2018 WCAC Committee

No club would function efficiently without a competent committee working in the backgroud to ensure events happen and things run smoothly most of the time, and West Coast is certainly no different. Our committee is comprised of various portfolios covering different aspects of operations withing the club, however we are also passionate runners just like most of our members, proud to be part of the West Coast AC family. We all strive to make WCAC the best running club around, and to do that we all need to work together so we are always open to suggestions, to do that please feel free to start a discussion on our Members Suggestions page.

Meet our club committee…
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David Wilcock

Club Chairman

Quote: Nil Satis Nisi Optimum ( Loosely translated from the Worlds greatest football team – Nothing but the best!)
Portfolio: I am Chair of an awesome group of people and we are striving to make West Coast AC the running club of choice!
Personal Introduction: Born in Lancashire and had a huge culture shock to the Northern Cape as a 10 year old then to PE and then to Cape Town. I’m a Dad to a tween which keeps me on my toes! My dream is to play bridge all day interspersed with a bit of running.
Running History: The running started to keep the tummy down after a knee operation playing football. Cross country is the best! My favourite races are the Camel Run, Bastille Day trail and Niel Joubert. One day I’d love to do the Sky Run and an off the beaten track overseas marathon. I’ve met so many amazing people and been to places I’d never have gone to if it had not been for running.
Inspirations as a runner: My first inspiration was watching Sebastian Coe while on holiday as a child, I still get goosebumps watching him on Youtube.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: Making friends and having fun is what life is about, I love that everyone encourages each other to be their best.
   

Monique Martens-Delport

Club Captain

  “ I can do this, I am going to be ok”
Portfolio: I am the Club Captain and there to promote running, ensure everyone knows which races are happening when and where, making newcomers feel welcome and offering help and encouragement where needed.
Personal Introduction: I was born in Bloemfontein, grew up in Pretoria. Studied Physiology at Tuks. I have three beautiful children and one (even more beautiful grandchildren). I have a Sports Massage Practice, focusing on deep muscle and fascia release.
Running History: I have been running my whole life, loved athletics at school and then just carried on running. Just because I love it! I ran the first Spar Ladies Race when I was 28 and was delighted that I could finish 10km. My first half marathon was the Two Oceans Half in 2003 ( I was 39). First marathon was The Cape Town marathon a few years later. And Two Oceans ultra after that. My biggest highlight was finishing my first Comrades in 2016. I realised I had the strength and capacity to do anything. And, I am just going to carry on running… as long as my body is happy with it…. just because I love running!
Inspirations as a runner: To keep my body healthy and fit and to keep challenging myself. There are so many adventures in life. I would love to get to the end of my life and know that I was brave enough to take the first step and try.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: I joined West Coast as it was local and have absolutely loved every minute of being part of it. The support, friendship, fun, adventures and family vibe is wonderful. Simply could not imagine my life without WCAC
Notes: Running…. and chocolate and champagne solve all the problems in the world!

David Yuill

Vice Captain – Long Distance

Quote: Focus on the opportunities as opposed to problems in life.
Portfolio: To promote long distance road running within the club. Help, encourage and guide members to the best of their ability. Promote WCAC as the best running club in the country.
Personal Introduction: Originally from Jhb and grew up there. In 2000 moved to Cape Town and have also spent about three years living abroad in UK. I have two wonderful kids and a loving family and awesome friends. Enjoy socialising, photography, and most sports. I work for myself as a marketing and data insights consultant, specialising in the FMCG environment.
Running History: I grew up in a running family with my dad having run 10 Comrades and numerous other races. He encouraged me at age 10 to start running cross country and athletics and continued to love the sport throughout school. Highlights during school was representing Central Gauteng Schools at Cross Country and achieving a 2min 800m PB. After around 15 years of not running a friend wanted to do the Two Oceans Ultra in 2007 and asked me to join him in training for it. We completed our first marathon in 2006 and I joined WCAC in 2007. The running bug bit big time and the childhood dream of Comrades started to become a reality. I completed my first Comrades that year in 2007 and since then this race has become the epitome of why we run. It is without doubt the most iconic race on the planet. Apart from a healthier lifestyle, running has provided me with many great friendships, laughter, humility, respect, as well as teaching me a lot about life in the process. Personal goals remain to obtain my Comrades Green number, achieve a Bill Rowan and potentially a Silver. To continue to broaden my knowledge of the sport and help and encourage others achieve their goals in the sport as well
Inspirations as a runner: My inspiration in running (and life) is very personal and this provides me, not only the strength and perseverance in races, but more importantly the knowledge to enjoy each moment not matter what the circumstances are
Why I chose West Coast as my club: WCAC is more than a running club, it’s a family. From old to young, the members are there for one another. The spirit and friendliness that fellow WCAC show each other (and other clubs) during races is an advertisement to others on what a running should be. I would strongly encourage any member, old or new, to become more involved in the club to really experience the camaraderie that flows through the clubs veins
   

