Comrades-Vital Health Foods Women’s Seminar in Pretoria
“It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you came from. The ability to triumph begins with you.” - Oprah Winfrey
It’s all about motivating female runners for peak performance in the 2013 Ultimate Human Race and the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is forging ahead with its innovative women’s seminars this weekend.
Following in the success of the Cape Town and Johannesburg seminars, the CMA is continuing its collaboration with Vital Health Foods, the market leader in the South African health foods industry, to present the Vital-Comrades Marathon Women’s Seminar in Pretoria on Saturday (16.2.2013).
Many female runners have long held the belief that competing in the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-road running event – the Comrades Marathon - was beyond their capability. Hence, the implementation of these seminars which aim to empower female participants with some vital information to prepare them for South Africa’s most grueling road-running challenge.
These women will be empowered with psychological and technical know-how that will help them fuel their drive for road-running and achieve their Comrades Marathon goal.
The panel will include the following professionals:
Sports Psychologist, Laken Folster from the High Performance Centre
Medical Doctor, Dr Phabo Cele-Zondi from the High Performance Centre
Comrades Marathon Coach, Lindsey Parry
Dietician & Vital Health Expert, Andrea Du Plessis
Being hosted in the month of February, the aim is to prepare those women who have entered the 2013 Comrades Marathon for the peak training months of March and April.
The Pretoria Seminar will be held on Saturday, 16 February 2013 from 09h00 -13h00 at the Arcadia Hotel and Conference Centre, 515 Proes Street, Pretoria.
Cost: R150 per person (Breakfast included)
Tickets are available online on the Computicket website www.computicket.co.za or at Computicket Outlets as well as Shoprite-Checkers Money Market
Seats are limited and bookings are essential.
All attendants can enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and receive a Vital goodie bag worth over R200.
A fun and interactive experience may be enjoyed with 2012 Comrades Marathon finisher and Radio Personality, Miss Phindi Gule and the Official Comrades Marathon Coach, Lindsey Parry who naturally imparts a wealth of information to runners, be they novices or veterans.
Parry says, ‘The Vital Women’s Seminar offers a unique opportunity for women to get access to a number of professionals who can assist with advice that is specific to females completing the Comrades Marathon. This exclusive casual setting allows the ladies full access to and attention from the expert panel assembled.’
For more information please contact the CMA offices on 033 897 8650 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Statement issued by the Comrades Marathon Association’s Media Officer, Delaine Cools on Tuesday, 12 February 2013