bringing running enthusiasts together
In early 2008 Nedbank launched the Nedbank Running Club (NRC), with 13 branches based in 12 cities around the country to bring running enthusiasts together at a social and competitive level while identifying and guiding talented individuals to excel at the sport. Nick Bester, a former winner of the Comrades Marathon and a prodigious multidiscipline athlete, serves as the club’s National Manager, whilst the development clubs are managed by top athletes such as; Enoch Skosana, Pio Mpolokeng, Xolile Yawa and Siyaya Khoza. Hendrick Ramaala (a former winner at the New York Marathon, provided valuable insight and expertise for athletes who represented South Africa at the 2016 Olympic Marathon in Rio.
The Nedbank ‘Dream Team’ consists of a mixture of top South African athletes who compete in all the recognised distances as well as many of South Africa’s ultra-marathons. This elite squad currently includes the likes of Modibe Ludwick Mamabolo (former Comrades Marathon winner), Claude Moshiywa (former Comrades Marathon winner), Charne Bosman (Runner up Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon/Comrades Marathon), Irvette Van Zyl (multiple SA Champion), Rutendo Nyahora, Mapaseka Mapanya (multiple SA Champion), Cornelia Joubert (former SA Marathon Champion), David Manja, Joel Monne, Caroline Wostmann (2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans and Comrades Marathon winner), Thabiso Coolboy Ngamole (3 x SA Marathon Champion) Africa Mailola, Eric Ngubane and Sibusiso Nzima form part of the team.
Whether your goal is to get fit, kick a habit, lose a few centimeters or just improve your general health, road running offers a cheap, easy way to achieve your goals. With Nedbank’s help, getting started is easier than you think. Biogen is proud to be the official energy & recovery partner of this prestigious club.