More Core sessions

This last weekend was another two days of core workouts in my preparation for Enduroman SA. Saturday I met Geddan Ruddock of Franschoek Cycles, Ed from Atlantic Triathlon Club and new twitter friends for part two of the bike course. The 3km climb was sobering and set the tone for what is going to beContinue reading “More Core sessions”

Silverman Triathlon

One of the best kept secrets around. I completed the Silverman Triathlon on Saturday. No entry fees, no marshals, no prize money, friendly photographers at every corner. Just getting out there and doing it and enjoying. The standard route to follow: Swim two loops of the Silvermine Dam (1400m +) , walk back to yourContinue reading “Silverman Triathlon”

Top Ten Table Mountain Trail Routes: #2 Arboretum, Silvermine Loop

This is the second installment to document my Top Trail routes on Table Mountain. The first is┬áhere. Overview: Super steep but (only just) runnable ascent to the fantastic loop around the Silvermine Dam. The route starts in forest plantation and takes you into the fynbos higher up. Distance: 13 km (1h45 to 3h) Total Ascent:Continue reading “Top Ten Table Mountain Trail Routes: #2 Arboretum, Silvermine Loop”

The Camel – Enduroman training

What on earth is Enduroman you ask? Check out the site here. Basically this is a new off road triathlon to be held in Franschoek. In my opinion the distances involved put it in the league of Ironman. Enduroman┬átakes us on a journey of a 2,5 km swim in the Breede River Dam, 90 kmContinue reading “The Camel – Enduroman training”