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, […]

Jozi North up and running and tri’ing…

If you are living in Jozi North and want to be part of the Embark coached group training, then get in contact now. With both a beginners program and a 70.3 Durban program, there is something for your level. We train as a group 3 times a week, and follow a prescribed program for the rest of the individual sessions. The program is aimed towards completing your first triathlon, or completing the 70.3 Durban in […]

Investec Asset Management take on the Slave Route Challenge…

The Investec Asset Management team in the Cape Town office have taken on the challenge of preparing for the historic and cultural Slave Route Challenge. It forms  part of their corporate wellness program IAMACTIVE, and Embark is facilitating a 12 week coached group program coached by our Embark coaches and physio to get all the staff to the finish line on the 14th May. The Slave Route Challenge event is more than a run (or […]

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 […]

Southern Suburbs Moms2tri group starting…

Starting Tuesday 14 March, we kick off with the first session of our new moms2tri southern suburbs group training. Our program is designed to get our full time moms into multisport at a more do-able hour of the day, that is the morning, after the school run. We will swim at the Pinelands High School pool at 9-10am on Tuesday, run on a Wednesday 9-10am from Constantia Virgin Active, and ride on Thursday 9am-10am from […]

Knysna half and full marathon group training starts 25 April…

The Knysna Marathon is notably the most beautifully scenic marathon, with a vast section of undulating off road terrain, steep downhill’s and a hard flat final piece. It is definitely not the easiest marathon you can choose to run. Embark has set up a 12 week program that combines all the necessary training so that you can feel confident going into the race. The Half Marathon is a FAST, downhill 21.1km race and definitely one […]

What’s currently going on…

There is a lot of group training currently going on at the various branches of Embark. This combines both running and triathlon training. You can join in on the groups when ever you please, click here to get in contact with us. If you would like a more personalised program for an event, we have exclusive coaches for this too. Here are the current coach group training programs at the various branches: Atlantic sea board […]

Beginners conquer their 1st triathlon…

After 13 weeks of the beginners triathlon program, our beginners took on their first triathlon! This was the Discovery Cape Town Triathlon last weekend. It was a 500m swim, a 20km road bike and a 5km road run. It was an amazing journey and experience for the ‘ordinary’ people, and we say ordinary as they definitely would not refer to themselves as triathletes when they began.  But, they buckled down and got into the weekly […]

IRONMAN 70.3 Buffalo City done and dusted…

So our 6 month IRONMAN 70.3 Buffalo City journey has come to an end! And what a 6 months it has been. Besides the medal of one of the hardest 70.3 courses in the world, all the Embark athletes now have new found confidence in themselves, being able to set new bigger goals and tackle the, what they thought would be impossible, events! Through learning about triathlon in a group environment, the athletes forger new […]