Athlete to Triathlete in 6 months

Athlete to Triathlete in 6 months

Jolinda Kemp, a young working mother had a goal to complete a triathlon, which lead her to having a bigger goal of completing an IRONMAN 70.3. We asked Jolinda to share her journey.  A couple of years ago I was swept out to sea during a snorkelling expedition in Mozambique. I learnt two t...

IRONMAN 70.3 Durban Training Starts January 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 Durban Training Starts January 2019

The Training: Starts January 2019 (Ironman 70.3 Durban coached group training) The Locations: Cape Town, Northern Suburbs, Blouberg, Southern Suburbs, Somerset West, Jozi North, Upington, Nelspruit and East London The Race: Sunday 2 June 2019 (1.9km sea swim/90.1km bik...

Coached Two Oceans Marathon Program Starts 22 Jan

Coached Two Oceans Marathon Program Starts 22 Jan

Coached group training has proven to be the spring board for great improvement, better results and a more enjoyable race day! On the 22nd January 2019, we begin our coached group training for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon which takes place on the 20 April 2019.  Embark will be f...

IRONMAN 70.3 Dun Laoghaire 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 Dun Laoghaire 2019

Join us from 22nd-26th August 2019, as we head off on our annual international tour. This time to IRELAND, to Dún Laoghaire. An idyllic sailing location and is famous for its fresh seafood and dramatic sunsets. An ideal triathlon destination, only 30 minutes from Dublin city centre and w...

Embark went off-road for the Cape Cross Triathlon

Embark went off-road for the Cape Cross Triathlon

The Cape Cross Triathlon this weekend was definitely one for the books and WILL be an addition to our yearly racing schedule from now on. The Embark off road team started training for the 3 day stage race in June. Coach Michael Reddington and the athletes explored trails and mtb tracks around ...

Freshpack Fitness Festival Triathlon Survival Guide

Freshpack Fitness Festival Triathlon Survival Guide

The Freshpak Fitness Festival takes place this weekend, last weekend of September. It’s the traditional ‘official’ kick off to the Cape Town triathlon season. Every year Clan William is overtaken by carbon wielding, lycra worshipping triathletes who come to the town for th...

IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships

IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships

On the 1st and 2nd September, Port Elizabeth hosted the Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Champs in Nelson Mandela Bay. We had 18 athletes competing at these world champs under the guidance of our internationally experienced coach, Mike Reddington. Our athletes qualified for worlds during the 2017/2018...

Embark Triathlon Orientation Evenings

Embark Triathlon Orientation Evenings

The summer TRIATHLON season is around the corner! What better way to prepare for it than with a group of likeminded people training towards a similar goal. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced triathlete, Embark has an option for you. A combination of coached group training, g...

Embark Winter Programs

Embark Winter Programs

Winter is the time to train for Summer! The Winter season is upon us, but we have many ways to keep you motivated and get you up and outa bed! We currently have newbies training to attempt their first triathlon in September and we have slightly more intermediate athletes prepping for the MiWay...

Embark Dominates at the CTTA Duathlon Championships

Embark Dominates at the CTTA Duathlon Championships

Congratulations to all our athletes that competed in this past weekend CTTA WP Duathlon. Here are our power results: Brett Grower- 2nd in his age group Carl May- 1st in his age group Gavin Cillers- 3rd in his age group Genine Manchip- 2nd women over all and first in her age group Kate Campbell...

Embark IRONMAN VIRGINS conquer 70.3 Durban

Embark IRONMAN VIRGINS conquer 70.3 Durban

Congratulations to all our athletes who completed and competed in Sundays IRONMAN 70.3 Durban race. It was a great day out for the #rednblackarmy and seeing so many of them crossing the line for the first time was amazing! We would like to make a huge noise to all our 39 IRONMAN VIRG...

Becoming A Triathlete Is Possible !

Becoming A Triathlete Is Possible !

Meet Christelle van der Watt, she joined embark as a runner and is on her way to completing her first IRONMAN 70.3 Before I joined Embark i had run 5 half marathons, i set my own program and trained by myself which was always a challenge.  I noticed people on the Sea Point promenade runni...