Are you a newbie to running or trying to get back after the long winter break? We are here to make the first steps easy and get you to run a 5km in only 6 weeks. To keep your confidence and motivation high and injury risk low, it’s best to have a supportive training programme.

Join our exciting CMIYC 5km Training Programme and start your running journey with us.  This programme is aimed for total newbies or runners, who haven’t hit the pavement since summer. If you can walk, you are ready to start!

Our CMIYC 5km Training Programme is perfect to get you off the couch and across the finish line in 6 weeks. Our inspiring Leaders will motivate you, to finish your first (or fastest!) 5km CMIYC Fun Run with a bang, even if you have never (ever!) run before!

Run Your First (or Fastest!) 5km with us in 6 Weeks

Start your 5km Training Programme with us on Saturday, 9th September 2017 to achieve your personal running goal and meet like-minded ladies along your journey.

Start: Saturday, 9th September 2017
Duration: 6 weeks
Goal: CMIYC Fun Run, 21st October 2017
Costs: R 1490

Early Bird Special R 990- Sign Up Here!

Weekly CMIYC Group runs will be scheduled daily in advanced for the 6 weeks program. You will be able to choose between morning and evening runs. This 5km training programme incorporates a mix of running, walking and resting. We recommend to join at least two CMIYC Group Runs a week to reach your goal and stay motivated.

The programme is tailored for different paces.

Group 1: Couch to 5km programme for ladies, who want to accomplish their first 5km. – If you can walk, you are ready to start!
Group 2: Run Your Fastest 5km Run programme for ladies, who want to achieve their personal PB for a 5km run. This is for ladies, who are able to run / walk for 20min.

Weekly training sessions are hosted by our CMIYC Leader in the following suburbs in your city:

Johannesburg: Sunninghill, Birdhaven, Randburg, Roodeport, Edenvale, Soweto, Florida, JHB South

Cape Town: Sea Point, Camps Bay, Rondebosch, Bellville, Parow, Muizenberg

Our leaders will offer morning runs (between 5am – 6am)  and afternoon runs (between 5-6pm).

CMIYC 5km Training Programme includes

Early Bird Special R 990- Sign Up Here!

Early Bird Special is only valid until 14th August. Ticket price of R 1490 apply from the 15th August.

  • Exclusive ASICS Running T-Shirt branded with CMIYC Logo (valued R 500)
  • Meet & Greet with all CMIYC Leaders and participants
  • 6-Weeks Training Programme developed by our running coach Lindy Emsley
  • Join weekly training sessions all over your city
  • From women for women! Train in an only women environment and be inspired by all the girl power.
  • Get access to your personal nutritionist
  • CMIYC Starter Pack, including amazing goodies worth R 250
  • Get a free Complete Guide to Running Women by Runner’s World
  • We keep you updated and motivated until the big finish
  • CMIYC Fun Run &  an awesome reward for your great effort in finishing your first (or fastest!) 5km

CMIYC’s exclusive 6 weeks Training Programme coached by our Leaders will ensure that you will have a great experience while pushing your personal goals.

Each step takes you closer to your goal. Come and join us, and let us run the world girls! 

17 Comments. Leave new

  • I see that there are only jhb details… what about durban?

  • Do you have start up programme in Cape town? Thanks

  • Hello, my friend and I would love to sign up. What time would it be on Saturdays? We just want to know that we’d be able to make all the runs.

    • Hi love, please confirm your area so we can send you the weekly training schedules via email. Hope you can join us 🙂

      • Hi can you tell me what time the muizenberg training times will be? Havent signed up for it yet but I’m seriously considering it

  • How many days per week will be the training

    • Hi love, please confirm your area with us, so we can give you more information about the schedule. We will have 2 training days per area, but each area has their own times and weekdays.

  • Hi. Can you please confirm the Rondebosch 5km training program schedule?

    • Hi love, the trainings times in Rondebosch will be Wednesday, 6am and Thursdays 6pm. Hope to see you there!

  • Hello, will there be specific group runs for this? I’m in Gardens, CT.

  • Carmen Robinson
    September 5, 2017 9:58 am

    Mornings…i’m interested in signing up for the 5km training programme but needs to know the training days and times for the southern suburbs (muizenberg) please.

  • Hi Admin I saw the add too late for start up today Sea Point . Can you mail me schedule and information on GreenPoint? How do we register?

  • Sharon Cloete
    June 10, 2018 12:25 pm

    I am wanting to start running but I am 50 years old, to keep fit and monitor my health and fitness. Where & how do I start?

    I’m in Cape Town

    NB: Keeping in mind that I’ve never ran before.


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