1997 was the year that Audax started in South Africa, and it saw only the 2 events – a 200km in February and a 400km in December.

Lido Hotel

Below the entrance of the Lido Hotel – an appropriate starting point for our record of results, as so many AudaxSA events started here over the years.

lido

200km BRM 16 February 1997

We had a total of 34 finishers – 31 male and 3 female. The route followed Lido → Heidelberg → Deneysville → Vereeniging → Lido.

NameClubDistanceTime
Hadley McCormickAurasan200km8hr07min
Robin EckhoutCresta Wheelers200km8hr07min
Ken FowlerGermiston Wheelers200km8hr07min
Neville HenryPremier Group200km8hr07min
Jax SnymanCresta Wheelers200km8hr19min
Joe CrouchCresta Wheelers200km8hr27min
Saul BindaAurasan200km8hr32min
Robert FuchsAurasan200km8hr32min
Robert LeightonGermiston Wheelers200km8hr34min
Peter ZeelieVaal Cycling Club200km8hr36min
Deon Du PlessisPremier and Centuriom200km8hr40min
Derek BergmannAurasan200km8hr48min
Denis BraithwaiteCresta Wheelers200km8hr48min
Fabio La MantiaOmega Wheelers200km9hr51min
Nando La MantiaOmega Wheelers200km9hr51min
Alan SnellingAlbion Wheelers200km9hr51min
James DrummondRockhoppers MBC200km10hr04min
Ingeborg MaschekGermiston Wheelers200km10hr16min
Paul OberhansuAurasan200km10hr20min
Annetjie StrydomVaal Cycling Club200km10hr22min
Werner FeyAurasan200km10hr42min
Rudi MeyerAurasan200km11hr01min
Edward ThomlinsonAurasan200km11hr04min
Nicholas RofuzanaOmega Wheelers200km11hr25min
Mervyn AbelGermiston Wheelers200km11hr37min
James John WarringtonOmega Wheelers200km11hr54min
Arthur DoyleVaal Cycling Club200km12hr05min
Trevor NienaberVaal Cycling Club200km12hr05min
Andrew CostelloOmega Wheelers200km12hr24min
Denzil SnowOmega Wheelers200km12hr24min
Roland ShapiroOmega Wheelers200km12hr24min
Dennis ArmstrongOmega Wheelers200km12hr24min
Paul GouldCresta Wheelers200km12hr29min
Joan SwartCresta Wheelers200km12hr29min

400km BRM 6 December 1997

We had a total of 43 finishers – 40 male and 3 female. The route followed F1 Benoni → Bapsfontein → Delmas → Bronkhorstspruit → Centurion → Erasmia → Hartebeespoort → Krugersdorp → Sandton → Delmas → Springs → Benoni.

NameClubDistanceTime
Megan NelRiverside400km18hr05min
Sempie SwanepoelS.A.A.400km18hr35min
Jirale KrigeS.A.A.400km18hr35min
André SteenkampIndividual400km18hr35min
Dave SewellMidrand400km18hr56min
Philip StevensPremier400km19hr04min
Riday BuccerGary Beneke400km20hr01min
Keith RundgenGary Beneke400km20hr06min
Kevin HohweGary Beneke400km20hr06min
Marlene PrenticeGary Beneke400km20hr06min
Tony Da SilvaGary Beneke400km20hr06min
Stephen HigleyRiverside400km20hr06min
Ryan HintzeOmega Wheelers400km20hr52min
Olaf WybernetOmega Wheelers400km20hr52min
Alan SnellingAlbion Wheelers400km20hr52min
Thomas Van RooyenGermiston400km22hr17min
Rory Van RooyenGermiston400km22hr17min
Hannes KoekemoerCresta Wheelers400km23hr01min
George CorbettWestgate400km23hr01min
Robert StevensWestgate400km23hr01min
Alan HalesF.W.B.400km23hr48min
Henri JoubertFirst Wheelers400km23hr48min
Roland ShapiroOmega Wheelers400km25hr06min
Jeffrey PienaarPremier400km25hr06min
Robert FrickeIndividual400km25hr25min
David QueridaRiverside400km25hr35min
Kinnie MienieRiverside400km25hr35min
Kees ToetRiverside400km25hr35min
Larie MacphersonRiverside400km25hr35min
Bokkie GroblerRiverside400km25hr35min
Adelle BenekeRiverside400km25hr35min
William FoxcroftRiverside400km25hr35min
Christi BothaSimera400km25hr45min
Jax SnymanCresta Wheelers400km25hr45min
Godfrey TiedmemaanS.A.A.400km25hr46min
Philip MeyerSimera400km25hr50min
Gary MurphySimera400km25hr50min
Christo WentzelGreenpoint400km26hr05min
Henco MienieIndividual400km26hr05min
Daniel SwanepoelIndividual400km26hr05min
Denzil SnowOmega Wheelers400km26hr24min
Andrew CostelloOmega Wheelers400km26hr24min
Peter CloeteRiverside400km26hr40min