Programs & Camps

Selection Criteria

Rising stars – criteria

  • South African Citizen (except for SADC countries)
  • Ages  between 18-25 (we will evaluate younger athletes)
  • Attained  certain times over distances ranging from 800m – marathon – ultra marathon

Existing talent will be identified by;

  • A comprehensive evaluation of existing times from 800m – ultra marathons
  • Collaboration with existing leading clubs
  • New talent will be identified through “talent discovery runs” which will be driven through ENDUROCAD’s “SA CAN RUN” initiative.
  •  Top athletes will then be selected to attend on-going skills training assessment camps from here they will be placed into the different levels within ENDUROCAD’s divisions.
  • Achievement of at least an IAAF Bronze Standard 

IAAF Gold Level Criteria

  • Marathon: Men: 2:09:30 and Women: 2:28:00
  • Half Marathon: Men: 1:01:00 and Women: 1:10:45
  • 10km: Men: 28:00 and Women: 32:00
  • 10,000m: 27:45.00 for men and 31:45.00 for women
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    5KM Road Race: 13:30 for men and 15:00 for women

  • Top 25 finishers in the marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

  • Top 25 finishers in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships London 2017

  • Top 10 finishers in the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017

  • Top 10 finishers in the 5,000m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017

  • Top 25 finishers at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

  • Top 25 finishers at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018

  • Top 25 finishers in the senior races at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

  • Winners of any IAAF Gold or Silver Label road race on or after 01.01.2016

  • Top 3 finishers at any marathon and half marathon valid as Area Championships held on or after 01.01.2016

     

IAAF Silver Level Criteria

  • Marathon: Men: 2:11:45 and Women: 2:32:00
  • Half Marathon: Men: 1:02:00 and Women: 1:12:00
  • 10km: Men: 29:00 and Women: 33:00

IAAF Bronze Level Criteria

  • Marathon: Men: 2:13:45 and Women: 2:36:30
  • Half Marathon: Men: 1:03:30 and Women: 1:14:00
  • 10km: Men: 30:00 and Women: 35:30
  • 10,000m: 29:30 for men and 34:45 for women
  • 5km: Men: 14:00 and Women: 15:45

If you feel that you have talent and would like to apply for selection.

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First of its kind on the continent, The SA Endurance Academy aims to become the most proficient distance running and endurance sports academy in Africa.  Together with its partners, Stellenbosch University (SU), the Stellenbosch Sports Academy (SSA) and the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), the SA Endurance Academy offers a complete suite of services to support and professional manage world class distance runners.

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