Trail Runs & Marathons Geared to all Fitness Levels

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BODYTEC® offers both amateur and professional athletes the opportunity to build strength for endurance events like marathons and trail runs with just 20 minutes of training a week.

 The BODYTEC® EMS device is able to stimulate multiple muscle groups simultaneously, allowing for a repeated activation of the whole body. Under the guidance of a personal trainer, specific muscle groups can be individually targeted according to your goals and needs. 

With that said, we've handpicked some exciting races, trail runs, and marathons coming up soon (for all fitness levels) to put on your to-do list...

2019 running races: 

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 2019

Date: 19 & 20 April in Cape Town.

Find all the info you need here. 

 
 
 
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The South Coast Ultra Marathon 2019

Date: 28 April in Kwazulu-Natal.

Runners can choose to run the 10km, 21km or 48km Marathon.

More info here. 

Boksburg Athletics Club and Colgate: Road Race 2019

Date: 5 May in Gauteng.

32km,15km or 6km fun run.

Find more info here

The Icon’s Journey Marathon in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Museum & O.R. Tambo District Municipality

Date: 13-14 June in Eastern Cape.

7, 12, 35 or 100km marathon.

The Icon's Journey Marathon

(Credit: https://www.facebook.com/TheIconsJourney)

More info here.

A study of runners preparing for a marathon found that regular training improved people’s goal-setting, organisational skills and discipline in the workplace and outside it. 

 

SOX Trail Run

Date: 9 - 11 August in SANParks Ebb & Flow Rest Camp, Wilderness, Western Cape.

Known as the most diverse 3-day trail run in South Africa. More info here

 

 
 
 
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Trail running provides better strength training for the legs compared to road running. Trail running also challenges coordination, agility and balance more so than running on roads, especially if you're running on technical trails full of rocks, roots and uneven terrain.

 

P.S. If you’re considering getting into running in general, but don’t think you can cut it, read our blog post here, to get your mindset right! We'll continue updating you on any more interesting and exciting trail runs and marathons we come across. 

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