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The final selection of ASICS FrontRunners for 2017 has been made

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ASICS South Africa is excited to announce the final ASICS FrontRunner selection for 2017!

Applications closed on 31 January 2017 and successful applicants were notified during the course of last week after which they all converged on the Mother City during the past weekend for the first FrontRunner get-together.

The final applicants were chosen through a panel of selectors that included Runners World, ASICS FrontRunner core members and ASICS South Africa. An overwhelming 3 400 applicants nationwide were received.

The final ASICS FrontRunner group for 2017 is:

  • Fazel Ally
  • Reegan Alward
  • Robert Bartholomew
  • Theo Blignaut
  • Tracy-Lee Dalton
  • Jani du Toit
  • Carly Fields
  • Songo Fipaza
  • Quaniet Jakoet
  • Leandri Janse van Vuuren
  • Oliver Kopp
  • Brendan Lombard
  • Lucky Makena
  • Solly Malatsi
  • Mia Mocke
  • Charmaine Mohokare
  • Dimakatso Mokwena
  • Atlegang Mosimanekgosi
  • Admire Muzopambwa
  • Wandisile Nongodlwana
  • Caroline Pule
  • Jade Nicole Roberts
  • Nicholas Rupanga
  • Venette Rust
  • Alesia Ruthven
  • Anzél Stofberg
  • David Sullivan
  • Wietse van der Westhuizen
  • Dawid Visser

"It’s been a great weekend meeting up with the other ASICS FrontRunners in Cape Town. I look forward to running along with them during the year ahead and doing so while representing ASICS - a true sports performance brand.", said Wandisile Nongodlwana, who celebrated his selection by finishing the Cape Peninsula Marathon in 2:57 - a personal best.

"We were completely overwhelmed by the response received nationwide for the ASICS FrontRunner programme . We are extremely excited to have this amazing team of people represent the ASICS brand at grass roots level.” Sarah Mundy, ASICS South Africa's Marketing Manager. “ We look forward to providing them the best possible running footwear, apparel and running services to ensure they all meet their own personal running goals whilst they continue to inspire the running community ”.

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