Naz Parker

Vice Captain – Short Distance

Quote: Don’t re-invent the wheel!
Portfolio: Promote short distance road running (10 km to Half Marathon) within the club, host pack runs, manage the club’s internal Short Distance League Cup competition, and keep members informed via Facebook.
Personal Introduction: I was born in Cape Town, am married with kids, a Man Utd supporter who enjoys braai-ing and a good single malt. When I’m not running I’m working as a IT Cloud Architect.
Running History:

I actually started running as a 100m and 200m sprinter back in high school. Probably because the coach noticed how fast I was on the soccer field since I played soccer from the age of 8. Back then in 1987 I actually ran for Spartans Amateur Athletic Club where I trained at Vygieskraal track with the likes of speedsters including: Nazeem Smith, Shaun Vester, Clement Du Plessis, Suzette Arendse, Shahieda Majiet and Wayde Moses. Although I did not achieve provincial colors for the sprinting whilst at high school, I did manage a 10.98 sec 100m in the boys under 17 in 1987.

I run because I love it. And because I can’t really participate in a solid game of soccer anymore. Late in 2014 I started playing less soccer and decided to do Parkruns. Two years and 42 Parkruns later I decided to join WCAC to actually just improve my Parkrun time. Running in overcast weather or a slight drizzle is perfect running conditions for me. Oh, and I love hills and out-of-town races! My favorite races are the Chappies Challenge Half Marathon, The UWC Fast & Flat 10 km and the Cango Half Marathon. I’m hoping to do well at the 2018 Cape Town Marathon as my 1st official marathon and perhaps do 1 Marathon every year since I much prefer the Half Marathons

Inspirations as a runner: Carl Lewis was my inspiration when I started sprinting. I can still see his form: Hands flat and straight, legs and arms pumping!
Why I chose West Coast as my club: This club is familia! We care about each other and about the community. I also love the fact we cater for all types of runners and have a social membership too.
   

Izak du Plessis

Captain – Trail

Quote: I have one or two favorite bible verses. One is Ephesians 3:18,19 and 20. Don’t really have a life slogan.
Portfolio: Trail Running
Personal Introduction: I grew up in Harrismith small town in the Freestate was there most of my life. Was actually a big golf and squash player at a stage and never thought I would do any running. I have done a lot of different jobs in my life, but have a passion for people and sort of coaching.
Running History: Started running because I stayed on a farm and it was to far away to any of my other sports I enjoy. Was always a dream to run a comrades and now a couple other running dreams have come from running comrades. My favourite achievement was finishing comrades, Two Oceans and the Otter trail race. Running dreams is to run a 100 miler trail race and a few other trail bucket list race’s. I prefer running trails in the mountain my favorite place in the mountain is Newlands forest. Long term goal is to just enjoy my running. I enjoy running on the trials because of the feeling of freedom you get and being in nature sometimes seeing no people at all.
Inspirations as a runner: To enjoy my running and life to the fullest of my capabilities and to be grateful for live and to always stay humble.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: I had to join a running club to be able to run Comrades and Oceans. What I enjoy about the club is the info or “workshops” that was given for Comrades and Two Oceans very valuable if you are a novice and some of the more experienced runners always willing to share their knowledge.
   

