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Vaal Athletic Club Members running together

When the Sun Comes Up, You'd Better Be Running

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A Minute Isn't a Long Time

We encourage all our club members to practice and run races together and do regular time trials

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Established in 1972

The Vaal Athletics Club is primarily a road running club but cater for short and long distance, marathon and ultra marathon and trial running

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Welcome to Vaal Athletics Club

The Vaal Athletics Club (VAC) is primarily a road running club, which was established in 1972. We are based in Three Rivers, Vereeniging, Gauteng, South Africa. VAC caters for cross-country, short distance, marathon and ultra-marathon road running, trial running, as well as those interested in cycling, walking and triathlons.

Getting the youth involved
We encourage the youth to get involved in our club events to develop the love for running.
Running together
We like to get together before races and and enjoy running together with a partner.
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We host events
We host a variety of events throughout the year which you can view in the events section.

History and Time trials

This multicultural and multilingual club has a rich history of running in the Vaal, from its own Time Trials and Club runs to the organizing of one of South Africa's oldest marathons, the Cape Gate Vaal Marathon

Regardless of your running ability, you are welcome to join us for time trials on Tuesday evenings and club runs on Saturday mornings, which are through Three Rivers. Laughs and smiles go hand in hand with the tough training at these events, but encouraging, “Keep it up” or “Well done”, is never too far away. As we all know, it’s much easier to run with someone, than to run alone.¬†

Vaal Athletic Club is affiliated to Athletics South Africa (ASA) and Athletics Vaal Triangle (AVT) and conforms to the regulations of those bodies.
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