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WHAT IS THE MODERN ATHLETE CLUB?

The MODERN ATHLETE CLUB is for runners of all abilities. Whether you are just starting out, looking to take your running to the next level or just wanting the enjoyment and camaraderie that comes with being a part of a club community then the Modern Athlete Club is for you. The club will operate largely in a virtual environment, but it will have a real presence at events & club functions. Currently the Modern Athlete Club covers Central Gauteng Athletics (CGA) and Athletics of the Greater North (AGN).

 

WHY JOIN THE MODERN ATHLETE CLUB?

The Modern Athlete Club is more than just a running club, it is a way for you to interact with other runners, to support and motivate each other, have fun and benefit from great deals.

THE BENEFITS OF CLUB MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE:

  • ASA Provincial license - a license is required for all races in South Africa, and you need a permanent license to compete in any event over 21km
  • Generic training programs for 5km, 10km and 21km
  • Free entry to the Modern Athlete Chill Zones at partnered events and races, taking your race day hospitality to a whole new level!
  • Free entry to selected Races
  • Free 1 year Subscription to the Modern Athlete magazine - Home Delivery. Get your favourite mag delivered to your door each month
  • 20% Discount on TomTom Devices
  • Free Entry to Huddle Park Trail and Mtn Bike Course
  • Quarterly Fitness and Nutrition Assessments
  • Free Access to Modern Athlete Seminars where we bring the sports leading personalities and authorities to you.

 

What are the Fees?

2017 Fee Structure

Option 1:

Once off fee depending on which month you join

 

Join in January + Existing Members R 750
Join in February R 700
Join in March R 650
Join in April R 600
Join in May – Dec R 550

 

Option 2:

Annual license & first month R 200.00

Monthly Debit Order fee R 60.00 every month thereafter until Dec 2017

Juniors under the age of 12 : Flat fee of R 150.00 for the year.

 

Modern Athlete Club Kit

Modern Athlete Club Vest and Shorts (not included in above fees) are available for purchase.

 

Club Vest (New Design): R 300
Club Shorts R 200

 

How do I complete the Fitness and Nutrition Assessment?

Fitness and Nutrition Assessments occur once a quarter to gauge improvements in health, fitness as well as strength and body composition.

Why once a quarter? It takes the body roughly 8 - 12 weeks to adapt and progress. During this time you are working hard towards attaining goals in your training and nutrition. The fitness test allows us to see these improvements objectively by giving the body enough time to get fitter, stronger, faster and leaner.

 

It is up to each member to make their way to the venue for the assessment.

Each member is encouraged to attend as many fitness assessments as they can during the course of the year.

The professionals involved in the assessment will be available for club members to contact should extra attention in certain areas be needed. This, however, will be for each members own account.

The schedule of Fitness and Nutrition Assessments for 2016/2017 is as follows:

Location and Time: To be confirmed via email and newsletter closer to the time.

January 21-Jan-17
April 08-Apr-17
July 15-Jul-17
October 14-Oct-17

Want To Earn Your Vitality Fitness And Nutrition Assessment Points At The Same Time?

Our Resident Dietician and Biokineticist will be happy to conduct these for you at the same time, at the Discovery Vitality Rates.

Discovery Vitality Nutrition Assessment: R 340 (5000 points)

Discovery Vitality Fitness Assessment: R 265 (2500 points)

 

Click here to register for the

How do training programs work?

All Modern Athlete Club members will have access to beginner and intermediate 5km, 10km and 21km generic training programs developed by our running coach. These programs are ideal for those needing a little more routine and structure in their training. Should you require one of these programs please touch base with one of the coaches via jeannie@run925.co.za

What is Sportlyzer?

Sportlyzer is an online sports coaching platform where you will be able to track and monitor your performance. You will have your own personal profile and can import your training data from devices such as Polar, Garmin, Suunto, Timex and many others.

  • To access and update your Sportlyzer Profile click here
  • For help with the Sportlyzer program click here for an interactive video on how it all works

 

Why do I need a running license?

All runners competing in races need to have a license. When entering a race, you do have the option of obtaining a temporary license which is valid for one race. It can become costly purchasing a temporary license each time you enter an event. Also, any athlete that wishes to complete a marathon must have a permanent license, temporary licenses are only valid for 10km & 21km events.

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Chat to Jeannie on 082 833 9298 if you have any questions