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The Athletics Foundation Trust (AFT) launches the Stellenbosch Athletics Bursary programme with Endurocad

  It is with great joy and anticipation that the Athletics Foundation Trust announces the launch of its Stellenbosch Athletics Bursary Programme in partnership with Endurocad and Stellenbosch High School.  Nine years ago the Athletics Foundation Trust (AFT) created a unique development programme to make a real difference in South Africa through Education and Athletics. The Trust’s generous […]

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Endurocad in partnership with Versus Socks

Stellenbosch-based sock company Versus Socks recently added Endurocad as a Charity Partner.  Endurocad is a non-profit organisation, founded by Olympic Silver Medallist Elana Meyer and Business Strategist Janet Welham in 2012. Endurocad aims to become the most proficient women’s empowerment and athlete development academy in Africa.  Theyoffer athletes the full spectrum of support to becomeworld class athletes; well-rounded […]

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Two sporting stars raising funds for Endurocad at this year’s Cape Town marathon

Former SA Marathon and Two Oceans Half Marathon Champion Nolene Conrad has joined hands with Former International Cricketer and now SA Cricket commentator, JP Duminy in an effort to raise funds for our Endurocad’s Young Females Empowerment Program. They will both be participating at the Cape Town Marathon this year, and hope to through their […]

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Athletics Revitalised by Endurocad Track Series and New Club

South African athletics received a massive boost in March thanks to a series of five Invitational Middle Distance Track meets hosted by Athletes Academy and Endurocad in Stellenbosch in March. Each meet produced between 20 and 40 personal records, including a sub-four minute ‘Dream Mile’ by both Ashley Smith and Maxime Chaumeton. Smith’s winning time […]

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8 men run under 14.00 minutes in the 5000m race

What an incredible way to end the last leg of the series! The men’s 5000m race was packed with SA’s best athletes, 8 guys run under 14.00 minutes, with 7 of them recording new PB’s in the Mens 5000m A race. Precious Mashele won the race in a quick 13:27, this just 2 days after he […]

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Fireworks at the fourth leg of the Invitational Middle Distance Track league at Coetzenburg.

Last week we witnessed the fastest times in South Africa this year in three events- mens 800m won by junior athlete Renier De Villiers in a spectacular 1.45.95. Ashley Smith continued his winning streak, this time in the 1500m, crossing the line in 3.39.68 and the Junior Boys 3000m race saw Jason Bowers deliver an […]

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Spectacular night of Distance Running at the third leg of Track Invitational Series

*5 events, 68 participants, 29 PB’s!! *Dream mile- 2 men running under 4minute for the mile! *One of the fastest mens and womens 5000m races ever run on SA soil. *Two men under 13.40 *one women under 15.45 – 8th fastest on SA All time list *Two women under 5 minutes for the mile. The […]

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PB Fest at second leg of the Athletes Academy Invitational Track Meet- 08 March 2021

Some amazing performances by the athletes at our second leg of the middle distance track series at Coetzenburg. The highlight of the evening was the men’s 1500m where the first 7 guys all achieve personal best times and the women’s 3000m. Junior Carmie Prinsloo winning the race in a new PB of 9.18. 6 of […]

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Athletes Academy kicks off it’s Invitational Middle Distance Track Series with a bang!

Athletes Academy Athletics Club brings an exciting series of Middle Distance power evenings to our athletes with the aim for athletes to run faster than they have done before ! This Monday we will host the second meet of the series at Coetzenburg Track. It will be a power hour ! Last week we have […]

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Yandiswa and Beetrice’s graduation

After 5 years on the Endurocad program, completing their studies, developing their skills and pursuing their running career at our base in Stellenbosch, Beetrice Themane and Yandiswa Shange have successfully graduated. They succesfully completed their diploma’s in Sports and Recreation Management at ETA College Stellenbosch and the Cathsseta learnership in Sports Administration and now they will move on […]

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Nolene Conrad / 2021-09-13 12:39:27

The Athletics Foundation Trust (AFT) launches the Stellenbosch Athletics Bursary programme with Endurocad

 It is with great joy and anticipation that the Athletics Foundation Trust announces the launch of its Stellenbosch Athletics Bursary Programme in partnership with Endurocad and Stellenbosch High School. Nine years ago the Athletics Foundation Trust (AFT) created a unique development programme to make…

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