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Conquer the 2019 OMTOM with these 90-day training programmes
With less than 90 days to go before the 2019 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, it’s time to set a goal for your performance on race day. Prof Ross Tucker, exercise physiologist and high-performance sports science consultant shares insights on how to prepare for the race with a weekly... Read more
[APRIL] Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon
Date: 20 April 2019 Cape Town’s most prestigious race, the 56km Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon, takes athletes on a spectacular course around the Cape Peninsula. It is often voted the most breathtaking course in the world. The Ultra Marathon celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. Visit www.twooceansmarathon.org.za for more... Read more
[FEBRUARY] Cape Summer Trail series event #4
Date: 3 February 2019 The magnificent country estate of Oak Valley is a fitting scene for the final race in the Cape Summer Trail Series®. This is exclusive access to hallowed mountain biking trails through an eclectic mix of landscapes from pine forest and open fields to riverine forest... Read more
UP SEMLI study makes endurance sports safer for participants
A first-of-its-kind local study has led to a 64% reduction in life-threatening medical emergencies encountered during marathons and other major endurance events, while other medical encounters, including all types of injuries, were reduced by 29%. The study was conducted by Professor Martin Schwellnus of the University of Pretoria’s Sport,... Read more
[MAY] FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN
Date: 19 May 2019 Runners can enter the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN from 1 February 2019. The popular 12km road run will celebrate its 5th anniversary in 2019 and serves as the first of three events that make up the FNB ‘Run Your City Series’. Joburg will host... Read more
Hollard Daredevil Run
Date: Friday, 15 March 2019 South Africa’s ballsiest 5km run is back and ready to raise eyebrows, while also raising cancer awareness. The 5km Hollard Daredevil kicks off at 15h00. The fun run encourages men of all ages, shapes and sizes to strip down to purple Speedos and run... Read more
Hey, runners, you need microgreens in your diet!
Training for a marathon or ultra-marathon? You’ll want to include microgreens in your diet. Here’s why. A large amount of calories are needed when you follow a high-intensity training program. You therefore want to include a mixture of high-calorie, nutrient-dense foods without necessarily increasing food volume, explains registered dietician... Read more
[APRIL] Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon
Date: 20 April 2019 The Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon was added to the event in 1998, and attracts a sold-out field every year. The 21.1km half marathon is a great event if you’d love to be a part of the Two Oceans Marathon action, but are not... Read more
[APRIL] Birchwood Half Marathon
Date: 19 April 2020 Get those laces tied and running gear ready for the 10th Birchwood Half Marathon which, after a decade of growth and popularity is set to pull out all the stops for the 2020 race. Sign up for the five, 10 or 21,1km races taking place... Read more