KZNA CIRCULAR 43 OF 2024 – GENERAL INFORMATION

Dear Members

What an amazing display of talent this past weekend at the ASA U16, U18, U23 & 23 National Track & Field Championships, we are not where we want to be yet, but the progress is evident with KZNA being on the top half of the medal table. We would like to commend the coaches, parents and athletes for the dedication building up towards these championships. Thank you club chairpersons for filtering the information quickly to athletes who were selected as part of the KZNA team, it made things much easier for the office and athletes, it is really appreciated.

Please see information below:

1.             CROSS COUNTRY

  1. UPCOMING EVENTS 

1.1.1     KZNA LEGUE 5 – Will be taking place on Saturday, 20 April 2024, at Kwabukuda in Zululand District, hosted by Edumbe AC.

1.1.2     KZNA LEGUE 6 – Will be taking place on Saturday, 20 April 2024, at Howick West Sport Complex in Umgungudlovu, hosted by Umgeni Howick Academy.

1.1.3     KZNA LEAGUE 7 – Will be taking place on Saturday, 20 April 2024, at Tabane High School Ground in UThukela District, hosted by Drakensberg AC.

1.1.4     KZNA LEAGUE 8 – Will be taking place on Saturday, 20 April 2024, at Empangeni in King Cetswayo District, hosted by Empangeni AC.

  1. CANCELLED/POSTPONED EVENTS

1.2.1        KZNA League 9 – Liv Village Durban, scheduled for the 27th April 2024 has been postponed to 20 July 2024. 

2.             TRACK & FIELD

  1. UPCOMING EVENTS 

2.1.1     ASA SENIOR, RELAYS & MULTI EVENT CHAMPIONSHIPS Will be taking place from 18 April – 21 April 2024 in Pietermaritzburg.

  1.  KZNA TEAMS 

2.2.1     ASA TRACK & FIELD TEAM

Circular 43 was sent out last week, please may athletes communicate their availability through the google entry link (https://forms.gle/wYyoQMF5Sx817CEb6).

3.             ROAD RUNNING

We would like to bring to members attention the omission of the Rising Sun Chatsworth Freedom Marathon on the fixture booklet, the event is on the calendar and will take place on Sunday, 21 April 2024. 

  1. UPCOMING KZNA EVENTS 

3.1.1     KZNA HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS – Incorporated into the Galleria Mall Challenge taking place on the 7th of April 2024, which is aimed at assisting in the selection of a KZNA team that will compete in the ASA Half Marathon National Championships taking place in Gqerberha, Saturday, 01 June 2024.

3.1.2     SA MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS – Incorporated into the Durban International Marathon taking place on the 29th of April 2024, in Durban,

  1. KZNA TEAMS

3.2.1     SA MARATHON TEAM

Circular 44 was sent out last week, please may athletes communicate their availability through the google entry link (https://forms.gle/DGXpZAsyZmHNfchQ8)

  1. FIXTURE UPDATES 

3.3.1     King Cetshwayo Marathon has changed race date to 12 May 2024.

3.3.2     Chillie Lifestyle Race has changed race date to 16 June 2024.

  1. UPCOMING CLUB RACES (See Race Flyers Attached)
DATENAME OF EVENTVENUEDISTANCEORGANISED BYE-MAIL ADDRESS/CONTACT NUMBERSCONTACT PERSONTIME
31-MarHarry Gwala District MarathonHighflats – R61242.2km run
21.1km run
10km run
Genius ACC 072 948 8779
thembaisaacg@gmail.com
Themba Gumede06h00
06-AprRichards Bay Hippo MarathonZululand Multi Sports Club42.2km run
21.1km run
10km run
Zululand Multi Sports ClubC 081 796 8771                                            entry@msem.co.za / info@zmsc.co.zaCasper / Igna05h30
07-AprArthur Cresswell Ultra MarathonSettlers Park52km run
21.1km run
10km run
Ladysmith Athletic ClubC 076 380 2065  lacracesecretary@gmail.comNokwazi Maphalala05h00
07-AprGalleria Mall Challengeincorporating the KZNA Half Marathon Championships Galleria Mall – Amanzimtoti21.1 km run
10 km run/walk            5km run 
Amanzimtoti Athletics ClubC 082 498 6032 / 031 312 9374
toti.ac.treasurer@gmail.comjabulani.m@kznathletics.co.za
Lynette Botha06h00
13 & 14 AprTwo Oceans MarathonCape Town56km Run    21,1km RunTwo OceansC 083456 6720 sebra@twooceansmarathon.co.zaDebra Barnes 
21-AprRising Sun Chatsworth
Freedom Marathon
Chatsworth Stadium52 km run
25 km run
10km run/walk
Rising Sun Chatsworth Athletic ClubC 082 877 0400
mmpaliamj@gmail.com
Dan Paliam05h30
28-AprDurban International Marathon incl SA ChampsToyota, Prospecton Road42.2km run
10km run
Phantane ACC 071 652 2649 / 076 133 6131
manager@durbanmarathon.co.za                                thabangmx@athleticssa.co.za
Buhle Ndwandwe             Thabang Maleka06h00