vest with zip - R230
4. Sunday runs
The first Sunday run will be on 10 January 2016 at 6:00 when we do our yearly Champagne run.
The Sunday runs form a significant part of the success of the club. We kindly invite you to assist us again in the New Year.  Volunteers can contact our club captain Dewald Muller (071 528 9614) or Rudolf van Wyk Rudolf.vanWyk@aecom (082 054 8556) if you are interested in doing a Sunday run.
5. Birthdays
Jan Steenekamp 30 Dec
Raschna Kotze 02 Jan
Johan Wiehahn 02 Jan
Randal Titus 05 Jan
Eustathia Koumoutsaris 08 Jan
Gerrit Olivier 08 Jan
Charmonique Bayards 10 Jan
Werner Louw 10 Jan
Ellouise Nel 11 Jan
Wikus Venter 13 Jan
6. Website
Please go have a look at our Magnolia website and send us some suggestions of what you would like to see on there. If you have any proposals please send it to
7. Clubtent
The next club tent will be at the A4A Road Safety Run/Walk on 9 January 2016.

All members are invited once again to make use of the gazebo at the races. The gazebo is there for all members to enjoy. Dirk Olivier is our dedicated “gazebo man” and have been appointed to support us at most races. Cold drinks and snacks are provided by the club. Beer/ciders will be available at no cost at races with a distance of 32km and more, otherwise beer/ciders will be sold for R10. 
8. Races
Fri 1 January New Years
RR & W 5 & 10   TBA
Sat 2 January Bophelong
10km Race
Bophelong Community
RR & RW 5 6:15
        10 6:00
Sat 9 January A4A Road
 Safety Run
Fountains Valley RR & W 5 6:45
        10 6:30
        21 6:30
Sat 16 January ACE  10/21 Eersterus
Sports Stadium
RR & RW (League) 5 6:15
        10 6:00
        21 6:00
9. Race results
Contact Colin Billau or Noel Young if you ran a race outside Pretoria and send them the race results or URL to the results. 
10. Thank you
  • Thank you to Dirk Olivier and his son Gerrit for doing the club tent on 16 and 19 December 2015.    
11. Race reports and photos
Please send us some Magnolia related pictures and any inspiring personal race reports for the photo corner.
12. News
May 2016 be filled with happy running times and all that is good.

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