Speedo welcomed as the technical swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile


Speedo SA has been appointed as the swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile, organizers, Stillwater Sports, announced this week.

“The aim of the Sanlam Cape Mile is to create a special, well-organized, safe mass swim that is ideal for the whole family”, says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The credibility and support of Speedo will assist tremendously in achieving this goal. Together with Speedo we look forward to building on the event year on year and believe that it will become a prominent fixture on the Cape sporting calendar”.

“We believe that the Sanlam Cape Mile has the potential to grow into one of SA’s premier open water swims,” says Stuart Hopwood, Speedo SA Brand President. “The Sanlam Cape Mile offers the whole family the opportunity to participate in a fun swimming event while attracting some of the country’s top swimmers in what promises to be a thrilling race. We are hoping to offer swimmers and their families a thoroughly professional and enjoyable experience in and out the water, while inspiring and encouraging more people to choose swimming as their sport of choice and as a means to get fit. In this regard we’ve launched a global campaign called #GetSpeedoFit.


An exciting and innovative open water swim, entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile and a refreshing 500m swim.

Date: Saturday, 14 February 2015
Venue:   Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape)
Entry Fee:   1 mile / R150.00
  500m / R50.00
Pre Entries Open: Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

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

For more information on Speedo please contact 021 785 3683, visit www.speedo.co.za or email sales@speedo.co.za. 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


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.

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