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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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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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The Green Point Park – A showcase of an Urban Park

 Origins : The redevelopment of the Green Point Common in 2010 marked a new phase in the life of the space we now call the Green Point Urban Park. From being used as browsing for animals before recorded history, to an unsuccessful farm once Cape Town was used as a refreshment station, to being used […]

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The Company Gardens – preserving our heritage

Company’s Garden Projects addressing adaption to Climate Change . In mid – 2014, the City Parks Department in co-operation with the City’s Environmental and Heritage Resources Dept. completed an exhibition fruit and vegetable garden in the heritage site ‘The Company’s Garden’. This vegetable garden also contains labelled examples of African traditional medicinal and culinary herbs […]

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Rondebosch Common – one of the green spaces that runners run past

Rondebosch Common  ‘‘Although the Rondebosch Common, a green open space spanning 40 Hectares, is located amidst a built-up suburb, the area is a critical treasure in terms of environmental and social value’’, noted Councillor Anda Ntsodo, Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services. The Common contains critically endangered Cape Flats Sand Fynbos, patches of Renosterveld and abounds […]

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