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50 DAYS TO YOUR FIRST MARATHON #HALF2FULL

Okay so you have signed up for your first marathon, you have accepted the challenge to take the step up; you have got the kit; started the training program… and now you have 50 days to go until you become a marathon runner! Since you signed up to run 42.2km we have top ten tips […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN 10KM PEACE RUN

The Mother City is the proud hostess of the new, fast and prestigious international 10km PEACE RUN. Experience Africa’s beautiful Mother City on foot by running for PEACE in the SANLAM CAPE TOWN 10km PEACE RUN, and in doing so, join the global community of 1000’s of runners who traditionally run 10km races commemorating the […]

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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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