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Hit the Trails This Spring

Spring is the perfect time to channel your inner mountain goat and get trail running ready! National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, Ceri Hannan, has five key pieces of advice for hitting the mountain paths in the best way possible. Build strength Trail running differs from road running in that it requires full-body strength. Uneven paths and ...

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‘Beat Bolt’ at the FNB Joburg 10K CityRun

Beat Bolt

The second annual FNB Joburg 10K CityRun will boast an exciting #ForeverFaster PUMA ‘Beat Bolt’ on-route competition that is guaranteed to yield impressive 100m sprint times on Sunday, 24 September 2017. Following the sprint legend’s final competitive race at the IAAF Athletics World Champs, the ‘Beat Bolt’ activation allows for city runners to experience the 100m dash as Bolt would ...

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Stay Ahead of the Pack

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When preparing for a marathon, your nutrition plan is as important as your training programme. An optimal nutrition plan will address energy requirements, replenishment needs and muscle recovery. Vital Health Foods, the nutrition sponsor for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, plays an indispensable role in helping runners with sound nutritional advice. Andrea du Plessis, nutrition expert for Vital Health Foods ...

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Mentally Prepare For Race Day

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Mental performance coach, Tom Dawson-Squibb, shares his views on the importance of mental strength as well as some tips on how to mentally prepare for a big race. Most people would agree that being able to get the best out of yourself requires your mind to help you out during training and on the day of the big race. Unmanaged ...

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Bestmed Jock Classic

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Date: 15 July 2017 The 2017 edition of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique Presented by Rudy Project, which is an official premier seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour, takes place on 15 July 2017 on the traditional route between Nelspruit, White River and Sabie. The stages for the 2017 event include Stage 1: Nelspruit – White River: 42km ...

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MiWayLife Launches Insurance Policy for Athletes

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The business of sports in South Africa continues to thrive, with growing numbers of ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes investing time and money into disciplines such as running, road cycling and mountain biking. Insurer MiWayLife estimated that South Africa has around 200,000 cyclists, 750,000 runners and 15,000 triathletes – and it has developed a bespoke solution catering to needs of ...

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Torpedo SwimRun

Torpedo Swimrun

Date: 19 November 2017 Torpedo SwimRun is a two person team race where teams swim and run together from start to finish across Cape Town’s most iconic beaches and bays. World-famous sites like Llandudno, Oudekraal, Camps Bay and Clifton form part of the 16km route. There are 6 swim segments(totalling 3km) and 6 run segments(totalling 13km). Wetsuits and running shoes are kept on for the duration of the ...

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Baleia Wines MTB Challenge & Trail Run

Baleia Wines MTB Challenge & Trail RunFHE

Date: Saturday, 9 September 2017 The second annual Baleia Wines Mountain Bike Challenge and Trail Run is scheduled to take place on, from the Baleia Wines winery next to the N2 just outside Riversdale in the Western Cape. The trail run covers a distance of 12km, while the MTB events offer a choice of three distances, namely 88km, 40km and ...

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FNB Joburg 10K CityRun returns

FNB Joburg 10k cityrun photo by tobias ginsberg

Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017 The second annual FNB Joburg 10K CityRun, Johannesburg’s will kick off at the FNB Bank City in Johannesburg on Heritage Day, Sunday, 24 September 2017. Entrants can look forward to a 10km journey that celebrates the rich heritage of the City of Gold before crossing the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown. Iconic landmarks ...

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Namaqua Quest 3 Day Trail Running Stage Race

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Flower covered valleys, rugged mountains, ancient canyons carved by the hands of time and plains with grazing gemsbok, zebra and springbok. Come and experience the magical show of colour and beauty during the world’s most spectacular natural flower display, over 3 days of pure trail running in the heart of beautiful Namaqualand. Runners can look forward to route upgrades and ...

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