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MEET THE FEDHEALTH DREAM CHASERS…

Empowering Fedhealth members to realise their fitness aspirations Fedhealth introduced the Fedhealth Dream Chasers Challenge to help some of its members realise their fitness dreams, by competing in one of the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon events. Potential participants were invited to throw their “sports cap” into the ring for a chance to do the […]

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MEDICLINIC HEALTH FOCUS: CRAMPING

‘The first time I ever experienced a cramp was at night, after a long run. The second time was as I finished a half-marathon when I collected my medal and then fell over. And the third time was mid-race, at the Soweto Marathon,’ says runner and sports writer Liam Smith. ‘Cramps set my calves and […]

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ASICS GEL-CUMULUS 21

We’re as obsessed with improving our running shoes as you are with improving your PB. 21 editions in, the ASICS GEL-Cumulus is a precision honed cushioning machine. Cushioning every step is a science… discover the obsessive pursuit of perfection behind ASICS running technology in the new ASICS GEL-CUMULUS 21. When you run, every step lands […]

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RUN4CHANGE – A FOREST OF TREES RUNNING THE MARATHON

Cape Town’s beautiful springtime marathon is aiming to raise in excess of R3 million for the 50+ charities this year. This is a 50% increase in charitable earnings from last year’s event, which was awarded Participation Event of the Year at the annual Sports Industry Awards. “It’s extraordinary what city marathons can do for their […]

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FEDHEALTH FOCUS: NATURAL IMMUNE BOOSTERS

By Andrea du Plessis (RD). Are you training for your first Cape Town Marathon event? Make sure you stay healthy during the cold winter months, to keep up with your training programme. DID YOU KNOW? When you train at high intensities, your body needs 50% more vitamin C. Exercising in winter makes you more vulnerable […]

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TRAINING FOCUS: CAPE TOWN MARATHON 2019

To help you focus on your goal and train without the strain simply click on the link to follow our tried and tested training program “#HALF2FULL”  https://www.capetownmarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/HALF2FULL-Training-program.pdf Or contact our coach for more guidance: coach@capetownmarathon.com So, lace up and head out the door but before you do click, enter and get going, after all it’s […]

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon bids for IAAF Platinum Label classification

This year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will be under close scrutiny by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as the annual event aims to better its already-strong participant and spectator appeal by applying for the Federation’s new Platinum Label status. The marathon, which takes place on Sunday 15 September, is currently the only IAAF […]

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TRAVEL TIPS: TSOGO SUN PACKAGES

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, they will make sure you get your day started in a winning way. Whether […]

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MEDICLINIC HEALTH FOCUS: HEART-RATE TRAINING

A GUIDE TO WORKING OUT IN THE ZONE Tracking your heart rate is one of the safest, most effective ways to look after your health and fitness (as long as it is done correctly or in some cases under medical supervision). The popular idiom, ‘listen to your heart’ is frustratingly vague when dealing with emotional […]

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