Latest News & Notices

Listed below are the latest news items and latest notices from your Club Committee.

July Newsletter

July Newsletter The winter solstice has come and gone so in theory we have started the slide towards summer.  It certainly doesn’t feel like it.  This festival week has been bitterly cold.  Those runners heading off to Knysna this weekend are packing extra blankets, gloves, beanies and hot water bottles to give to those in … Read more

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter Welcome back to a slightly chillier, a slightly darker, but a no less busy Grahamstown, after the Easter holiday. Looking at the wonderful race report backs in this issue it is obvious that our club athletes used the extra holiday time to put in the extra hours to participate in some amazing events … Read more

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A.S.S. Cycling Survey

A big Hello to all our current members and ex-members. The club is currently aware that not much is being done for cycling in Grahamstown. We have spoken about cycling in our past couple of newsletters and in the background we have met with various stakeholders to try and get a general idea regarding the … Read more

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter  I’m finding it hard to believe that I am already writing my second newsletter of the year.  The days seem to be passing by with incredible speed.  The fact that I have to keep my headlamp on for most of my early morning run, to avoid the potholes and cow pats in the … Read more

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February addendum

Hi everyone My apologies, I thought I was being really clever and saving space o the February newsletter, but apparently our chairman’s newsletter and the fabulous race reports from some of our members didn’t publish. So here goes… Chairman’s Welcome Hi Everyone, Our AGM and 1st committee meeting are barely behind us and we’re already … Read more

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February Newsletter

Dear Saints and Sinners This is it! Our new look newsletter that you can expect once a month. We’d love to see you at our new look Time Trial Start/Finish line at the Albany Sports Club every Tuesday at 5:30, especially now that the route has been cleaned up and is clearly marked – just … Read more

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Time to herald a new committee!

Dear Saints and Sinners, Thursday 15 February 2018 was a momentous day, not only because South Africa got a new President, but also because Albany Saints and Sinners got a new committee!  Huge thanks to everyone who came out to participate in the AGM.  We made some very good decisions, and elected a team with … Read more

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It’s AGM time!

Dear Saints and Sinners, Our Club AGM is happening this week Thursday!  It’s going to be a bring and braai, so please don’t forget to bring something to braai and some eating utensils.  The committee will bring some salads and the Albany Sports Club Bar will be open for drinks.  We’re excited to see you there! … Read more

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O-Week Bike Tours and some exciting road runs this weekend

Dear Saints and Sinners, It’s O-Week at Rhodes, and we’re almost ready to welcome new first-year students to Grahamstown with our annual O-Week Bike Tours!  I also can’t believe it’s already Valentine’s Day next week, and that means that there’s a Valentine’s Fun Run at Metlife Mall in PE on Saturday too.  Then on Sunday, … Read more

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Red-hot running and riding ahead!

Dear Saints and Sinners, It seems like our slow, sleepy start to the year is over, and things are heating up in the multisport scene this weekend, with no less than five great races happening, from the nearby Holy Cross fun run on the Highlands Road to the Bay Ultra Marathon in PE and the … Read more

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