Fourways Gardens’ RoadRunners Association (FRRA) is a sports’ club affiliated to National and Provincial Athletic bodies in South Africa. The primary aim of the Club is to promote the sport of road running, and walking, and provide suitable training facilities and support to athletes in order to foster growth of the sport.
The relationship between Fourways Gardens Home Owners Association, Fourways Gardens Club, and FRRA, is one of long standing and dates back to 1996 when FGRRA first obtained permission to run in the Estate.
A Record of Understanding governing the co-operation and conditions under which all three Parties participate has been established and is renewed periodically. All members and guests are required to adhere to a code of conduct.
The club hosts its official time trial every Thursday evening, from 18h15 starting at the Gazebo in Phase 2. The official distances are 4km, 5km and 8km.
On Tuesday evenings at 18h15, there is a quality session starting at the Gazebo in Phase 2. This incorporates various different training techniques such as hills, speed work, and fitness.
Club runs take place every Saturday morning at 06h00, starting from the Gazebo. The distance is usually between 10 and 15km, however this distance may vary. Information on Club Runs are posted during the week before to give Club Members advance notice of the route we intend to run.
A number of social events are planned for each year, which include Valentine’s Time Trials, St Paddy’s Day, Two Oceans Ultra and Comrades gathering, and an End of Year Awards Dinner.
There are various categories of membership to cater for single members, families and juniors. Memberships are renewed annually from the first of January each year.