Bruce Wood

Captain – Cross Country

Running History:

IIn 2013 my eldest daughter dragged the entire family off to the Sunflower Fund run in Green Point, where my youngest daughter and wife found they could enter on the day. They all participated in the race in the pouring rain ( I refused) and the sight of my youngest daughter finishing 7 km’s in her pink gumboots, inspired me to enter the entire family in the 5km Gun Run in October of that year. In 2014 I started the year weighing in at almost 120kg’s and having just given up smoking 20 camel filters a day, decided it was time to get back into shape and start running. Most of 2014 consisted of trying to get from walking to being able to run for 30 minutes continuously. In June 2014 I completed the 8km Dudley’s Trail Run at Diemersdal Wine farm in just over 61 minutes using a run/walk strategy. Just after completing the 5km Gun Run in October 2014, I decided to enter the Two Oceans Ultra in March 2015, not yet having run more than 10 km and still needing to use a run/walk strategy to get through 10km. The rest of 2014 was spent trying to get my 10km time down from 80 minutes to around 60 minutes before tackling longer distances. In December 2014 I joined West Coast Athletics Club, and in January 2015 ran further than 10km for the first time in 26 years. In January 2015 my long runs progressed weekly from 15km to 18km to 24km to 30km to 36km culminating in running my first Marathon, the Peninsula on 15th February 2015( I hadn’t come across the concept of tapering yet), and finishing in a time of 4hrs 54 minutes, scraping Two Oceans qualification with 6 minutes to spare. I went on to complete my first Two Oceans in March 2015 in 6hrs 42 mins.(please note that this is not the recommended way of doing it, I just didn’t know any better then!) In 2015 I was also introduced to Cross Country for the first time and participated in the last three meetings of the season. In 2016, I completed my first Comrades Marathon, and never missed a single cross country meeting during the year. Cross Country is an excellent means of improving your speed and core strength, so don’t miss Cross Country!

 

Gillian Grobbelaar

Captain – Walking

 Quote: Everything is better with bubbles.
Portfolio: Walking Representative. Help an encourage pack packers to achieve their individual goals.
Personal Introduction: Born in Durban, grew up in Walvis Bay. Stayed in almost every sea port in SA, consider Cape Town my Home. Retired from corporate life, now running a boutique B&B, and planning to write a book about my interesting guests.
Running History: Had a mid life crisis about 8 years ago. Quit corporate life, could not afford a flash car, so bought a pair of running shoes and joined a club.
Nine months later I did my first 21km. Its totally changed my life. I’ve met the most amazing people, doing the most incredible things. And not just on the running front. I feel like I belong to a secret society that meets at the most ungodly hours of the morning, dressed in the most technicolored kit, to push themselves to the point of exhaustion and beyond for fun. 🤓.  And I enjoy every minute of it. I also enjoy mentoring and helping people who have never run or done races. It’s the most fulfilling thing to run a 10km with somebody who never ever thought they would be able to walk 2km.
Inspirations as a runner: I get inspired almost every day and definitely at every race. Simply by people doing the most incredible things. Athletes who have over come physical and other disabilities to compete in races. Athletes who sacrifice their own PBs to help less experienced runners achieve their goals.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: I have always found West Coast runners to be of the friendliest. Their runners have also had time to chat and give words of encouragement on a race, and not just to their own club members. I love the fact that the club is totally focused on their members and the good of the club. I mostly love all the members.
   

Zita Brandon

Secretary

Quote: Never say Never!! You can do it!!
Portfolio: Secretary – I do the admin.
Personal Introduction: I’m from Cape Town, Bothasig – married – moved to Table View – have 2 boys -gymed a lot, played Action Cricket and Netball-then started cycling then running took over
Running History: I was pushed off my bicycle when doing the Argus a few years ago (2014), broke my collar bone, couldn’t do anything at that stage-then started walking a lot which lead into running-then I joined the running club (West Coast) at the end of the year-I started running at a late stage in life-my first Ultra was in 2017 – did my first Comrades in 2018
Inspirations as a runner: To complete my first Comrades in 2018
Why I chose West Coast as my club: Friends told me to join West Coast-this club is like Family-they always willing to help and they go all out of their way to help you out with anything
   

Gail Moriarty

Treasurer

Quote: I’d rather have a life of ‘oh wells’ than a life of ‘what ifs’
Portfolio: Management of all matters financial ensuring control, accountability and visibility
Personal Introduction: I came to South Africa in 2010 having lived and worked in UK for most of my life. My career spanned 25 years running various businesses both large and small and I finally retired in 2014. Living in SA allowed me to resume running after resting for a couple of decades, as well as pursuing other sports such as tennis, golf, cycling and gym.
Running History:

2011 – Joined WCAC
2012 – First marathon 
2014 – Discovered Trail
2015 – Puffer (my pinnacle)
2016 – WCAC Trail Runner of the Year
Trail is my thing and I love running for hours and hours in spectacular mountain beauty. 
Injuries keep getting in the way .. but not for long

Inspirations as a runner: My fellow club members are my true inspiration – continually striving to overcome and achieve higher and higher
Why I chose West Coast as my club: Originally I chose WCAC as it was the closest and most convenient but I have grown to love the club, its members, their energy, commitment and passion to contually improve, grow and build! I’m proud to be part of such an awesome team.
   

