Guidance and training to beginners and runners of all ages and abilities. Beginners need no experience, only a desire to achieve a running goal. Experienced runners who need variety or are looking to train smarter are also welcome.

Mail quintusvr@gmail.com to sign up with one of our groups.

Basic training is in and around Jack Muller Park, Boston or via WhatsApp. The advanced runners get to traverse Tygerberg.

Most runners eventually become members of the Bellville Athletic Club (Road, Cross Country and Trail Division). Members of the club train for R400 for 3 months (per school term).

You are welcome to try out the training before you decide to join.

Certificates are awarded to runners who complete the majority of the training and manage the following times:

Beginners:
5 km – sub 1 hour 30 minutes
10 km – sub-two hours

Intermediate:
Half Marathon – sub 3 hours

Advanced:
Marathon – sub 5 hours
Ultramarathon – within the given period provided by the race organisers

Pricing

Level Per Month Programme Description
Beginners R400 for three months, paid in advance Beginners sign up as members of Die Skilpad Bende (The Tortoise Gang). They train as a group, three times per week. The goals are 5 km and 10 km races. Anyone is welcome.
Intermediate R600 for three months, paid in advance Prerequisite: must be able to run 10 km in less than 1 hour and 45 minutes. This group trains for a 15 km or Half Marathon.
Advanced R600 for three months, paid in advance Prerequisite: must be able to run a Half Marathon in less than 2 hours and 25 minutes. This group trains for a Marathon or Ultra Marathon.

Fees are per 3 (three) months (a school term) or part thereof.

Mail quintusvr@gmail.com to sign up with one of our groups.

Personal training is available outside group hours at R660 per month.