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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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January 29, 2015 Breathing and running are inherently linked. Without oxygen we can not run and the better the air supply the more easily we run. I am often asked about the correct breathing rate, and whether it should be through the nose or mouth or both. There are books who recommend that you breath in for so many strides and breath out over the next two or four strides. Really? This sounds far to complicated…
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January 28, 2015 The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) will be presenting the Old Mutual Comrades Women Seminars in five major cities between January and March 2015, starting in the Mother City this weekend. The seminars are aimed at providing technical as well as professional support to the ladies participating in this year’s Ultimate Human Race and those hoping to do so in the near future. A panel of professionals will be on hand to…
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January 27, 2015 The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is continuing with its roadshow programme this week. The CMA Marketing Team will be presenting its innovative running workshops in Pretoria and Polokwane. The roadshow has grown in popularity and is being hosted at various running clubs nationwide up until March to prepare runners for the 90th Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 31 May 2015. The roadshow has become an important part of the Comrades Marathon marketing strategy…
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January 22, 2015 Good news for runners who failed to secure an entry into the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, is that substitution entries will open at 10h00 on Friday, 23 January 2015. The substitution entry process provides runners who can no longer participate, the opportunity to “hand over” their entry to another runner. This is an especially valuable tool for those runners who missed out on entering but still hope to make it…
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