BMT and Sanlam Cape Mile host a talk about open water swimming

The inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile debuts at the Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Saturday, 14 February 2015.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile debuts at the Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Saturday, 14 February 2015. PHOTO CREDIT: Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

BMT Stellenbosch together with the organizers of the exciting Sanlam Cape Mile will be hosting an exciting evening dedicated to the sport of open water swimming on Thursday, 22 January 2015.

Both seasoned swimmers and newcomers to the sport will benefit from the evening’s line up which will include discussions with Olympic Swimmer Trudi Maree and top South African triathlete Vicky Van Der Merwe.

BMT / SANLAM Cape Mile Evening:

Date: Thursday, 22 January 2015
Venue: BMT Bike Shop, Black Horse Centre, Cnr Dorp Street and Market Street, Stellenbosch
Time: 19:00

The evening will be closed off with a lucky draw, compliments of event sponsors, Speedo and Spur.

EVENT INFORMATION:

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Saturday, 14 February 2015, the Sanlam Cape Mile is an exciting open water swim.

Date: Saturday, 14 February 2015
Venue:   Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape)
Entry Fee:   Mile (1.6km) / R150.00
  500m / R50.00

EXCITING NEWS:  XTERRA Warriors taking part in the Totalsports XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT the following weekend are invited to enter the Sanlam Cape Mile as a warm up to South Africa’s largest off road triathlon experience. The following entry fees will apply to all 2015 Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw entrants:

Entry Fee:   1 mile / R80.00
  500m / R50.00

Follow us on Twitter:  @CapeMile

Like our Facebook page: Cape Mile

Prize Purse Breakdown:  http://www.stillwatersports.com/news/prize-purse-breakdown/

The Sanlam Cape Mile is sanctioned by the Western Province Aquatics (WPA).

The swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile, Speedo SA aims to inspire people to swim and encourage them to choose swimming for fitness and as their sport of choice.

Visit www.speedo.co.za, follow Speedo SA on Facebook and @speedosa on Twitter and #GETSPEEDOFIT.  For additional information on the Sanlam Cape Mile please contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com

ABOUT THE SANLAM GROUP  

Sanlam is a leading financial services group listed on the JSE Limited and the Namibian stock exchange. Since its inception in 1918, Sanlam has transformed itself from a life insurance company to a fully diversified financial services business with assets of more than R560 billion and a global footprint. Areas of expertise include insurance, financial planning, retirement, investment and wealth, with comprehensive and tailored financial solutions to individual and institutional clients.

For further information, visit www.sanlam.co.za, like our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/sanlamgroup or follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/sanlam.