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Training Programmes

The Old Mutual Virtual Coach has developed a series of training programmes designed to help you ‘do great things’ with your running goals. Follow the daily plans to help you train and prepare for your next race. Simply select your race and the time you hope to finish in and you’ll be presented with a day-by-day training programme.

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December 08, 2016 Dear Wild Series Trail Runners, 2016 has been a great year for the Old Mutual Wild Series with record entries into Mont Aux Sources and Golden Gate that both included a large percentage of novices. It also saw the introduction of the Grand Slam, a challenge that involved running all of the Old Mutual Wild Series trail events in one calendar year. We can proudly say that 11 people started and finished this enormous challenge. With 2017 just…
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December 05, 2016 Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2017 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period (1 September – 30 November 2016) now have an opportunity to still be part of the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon through the official 2017 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the Substitution Process will run for one month between mid-March and mid-April next year. The Substitution Rule…
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December 02, 2016 As entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon continue to get processed, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced the entry breakdown for next year’s race. The entry process officially closed three days ago, due to the cap of 20,000 being reached a day earlier than planned. CMA Race Director, Rowyn James confirmed that runners from over 70 countries have entered the 92nd Comrades Marathon. South African entries make up 91% of the…
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November 29, 2016 Entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon have officially closed. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the entry cap of 20,000 was reached a short while ago, necessitating the closure of the entry process. Next year’s ‘up-run’ will be run on Sunday, 4 June 2017. The 92nd edition of the iconic ultra-marathon is expected to once again boost the KwaZulu-Natal economy by a whopping 600-million rand. CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher…
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