Training Advice

Marathon & Half Marathon Training

Download an MS Excel spreadsheet with some useful training schedules for the 42.2km and 21.1km events.

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10km Training

Download an MS Excel spreadsheet with some useful training schedules for the 10km event.

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Training Tips

Pacing Charts

by John Hall | February 17, 2017 | Training Advice
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Swings in the Maritzburg City Marathon running playground

by John Hall | February 7, 2017 | Training Advice
Most runners have experienced the ebb and flow of a swing at school, in a playground or simply on a rope hung from a tree. The simple to and fro ...
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Planning

by John Hall | January 24, 2017 | Training Advice
With four weeks to the 2017 Witness Maritzburg Marathon you should be clear as to your goal, and now in the midst of your peak training period you should be ...
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Removing myths about buying shoes.

by John Hall | December 28, 2016 | Training Advice
Christmas, the time of giving (and receiving), has come and gone, and no doubt some / many runners have received money/ vouchers etc for sports shops or shoes. Even if ...
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Run the reindeer ragged

by John Hall | December 28, 2016 | Training Advice
As Christmas, and the break most of us take at this time, come steaming inexorably towards us, we may become overpowered by consumerism. The little fat man in the red ...
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Tip No 2 – December Decisions

by Norrie Williamson | December 13, 2016 | Training Advice
December marks three months to the Witness Medihelp Maritzburg City Marathon, powered by Clover and Khayelihle on 26 February, 2017, and also the time to determine what your strategy is ...
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Tip No 01 – Set a Goal

by Norrie Williamson | December 13, 2016 | Training Advice
In June 1985 it was my good fortune to be overseas with Bruce Fordyce and Tim Noakes. We were the support team for the second Leppin South Africa London to ...
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