Alan Green

Youth Development

Quote: If you do not try you will never know just how good you are
Portfolio: Coaching of all disciplines from juniors to seniors in track and field, cross country, road running, trail running and mountain running. Also liaison with City Cape Town regarding plans for future sporting facilities
Personal Introduction: I grew up in Johannesburg where I played all sports at various levels. I am a professional sports coach who coaches at various levels in most sporting codes from beginners to the advanced levels.
Running History: I started running at age 6 for team sports. I have been running for about 48 years doing various distances Personal milestones are: 32 minute 10 kilometer road race in Johannesburg A 1 minute 51 800 meter track race Johannesburg I have run two PUFfeRS and 9 Tuffer PUFfeRS 12 Three Peaks 1 Wild Coast Extreme Addo Elephant Hout Bay Challenge Fisherman’s Trail Midnight Hell run Many marathons with 7 marathons in eight days in seven African countries last year 17 Two Oceans Ultra Marathons 1 Comrades marathon I enjoy running on all types of terrain with trail/mountain after dark holding a special fondness for me I have always been someone who likes to push myself to see just how far or fast I can run. This has often lead to some disastrous results and lots of humour My running career is just about enjoyment My focus now is to help other runners see the benefit of running and experience the joy of training correctly to push themselves to reach their potential
Inspirations as a runner: I am still searching for that perfect coming together of hard training and running where every thing just works. The second dimension of running where it all makes sense
Why I chose West Coast as my club: I chose West Coast Athletic Club because the people are friendly and way back when I joined I met up with talented runners who pushed me to achieve
   

Malcolm Lomberg

Projects

Quote: Take no prisoners & He who dares, WINS.
Portfolio: Special Projects. I handle projects that are outside of the normal daily day to day function of the club like the new Club House , The Norrie programs Or similar if need be.
Personal Introduction: Born in JHB & lived in Pietersberg until the age of 7. We moved to Cape town & I grew up in Parow. So I’m an original arrow from Parow so don’t cause KAK with me. I have two sisters, two nephews, 1 niece & loads Of Cuzins. Cuz Colin being one of them. Hobbies , use to be girls but I have passed that on to Dave as I have met an amazing young Lady, Simone, & Donte her son & they keep me on the short & narrow. I Love travelling when I can afford it & game farms where I am at my most peaceful. Other than that the club is almost a full time job but I love all the friends I make & journeys I share.
Running History: I started running to get fit after I got divorced, weighed 108kg. One of my first pack run I got lost (LEFT BEHIND. It was misty & last out of the toilet) as we were running to the light house & back. I didn’t know about the light house on Wood bridge Island & was told about that half way to Mouliepoint. I have done 8 Comrades incl. 4 Bill Rowans, 8 Two Oceans incl. 4 Chet Sainsbury, 4 Puffers, Loads of Marathons. My favourite distance I hope to run a Silver one day at Comrades & take a couple of you with me. My ultimate pleasure is Comrades tho Its just a mind blowing experience & awesome friendships that are formed.
Inspirations as a runner: I love helping other reach their full potential & enjoy helping those wanting to do a Comrades.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: Its the Original drinking club with a running problem Duh!!!
   

