Honorary Members


The following people are friends or honorary members of the Lydiard Athletics because of their assistance to and support of the club and/or their outstanding contribution to promoting a knowledge of and love of athletics and sound coaching methods:

 Mr Josta Nkosi and Mr Shahied Price of New Age Placement Solutions Pty Limited the founding sponsor of  the club.

Other friends and Honorary Members:

Lungile Bikwani
Arguably the best coach in South Africa training according to Lydiard methodology

Marko Bucarizza
3:49 1500 metre athlete at 20 and enthusiastic South African coach

Garth Gilmour
Co-author with Arthur Lydiard of more than 15 books on running raining

Nobby Hashizume
Co-head of the Lydiard Foundation and enthusiastic promoter of Lydiard training methods worldwide

Gary Lydiard
Son of Arthur Lydiard, who gave permission for the club to be named after his father

Barry Magee
Olympic marathon bronze 1960, one of Arthur’s boys, and the coach nominated by Lydiard as his successor

Lorraine Moller
Olympic marathon bronze 1992, and Co-Head of the Lydiard Foundation

Tim Noakes
World famous sports scientist and author of the classic book on running physiology and training, The Lore of Running

Michael Sandrock
Runner, journalist and author of inspirational Running with the Legends

Glen vd Westhuizen
Runner and active coach, father of Peter vd Westhuizen and designer of the club kit

Ian Winsome
Founder of the Legend Race held in Auckland in Honour of Arthur Lydiard

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