Ironman

IRONMAN South Africa training starts 3 Oct…

You can train with the various groups across Western Cape and follow the proven program that has achieved a stack of finishers medals over the years. If you require a more personalised approach to suit your routine, then get in touch too, and set up a time to meet the coach and set your program. All programs are presented through Training Peaks, and you will always have your program 2 weeks ahead to plan your […]

IRONMAN 2016 DONE!!!

It was an incredible day of endurance in PE this past weekend as our Embark athletes battled out hot weather at this years IRONMAN. From the early 7am start right through to the fireworks at midnight it was an enthralling day of painful tears and happy tears! We had a 100% completion rate, every single athlete getting a medal! So the long weekends, the early mornings and late evenings all paid off in the end. […]

We’re off to IRONMAN South Africa…

Lots and lots and lots of time, sweat, some tears, and preparation has gone into the last 3 months getting the IRONMAN athletes ready for the big day on the 10th April. Our athletes benefitting from having 2 Certified Ironman Coaches (STeve Attwell and Jono Rumbelow). Ironman is the final race for the season for most of the triathletes, following on from IRONMAN 703 Buffalo City, and the summer season of triathlon. (All programs are […]

The Embark athletes count down to Ironman South Africa…

On Sunday 29th March, the Embark Ironman athletes will be put to the ultimate endurance test! 3.8km swim, 180kms bike, 42.2km run. This is ironman South Africa 2015. Best of luck to all our athletes. We are confident that our athletes will return home with the medal, as they have been following a strict routine of endurance based ironman training. We have a large number competing, and these athletes have been spread across the various […]

Ironman SA 2015 Coached Group Training

If you are planning on doing Ironman SA in 2015, then the good news is that Embark is offering coached group training for the event. We will be running the coached group training programs for the Atlantic Seaboard, the Northern Suburbs, Blouberg and Somerset West. We had a successful group this year, with all 56 athletes finishing out of 57.  Its 10 weeks of focused hard graft! The Ironman SA is in April 2015. Embark begins […]

Ironman South Africa done and DUSTED!!…

After 9 additional weeks post 70.3 Half Ironman, the Embark athletes can finally say ‘they are IRONMEN’!! It was a tough 9 weeks of additional training, but we had a fantastic group in both town and N Suburbs. There was just under 50 athletes from Embark chasing that glorious 10th edition medal for Ironman South Africa. And we had a 95% success rate! It really was a fantastic day out there. But Ironman is not […]

Embark Triathletes all compete at Warm Water Weekend

This weekend all the Embark triathlete groups competed at the Aca Joe Warm Water Weekend. The beginner triathletes did their first triathlon competing at the Saturday event, which was the staged triathlon. (1km swim, 20km road bike, 5km run). The Embark triathletes training for the ITU WTS triathlon also competed in the staged tri on the Saturday. The Embark Ironman athletes did all three days, Friday being a standard distance tri, Saturday was a 3km/70km/13km, and Sunday being a 3km […]

Train for Ironman SA 2014 with Embark’s group coaching…

If you are planning on doing Ironman SA in 2014, then the good news is that Embark is offering coached group training for the event. We will be running the group training programs for the Atlantic Seaboard and for the Northern Suburbs. The Ironman SA is in April 2014. Embark begins its 70.3 half ironman SA training in August this year. We are going to focus on 70.3 training for the first 6 months, and after the […]