Jacqui Giles

Membership Officer

Quote: Say it as it is !
Portfolio: I look after all our memberships/licenses and kit sales – so am happy to be the one to make all new members feel welcome and get them up and running asap!
Personal Introduction: I am a full time working, single mom with 2 awesome boys and have been in the travel industry for over 25 years. I can be a procrastinator at times so am very proud of my motorbike license which I got when I was 40! Am a total chocoholic, love live music shows, hot summer days and would love to live in the countryside/bush one day!
Running History: I joined another club and used to walk round and round a field – but just got so bored and wanted more! So I entered the 10km Tyger Run last year without much training (and the wrong shoes) and I was hooked. First 10km and managed 1h10 which was great for me. I always thought running would be my “thinking time” but it turns out it has the opposite effect on me and I switch off totally. I managed a few more 10kms runs in 2017 (am proud of my 7 medals) before having a slight injury, so will be back soon and am aiming for Half Marathons soon. Nothing longer, but just those shorter distances with better times. And then there is always Cross Country and Trail which appeals to me as well……
Inspirations as a runner: I think it has something to do with “zero to hero” and seeing the most unexpected people achieve greatness through running. Life is full of surprises and it’s all about challenging yourself – and not giving up!
Why I chose West Coast as my club: I walked into the club alone not too long ago and within minutes I felt welcomed and right at home! There is a fantastic vibe and such a great mix of people as well. Nothing beats the amazing support amongst everyone either and it feels like there really is something for everyone, from walkers to top athletes. A very welcoming, positive, festive and friendly club! Love it!
   

David Bancroft

WPA Representative

Running History:  Up to 1983 my hobbies were Motor Rallies, Squash and Elbow lifting. I considered all runners to be crazy – especially Comrades Runners! I ran a 21km for a bet and to raise funds for a charity – and the bug bit!
In 1984 I moved to Richards Bay just as a Club was being formed, I quickly became a committee member and with that my running distance grew. The longest run was 30kms. When we moved to Cape Town, my wife and I joined West Coast Athletic Club. The races we entered took us to various parts of the beautiful Cape and it was here, albeit late in life, that we discovered the fun of cross-country.
I find great pleasure in watching, encouraging and helping other runners.

Reid Bremmer

Race Representative

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Carl Pohl

Fundraising

Quote: If it is to be, it is up to you.
Portfolio: Raising funds to pay for the building costs for our clubhouse.
Personal Introduction: Lived in Pinelands, went to bordingschool, in Paarl Boys High. Ran for Maties. Married to Alison, two kids, Alan and Tara. Financial Advisor to individuals and companies for 32 years. Hobbies include travelling to game parks and overseas and photography and wine collecting. Enjoying spending time with family and friends.
Running History: Started running at school and as a novice entered the Karoo Ultra marathon, 80 km in 08h17. Was told by school i can run and started running then, ran for Maties, picked up career-ending injury at age 22, stopped. Cycled for years, till started running again at West Coast since 2015.Enjoy Trail running, entered my first 2Oceans Ultra for 2018.
Inspirations as a runner: I enjoy the feeling of being in nature, getting some exercise and being amongst friends.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: They take part in many disciplines, are supportive of all runners on all levels, are great people, passionate about the club and know how to party.
  Please support me on all the fundraising initiatives and thanks for the wonderful fundraising team I have, you all rock!

Evette Briers

Social Events Officer

Quote: Find your spirit, and no challenge will keep you from achieving your goals
Portfolio: To organise club social events (Awards Dinner, braai, etc.) and co-opt other members where necessary to assist with events.
Personal Introduction: I grew up in Cape Town and have always been a sporty person. In High School I took part in athletics & netball and got my WP colours for netball. After school I coached the u.14 netball team and then went overseas for my GAP year. Surfing is another passion of mine. I am a nature lover.
Running History: I started running in 2016 to get fit and follow a healthier lifestyle. I was introduced to road running in October of that year and 2 months later found myself on the trails and totally fell in love with it. After working as a volunteer at UTCT 2016, and seeing those amazing athletes, I said “next year I am going to run it” and in 2017 I entered UTCT 35k.
During 2017 I ran some road and trail races, of which Milkwood 21k was one of my first achievements. When I started training for UTCT later that year, I fell ill in the middle of my training program and with the help of my coach, Alan Green, I managed to train the last 5 weeks and completed the race.
In 2018 I decided to concentrate more on trail running and ran The Beast 30k, Theuniskraal 15k & Bastille 25k, doing PB’s on all 3 races. My passion is trail running due to the technicality of it and I get to spend time in nature. I hope to get a podium one day!
Inspirations as a runner: Looking up at people like Landie Greyling who taught us to keep smiling on trails no matter how tough they can be. Running has also made me love my body more as it has shown me what I am capable of.
Why I chose West Coast as my club: I was introduced to the club runs late 2016 and loved it that you can run in a group where you get all shapes, sizes & fitness levels. The more time I spent with the club, the more I started enjoying the runs and eventually joined in 2017. There is always a “lekker” vibe and the social activities are so much fun. You are guaranteed to make lots of friends.
   

