Beginner Triathlon

Summer beginners triathlon program…

On the 1st November, Embark begins with its SUMMER BEGINNERS coached triathlon group training program. This is a complete beginners program, NO LEVEL EXPECTED! The annual summer beginners program is aimed at getting the beginners to their first triathlon or duathlon through hands on coached group training that Embark offers in all of its branches. We will cover everything you need to know about completing a triathlon and or duathlon. Our goal will be either […]

Our Freshpak Fitness Festival survival guide…2017

The Freshpak Fitness Festival generally takes place on the first weekend of October every year, although this year its the last week of September. Its the official kick off to the Cape Town triathlon season. Every year the town is overtaken by carbon wielding, lycra worshipping triathletes who come to the town for the best after party around, as well as a little swim and triathlon too. The #rednblackarmy known as Embark have decided to come up with […]

Moms2tri and 50+ groups starting…

Triathlon is trendy, versatile and a rapidly growing sport for all ages across the globe! If you think you missed the boat in regards to your age, then keep reading! Embark’s Moms2Tri and 50+ program is designed to help our moms and 50 plus’ers get into multisport over the winter months and into summer. This isn’t just for new moms, or only over 50’s, but all people looking to get fit in a fun and […]

IRONMAN 70.3 East London training starts August…

Group Training: Starts early August 2017 (Ironman 70.3 East London coached group training) The Cost: R699-R850 per month (excludes race entrance fee) The Locations: Atlantic Seaboard, Northern Suburbs, Southern Suburbs, Blouberg, Somerset West, Johannesburg (Jozi North) The Race: Sunday 28th Jan 2018 (1.9km sea swim/90km bike/21.1km run) If you are considering entering Ironman 70.3 East London in January 2018, or have already done so, then now’s the time to start think about training for it. […]

Summer BEGINNER triathlon program, starts early Aug…

Want to become a TRIATHLETE?  Why not train to complete your first triathlon? In early  August  2017, we are going to start a beginners group of first timers, aiming to complete our first sprint distance triathlon in February 2017. A sprint distance triathlon is a 750m swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run (a great challenge). Our goal will be a sprint triathlon here in Cape Town in February 2018. That gives us ample […]

Group training for the Cape Town Marathon…

The Cape Town Marathon is a fantastic world class marathon right on our doorstep of the Atlantic seaboard. Embark has a continuation program from the Knysna marathon. Its a a 9 week program that combines all the necessary training so that you can feel confident going into the marathon. The training is fun and focused in a coached group environment.   How will the training work: You will receive a weekly program that includes the group […]

Embark Blouberg launches its winter program…

Are you looking at doing your first triathlon? Or looking at improving your current fitness? Our Embark Blouberg branch is launching our new winter coached group training program next week! We have a dedicated beginner’s coach who will be helping all first timers on their journey into triathlon and beyond, as well as our dedicated intermediate coach. If you would like to come and meet our coaches, and hear about the training and program, please […]

Fancy a 3 day fully supported road cycling tour…

The Cape Classic 380  is a fully supported 3 day road riding tour that happens on the 27th, 28th and 29th of October in and around Montague. It’s not a race, let’s get that out the way first. It’s a tour, guided by a lead vehicle, paced by ride captains, supported by safety motorbikes, followed by mechanics and tracked by ambulance. You won’t get dropped or left alone on the road. You won’t go hungry […]

Training for the MiWay Cape Ultra Triathlon…

On the 24th of September, the MiWay Cape Ultra triathlon is happening. There is both a sprint race (500m swim, 20km bike, 5km run) and an ultra-distance (1.9km swim, 90km bike, 21km run). Embark is running a coached group program for both of these races, so whether you are a novice triathlete or a newbie, we have a program to suit your level. If you would like to come and meet some of the coaches, […]

A really amazing 2 Oceans program…

‘I just truly want to commend Garth on a really amazing program and just a big thank you! This program is really inclusive and really caters for everyone. These motivational mails and little words of encouragement before and during runs are actually so great, please don’t stop it.’ So this will be Lloyd’s 7th two oceans half and my 3rd post surgery, and it’s the best he has ever felt going into it, mentally as well as […]