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TAKE THE PLEDGE TO RUN FOR PEACE

After recently becoming the first 42.2km race on the continent to receive Gold Label recognition from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the annual road running festival joins various other top-flight races around the globe in forming a global unification tool. More than five months before runners from across South Africa and around the […]

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TRAINING FOCUS: PREPARING FOR A MARATHON – 20 WEEKS TO GO

The will to succeed means nothing without the will to Prepare! To rise to the challenge of the Marathon and complete the 42km distance involves serious commitment of effort and determination. The runners that take up the challenge are divided in the following categories: Beginners- starting running from scratch 5h00 First time marathon runner– active […]

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FIND ADVENTURE IN THE GEL-QUANTUM 360 KNIT: BROUGHT TO YOU BY ASICS

For the runner who finds adventure in any urban environment, ASICS has recently released the GEL-Quantum 360 Knit, the perfect running shoe made for athletic performance with a sleek new design. The GEL-Quantum 360 Knit incorporates an adaptive knit upper for a smooth fit and 360 degrees of GEL™ technology for extra shock absorption. Don’t […]

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NUTRITION FOCUS: STRIVING FOR OPTIMUM NUTRITION

Have you started with your training programme?  Following a training programme is as important as optimising your dietary intake. Who needs a multivitamin? Multivitamins play an important role in supplementing dietary intake, to meet the increased requirements demanded by an active and pressured lifestyle. Active people and athletes: With increased energy turnover, the amount of […]

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HOW TO ENTER

You can enter any of the SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON events as follows: On-line entries: You can enter directly via http://enter.capetownmarathon.com/ Manual entries (only for 42.2km, 10km and 4.2km): Entry forms are available at WPA Offices, at Top Events Offices, at leading Western Cape Sportsmans Warehouse Stores, at the Gateway, Fourways and Centurion Sportsmans Warehouse Stores […]

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NUTRITION FOCUS: B VITAMINS FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Are you ready to #challengeyourself to run your first marathon? Gear up your training programme with the help of B-vitamins, to help maintain your energy levels. How do B-vitamins work? Many active people realise that B-vitamins are important and supplement to help support their energy levels. However, there is not always a clear understanding of […]

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TRAINING FOCUS: PREPARING FOR A MARATHON

“Preparing for a marathon, the focus should be on strength, endurance and pace runs,” “You need to be strong if you want to run a good marathon. By incorporating strength conditioning it will help you stay injury free and handle the distance a lot better. Also incorporate hill repeats. It will make you tough.” Elana […]

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TRAVEL SPECIALS OFFERED BY TSOGO SUN HOTELS

As the official hotel partner, Tsogo Sun has a variety of hotels conveniently located in the heart of Cape Town. And with a carbo-loading dinner available on the eve of the race and a power breakfast served early on race day, we’ll make sure you get your day started in a winning way. Whether you’re […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON IS RUNNING GREEN

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event is a climate neutral event. We are encouraging all runners to help us support our #RunGreen campaign. We would like to thank SANLAM for their continued support in this endeavour. REDUCE – REUSE – RECYCLE – DO NOT LITTER Please consider the environment and TAKE ACTION! TAKE ACTION – […]

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