#Lockdown Breakout

10 km Challenge

Free 10 Week Program with dedicated coaching support

Free 10 Week Program

Kick the Corona Blues and follow our FREE 10 Week Program and challenge yourself to a faster 10 km!

Stay Fit & Healthy

Get your running mojo back and challenge yourself to our 10 km challenge! Use this opportunity to improve your speed which in turn will benefit your longer races.

Win Prizes

Win great running and training prizes from for all your efforts!

Challenge Accepted!!

What Can You Expect?

  • FREE 10 Week Training Program
  • Choose from Sub 60min, Sub 50min and Sub 40min programs
  • Includes interval, tempo and hill sessions
  • All sessions have individual pace guidelines
  • Follow the program instructions
  • Automatically upload your training stats
  • WIN great running and training prizes PRIZES

Lockdown 10km Challenge

Results driven athlete looking for the complete training solution


  • FREE 10 Week program
  • Structured speed & tempo sessions
  • Periodized program
  • Heart rate & pace zones
  • Access to training app
  • Coaching feedback
  • Access to training resources

Standard Package

Perfect for recreational athlete looking to improve their running!

R650 pm

  • Personal training program
  • Persiodization & goal setting
  • Access to training app
  • Structured speed & tempo sessions
  • Heart rate & pace zones
  • Access to group training
  • Coaching feedback
  • Access to training resources

Win Great Prizes

Win great training and running prizes

FFA Team

Fitness From Africa was started by Marcel and has been assisting recreational and professional runners for over 20 years. Our runners cover distances from school sprint up to Comrade elite runners. In 2008 FFA had its first introduction to trail running and now has a strong following of both road and trail runners

Marcel Viljoen

Running Coach & Exercise Specialist

Marcel  is the founder of Fitness From Africa with over 25 years of coaching experience with success stories from 100m to the Comrades marathon! He has a best time for 10 km of 31min and completed nearly 40 standard marathons. He is also an authorised IAAF athlete representative.

Brendan McBirnie

B.Sc (hons) Sport Science

Brendan started his running career in Primary School as a cross country and track runner. In high school he was coached by Marcel before studying sport science at varsity. He went on to racing 10 km and 21 km with a 36min 10 km time before turning his attention to trail and stage races.