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Excitement builds for 5th annual Sanlam Cape Mile

Sanlam Cape Mile photo by Tobias Ginsberg

The 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments will return to the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   The Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.   The first 2 000 swimmers(entered and paid) will receive ...

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Entries Open for Sanlam Cape Mile 2019

Sanlam Cape Mile

Entries are open for the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments that will take place at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   The Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.   “We are ...

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Ho, Weber swim to victory at 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile

Chad Ho

Chad Ho (Morningside, Durban) and Michelle Weber (Franschhoek) had the crowds on their feet at 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.   “I had a very good race,” says Ho. “The start was nice and comfortable. I decided to make my move at ...

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Ho ready for title defense at Sanlam Cape Mile

Considered one of the fastest professional open water swimmers in the world, Chad Ho is hoping for a successful title defense on Sunday, 18 February 2018 when he takes on the 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw).  Seen here:  Chad Ho claims gold at the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Considered one of the fastest professional open water swimmers in the world, Chad Ho is hoping for a successful title defense on Sunday, 18 February 2018 when he takes on the 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw).   Ho’s 3rd attempt at the Sanlam Cape Mile saw him ...

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XTERRA Warriors set to hone their skills at Sanlam Cape Mile

XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.  XTERRA Warriors to look out for on the day will include XTERRA World Champions, Bradley Weiss (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) as well as Michael Lord and Hayley Preen to mention just a few.  Seen here:  XTERRA World Champion, Flora Duffy in action in Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.   XTERRA Warriors to look out for on the day will include XTERRA World Champions, Bradley ...

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Swim for Multiple Sclerosis at Sanlam Cape Mile

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments has attracted the attention of a group of swimmers who will participate in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).  Seen here:  Swimmers crossing the finish line at the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments has attracted the attention of a group of swimmers who will participate in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).   Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 2011 at the age of 31, Claudia Dieckmann ...

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Sanlam Cape Mile entries open

Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Celebrating its 4th anniversary in 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile will return to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 18 February 2018.  Entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.  Seen here:  Swimmers at the start of the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments. Celebrating its 4th anniversary in 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile will return to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 18 February 2018. Entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a ...

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Phoenix Swimming Club flourishes at Sanlam Cape Mile

The organizers of the Western Cape’s premier open water swim together with Speedo proudly welcomed thirty-two members of the Phoenix Open Water Swimming Club to the 3rd annual Sanlam Cape Mile on Sunday, 19 February 2017.
 
Seen here:  (far left) Deidre Scodeller, Brand President Speedo South Africa, (far right) Joyce Blows, Phoenix Open Water Swimming Club with all the members of the Phoenix Open Water Swimming Club that took part in the Sanlam Cape Mile on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The organizers of the Western Cape’s premier open water swim together with Speedo proudly welcomed thirty-two members of the Phoenix Open Water Swimming Club to the 3rd annual Sanlam Cape Mile on Sunday, 19 February 2017. “Speedo has a longstanding relationship with the Phoenix Open Water Swimming Club,” says Deidre Scodeller, Brand President Speedo South Africa. “We strive to assist ...

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Ho, Twichell shine at Sanlam Cape Mile

Chad Ho (Durban) and Ashley Twichell (United States) had the crowd on their feet at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 19 February 2017 at the third annual Sanlam Cape Mile.  Seen here:  Chad Ho claims gold on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Chad Ho (Durban) and Ashley Twichell (United States) had the crowd on their feet at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 19 February 2017 at the third annual Sanlam Cape Mile. The Elite men’s race once again came down to a nail biting sprint finish, this time between Durbanite Chad Ho and Chip Peterson of the United ...

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Weber ready to fend off an international onslaught at the Sanlam Cape Mile

Reigning Sanlam Cape Mile women’s champion, Michelle Weber will face strong competition from Ashley Wall of the United States on Sunday, 19 February 2017 when they take on the Western Cape’s premier open water swim at the majestic Grabouw Country Club.
 
Photograph of Ashley Wall courtesy of Sunny Oelling.

Western Cape – Reigning Sanlam Cape Mile women’s champion, Michelle Weber will face strong competition from Ashley Wall of the United States on Sunday, 19 February 2017 when they take on the Western Cape’s premier open water swim at the majestic Grabouw Country Club. “The Sanlam Cape Mile is one of my favorite open water events,” says Weber. “It’s spectacular ...

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