70.3 Half Ironman

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 […]

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 […]

IRONMAN 70.3 Durban training 10 Jan 2017…

The Training: Starts 10 Jan 2017 (Ironman 70.3 Durban coached group training) The Cost: R699 per month (excludes race entrance fee) The Locations: Cape Town, Northern Suburbs, Blouberg, Southern Suburbs The Race: Sunday 18th June 2017 (1.9km sea swim/90km bike/21.1km run) If you are considering entering IRONMAN 70.3 Durban, or have already done so, then now’s the time to start think about training for it. If you are currently swimming 400m nonstop, riding 40kms on the road and running 5-8kms, then you […]

IRONMAN 70.3 Cascais Portugal 2017 tour…

Looking to do an international 70.3 Half IRONMAN? After a very successful tour to 70.3 Croatia, Pula in 2016, we have decided to head to Portugal to do their race on Sunday 3 September. The tour will be from 31 Aug – 4 Sept 2017. The tour includes accommodation in a 4 Star hotel in Cascais, breakfast included daily, your race entry, Embark/ATC co branded touring kit. Please see flyer below for more details or […]

Our Freshpak Fitness Festival survival guide…2016

The Freshpak Fitness Festival takes place on the first weekend of October every year and is the official kick off to the Cape Town triathlon season. Every October the town is overtaken by carbon wielding, lycra worshipping triathletes who come to the town for the best after party around, as well as a little swim and triathlon too. The red and black army known as Embark have decided to come up with a race guide of […]

IRONMAN 70.3 East London training starts August…

Group Training: Starts 3rd August 2016 (Ironman 70.3 East London coached group training) The Cost: R675 per month (excludes race entrance fee) The Locations: Cape Town, Northern Suburbs, Southern Suburbs, Blouberg, Somerset West, Johannesburg (Jozi North) The Race: Sunday 29th Jan 2017 (1.9km sea swim/90km bike/21.1km run) If you are considering entering Ironman 70.3 East London in January 2017, or have already done so, then now’s the time to start think about training for it. […]

Train through winter for these 2 half ironman distance races…

There is no reason to loose motivation over autumn and winter, as in September there are two great ultra-distance triathlons to train for. The first one is our international tour to Croatia, to do the Ironman 70.3 Pula half ironman on the 18th September (Pula Info) . If you are not up for the travelling then wait a week and do the MiWay Cape Ultra Triathlon (http://midlandsultra.com)  on the 25th September. Both races are 1.9km swim, […]

Our international tour to Croatia, Pula IRONMAN 70.3…

After a successful tour to Mauritius last year for the Lux Mauritius Marathon, this year we are going to Croatia for the Pula IRONMAN 70.3. The Package: The prices of the package includes: • return flights from CPT • airport transfers in Croatia • accommodation in Pula from 15 September – 27 September with breakfast • accommodation in Zagreb for 28 September • 1 day boat group excursion (Tues 20th) • IM 70.3 individual race […]

Ironman70.3 Durban DONE…

For an inaugural event, this one was top class! Ironman 70.3 Durban was a fantastic day for all the Embark athletes. Blazing winter sun welcomed us into the Indian Ocean for the start of the race, followed by ice smooth road surface with long flat straights on the bike. The crowds came out in masses and sketched out the entire 2 loop run course, cheering and supporting all the triathletes. It was amazing to see […]