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Welcome to the Midrand Striders website

Who we are:

Midrand Striders is a busy Athletics club catering for all types of runners.

We are based at the Building Blocks Primary School on Harry Galaun Road, Vorna Valley.

Midrand Striders was started in 1980 and has grown to over 200 members. The founding principles were fitness, friendship and fun and these are still true today.

The club has 3 weekly runs, fast Time Trials, ever so important track and/or hill work and long runs on Sundays.

Please contact us for any more information and…. Happy Running!

Membership to Midrand Striders

Membership fees are due as of the 1st of January.

Full membership (prior to August 2017): R550 (includes Licence Number)

New membership from August 2017 – December 2017: R350

Full time students and Pensioners (to provide student pensioners card): R450

Scholars: R250

Club Vest(to be purchased over and above membership fee): R220

Your membership fee includes, inter alia, ASA Licence, the Club subsidies at all social events and provides snacks at some listed race events (refer to our club calendar).

To join:

Payment to be made to Midrand Striders into the following bank account: (There is a R20 surcharge for cash deposits/payments)                                             Midrand Striders, Nedbank, Account: 1686005644, Branch: 168642

Email (maryc@live.co.za) the following:

  1. Your details as noted below
  2. Name, Initials & Surname,  ID Passport number, Date of Birth,  Vest Size,
  3. Email address, Gender (Male or Female), Home language,
  4. Occupation, Home Address, Contact Numbers (Cell and either home or work number),
  5. Preferred Seconding Month, Championchip No (if you have one).
  6. Proof of payment (ensure your name and surname are used as your reference)
  7. 2017 Licensing Form (to be requested from Mary Chivers), completed and signed
  8. Complete and print online ASA registration: click on link –  (https://asa.saclubs.co.za)

Note: If you were a member at another running club in the past 2 years you will need to provide an exit letter from your previous club.

Contact Mary Chivers with regards to any membership queries, collecting member licences and Club clothing.

maryc@live.co.za

Club Activities

Tuesday Time Trials:

8km and 4km routes starting at 17:45.

Join us for social time trials on the first Tuesday of each month

Thursday Hill Work or Speed Session:

The nature of the session will be communicated. Starting at 17:45

Sunday Club Run:

From 15km to 30km, distance will be indicated on the Club Calendar. Starting at 06:30 or 07:00am depending on the season. Runners can choose to get into a seconding vehicle at any time on the run if the distance is too far etc.

Seconded by 2 vehicles with coke and water.

All club runs start at Building Blocks unless communicated otherwise

Club Championship

The Midrand Striders Club Championship 

A number of races of differing distances are selected for the Club Championship each year, any member of the club may enter these races at their own cost and submit their official times for entry to the Championship.

Awards in varying categories are handed out at the annual Club awards.

The 2017 Championship races are:

42 KM Pick n Pay 12 February

21km Denel 25 March

10km Spirit of Flight 2 September

32km Tough One 26 November

Contact Us

info@midrandcs.co.za

Building Blocks Preparatory School
0B Harry Galaun Drive