To promote a healthy lifestyle to the society through road running and be a brand that makes a difference.
To be a competitive club, that shall have athletes who have a quest for running, a desire to be involved in the club activities and endeavour to improve their running performance levels.
To promote, encourage and support athletics development within South Africa by offering distinct membership subscription to the junior athletes and also the athletes that come from the underprivileged social backgrounds.
To accommodate both the social and elite runners who don’t have clubs and want to run.
To assist the runners based on individual case by case to maximise their capabilities and be the fast runners.
To motivate and appreciate the runners for their performance regardless of the social standing in society.
To share information about running injuries prevention and treatment.
To always timeously share the latest information about events or developments in both AGN and ASA.
To give back to the underprivileged communities through the social initiatives by the club.
Jackie Gibson Marathon 2019
“Jackie Gibson Marathon is an official Comrades Ultra Marathon qualifier event which is hosted at Klipriviersberg Recreation Centre. The race takes runners on a beautiful tour of the South of Johannesburg”.
Mandela Day Marathon 2019
“Mandela Day Marathon is held at end of August each year in Pietermaritzburg. The race follows the route between Edendale and the Mandela Capture Site outside Howick”.
Johnson Crane 2019
“Johnson Crane Marathon is an official Comrades Ultra Marathon qualifier event which is run in Benoni. The race is run in the last weekend of January each year. This popular event presents ideal setting for the first marathon of the year”.
Comrades Marathon 2019
“Comrades Marathon is an ultra-marathon of approximately 89km (55mi) which is run annually between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. It is the world’s largest and oldest ultra marathon”.
Irene Ultra Marathon 2018
“Irene Ultra Marathon is an official Comrades Ultra Marathon qualifier event which is run in Centurion. The race starts at Irene Research Council farm and it offers runners the ideal opportunity for a better seeding for comrades”.
Soweto Marathon 2019
“Soweto Marathon is an official Comrades Ultra Marathon qualifier event. The race takes runners through Soweto’s historical and cultural landmarks”.
Eyethu Athletics Club is a member of Athletics South Africa (ASA) and it abides by ASA rules and regulations. In order to join Eyethu AC you are required to submit both the club membership form (read the rules) and the ASA license form. For the renewal of the annual membership you are required to submit both the club membership form and the ASA license form.
Forms to be downloaded:
Submit to: Admin@eyethuac.co.za
What Athletes are Saying
“Keep your cadence quick! Use your arms to pump you up the hill!”
“You're already (or more than) halfway there, stay focused to the finish!”
“Remember all those hard training runs you did to get here. This is the payoff!”