Lisa Cowley

Social Media Officer

Quote: Always look up
Portfolio: Social media and mailing members of important announcements and events
Personal Introduction: I was born in PE. Moved to JNB and them to the beautiful city of Cape Town . I am in the tourism industry an run inbound group tours. Love to hike in the mountains.
Running History: Started running a few years ago. Always wanted to run Two Oceans Half. Was only allocated an entry 5 weeks before . Went form no exercise to finishing Two Oceans Half . Decided never to do that again so joined club. Found running was a form of relaxation. Enjoy Road running. Would like to run Comrades one day
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Why I chose West Coast as my club: I absolutely love the support and the encouragement before and during a race and the togetherness of the club
   

Justin de Klerk

Web Admin

Quote: Running reminds me that I’m capable of so much more than I ever imagined.
Portfolio: Website Administrator. I am building and managing the new WCAC website with the vision that it will be the most awesome running club website in the country.
Personal Introduction: Hello, my name is Justin, I am a runner. Well now anyway, before running I was nothing in a sporty sense. I was born in a little mining town called Cullinan north of Pretoria in what was then the Transvaal. I grew up between there and Midrand near Joburg before immigrating to Cape Town at age 15. At age 24 I went to London, UK, for 8 years and came home with a wife and child. Career wise I have nothing worth noting with any interest, I just have a regular shitty low income job working for a boss in a 9 to 5 which I dread every day. But outside of work I’m a runner, photographer, drummer, father, husband and I also make awesome chilli sauces and recently buy and sell avocado’s cheaply as an income booster. I’m actually poor AF but I love life. Running has brought massive purpose and fulfillment and something to be truly proud of, besides my awesome daughter and my beautiful wife, whom I’m impressed has stuck with me this long! I have a lot to be grateful for in this life, and I cherish what, and who, I have!
Running History: My running career started in 2012, I was massively obese, a heavy smoker & drinker, lazy and a glutton for all the unhealthy foods. One day I just woke up and realised that the path I was on was leading me to a certain early grave, so I decided to do something about it. I quit smoking, changed my eating habits drastically, and took up running. I also joined WCAC that year, for the next few years I don’t think more than 5 people there knew who I was, as a part time, quiet part timer, intimidated by all the “serious” runners who I thought then I would never be one of! My first race was the Chappies Challenge 10km that year. I took on a couple more 10km races then took the frightening leap of entering the Two Oceans Half marathon the following year. For the next 5 years that became my annual running target, the pinnacle of my running in that time, the Two Oceans half marathon, there were no other races over 15km that I entered in that time. My first Oceans I barely made the 3 hour cut off and couldn’t walk for about a week afterwards, I was broken but felt like a hero. I think of that now with embarrassment. Each year after Oceans I went back to the couch and got lazy again and loaded on the weight that I’d lost through a few months of running. In 2016 I realised I was bored and decided to challenge myself more and entered my first marathon, the Cape Town marathon. The bug had bitten! I entered a few more half marathons and a lot of small races in between. After CTM I knew this was my new path in life, I then entered the Two Oceans Ultra AND Comrades marathons for 2017 and proceeded to change my whole existence to be around running! I entered every race I could in 2017, and began to become noticed in the club, more people got to know me by name. I felt like part of the gang of real runners, the elite club of marathon runners, it was great! Comrades 2017 came and was both the hardest thing I ever did, and also the greatest experience of my simple life, crossing that finish line crying like a baby with uncontrollable emotional overload I committed to running Comrades every year for the rest of my life, as long as I will be capable. This year, 2018, I go for my back to back. Long term – simply to keep on running and bettering my own achievements. I know I’m not a fast or strong runner but I am committed and determined, and I love running and the community around running. Most of my friends are runners and my social life these days involves running. My battle with the flabby belly continues permanently, but I know that without running I’d be either disgustingly overweight and unhealthy, or dead by now.
Inspirations as a runner: Other runners!
Why I chose West Coast as my club: Partly, it’s the only club I know, but also I can’t imagine going to another club. The friendships and family vibe in the club are solid. People in the club lift each other up, motivate and inspire each other. It’s a great club with a great future and the potential to become one of SA’s best and most notable running clubs, and I’m proud and honoured to be part of the West Coast family and determined to do my part to help grow the club to it’s full potential and beyond! Albeit always plodding along at the back of the field!