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aQuellé Midmar Mile postponed
In light of the current second wave of Covid-19 infections, the aQuellé Midmar Mile race committee has made the decision to move the event out by one month to 13 & 14 March 2021. The committee is aware of the inconvenience that moving the event may have on some... Read more
[EVENT] Lake Heritage Swimming Festival
Dates: POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The festival will take place at the Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge in the Gauteng Province, with accommodation facilities available for those who are not in Gauteng but want to participate in this popular aQuelle Midmar Mile seeding event. Early entries are vital to... Read more
[OCT] Torpedo SwimRun #GetOut Cape Tour
Date: 24 October 2020 The Tour is a perfect environment to join a small group of participants for an open water swim event. A qualified water lifesaving team follows the group with a boat. The pace is relaxed and dictated by the slowest swimmer. The group regroups at the... Read more
Don’t let side stitches cramp your running style
Do mid-run side stitches literally stop you in your tracks? This is the best way to deal with them to get back on race pace as soon as possible. A pain in the side Anyone who runs for fun or fitness will know the devastating effects of a side... Read more
Garmin data reveals how lockdowns impact active lifestyles
The global COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdowns have resulted in seismic shifts in the way we stay fit and active. Garmin has tracked these shifts from data uploaded to its platform by its global community, which has revealed remarkable changes in the types of sports and exercises which people... Read more
[FEB] Midmar Mile
Date: 8 & 9 February 2020 The Midmar Mile is the world’s largest open water swimming event as it draws thousands of competitors, including serious international athletes and recreational swimmers each year to the Midmar Dam in Howick. A unique feature of the race is that while the distance... Read more
South Africa’s top sports star, swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker is an athlete to watch in 2020
Double Commonwealth gold medalist and African record holder, Tatjana Schoenmaker won the coveted title of Sports Star of the Year at the 2019 SA Sports Awards. The 22-year-old swimmer also bagged the Sportswoman of the Year award following her breakthrough performances in 2018 and 2019. View this post on... Read more
Cape Mile swim race discontinued in 2020
After five action-packed years of racing, the organisers of the Western Cape’s popular open water swim, the Cape Mile, have announced that the event will not continue in 2020. While for the past five years the Cape Mile enjoyed year-on-year growth in entries and attracted a strong field of... Read more
How quickly does your fitness decline when you’re forced to stop training?
If there’s one thing serious athletes hate most, it’s time away from training. Whether it’s due to work commitments, family responsibilities, a business trip or, worse, a layoff due to injury, every missed training session tends to fill us with fear that we may be losing fitness. But just... Read more