Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon coached group training…

On the 2nd December we begin our coached group training for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. The ultra-marathon is a 56km road run taking place on Easter Saturday, 26 March 2016.  For more info about the race visit: http://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/events/ultra-marathon

Orientation for Southern Suburbs and town Embark Group Training will be at The Body20 Studio, Claremont, Ground Floor Library Square,Wilderness Road Claremont. This will take place on Wednesday, 2 December.

Details:18h00 to 19h00 – Discussion on race details and training plan, injury prevention, strength training and what to expect on the day. 19h00 to 19h45 – short run through Claremont19h45 to 20h00 – Questions & mingle Please be dressed appropriate for a run.  Water provided.

It is the first time Embark is facilitating a training group for the endurance event, so we joined forces with Bev Baker: a 5 times 2OM finisher, 3 times Comrades finisher, podium finisher at Ironman, and a qualified group trainer.  Bev has set the 16 weeks program and will facilitate weekly group training sessions in and around Constantia and Tokai. The program will also run on the Atlantic seaboard with our coach, Garth, and he will facilitate the week day sessions. For the longer weekend runs the groups will combine and complete the required distance as a bigger group. These runs will take place all over Cape Town to keep the running fun and adventurous.
You need to qualify for the ultra-run by completing a marathon in under 5hours. This qualification can be done from 1 July 2015. For a full list of the races click here: http://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/information/ultra-marathon-qualifying-races For those that haven’t qualified yet, we will be aiming at the Cape Peninsular Marathon, 21 February next year.
The Southern Suburbs group will train on a Tuesday in Constantia at 18h00 (speed), Thursday in Constantia at 05h00 (hills). Our weekend long run will be on Saturday from 06h30. The Atlantic Seaboard will do  Tuesday 06h00 in Green point, and on Thursday 06h00 and 18h00 for hills around the seaboard. All the groups will meet for LSD on Saturday at various locations.

Cost for the 16 week coached group program:

Existing Embark Members: Upfront R1800, or they can pay per month @R500, (R2000 in total)

New to Embark athletes: Upfront R2200, or they can pay per month @R600, (R2400)


For more info you can contact us through the contact form
To register for the program please complete the  registration tab on the home page


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