Radio personality set to smash the Sanlam Cape Mile in 2019

Seen here:  Jeremy Harris (right) with his nephew Tim Hartman at the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking to the Sanlam Cape Mile like a fish to water, well-known South African radio personality, Jeremy Harris will line up for the 4th consecutive year when he takes on the 5th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam on Sunday, 17 February 2019.

“Swimming is a full body, low impact exercise that keeps you fit, healthy and in good shape,” says Harris.  “Being an open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile allows you to break away from the norm and just enjoy nature and the outdoors.  The event is well organized.  With safety being of paramount importance, the Sanlam Cape Mile is a great family event.”

“I love the Eikenhof Dam,” continues Harris.  “The water is clean and the temperature is perfect making the mile swim easy to get through.  My goal is to improve on my previous times.  I’m not very fast, but speed is important to me.  I’m looking forward to catching up with good friends and fellow competitors.  There is a lot of chatter both in and out of the water.”

EVENT INFORMATIONSanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments 

The Western Cape’s premier open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.

Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019
Venue:  Eikenhof Dam (Elgin-Grabouw Country Club, Western Cape)
Events: 1 mile / 5x 1 mile / 500m individual / 500m team relay (4 members per team)
Categories & Entry Fees: 1x mile / R200.00

5x mile / R600.00

500m / R100.00

500m team relay (4 member team) / R400.00 (R100.00 per swimmer)

Start Times: 08:30 – 1 mile

Male and Female U/13
Male & Female 51-60years
Male & Female 60+ years

5x 1 mile – Charity Mile Swim

  09:151 mile

Male & Female 41-50 years

5x 1 mile – Charity Mile Swim

  10:00 – 1 mile

Male & Female 31-40years

5x 1 mile – Charity Mile Swim

  10:45 – 1 mile

Male & Female: Elite

5x 1 mile – Charity Mile Swim

  11:30 – 1 mile

Male & Female 14-30 years

5x 1 mile – Charity Mile Swim

  12:15 – 500m

Male & Female:  U/13

Male & Female:  Open

  12:45 500m:

Parents and Children

  13:25 – 4 x 500m Team Relay

The first 2 000 swimmers (entered and paid) will receive a technical event t-shirt, while all swimmers will receive a branded swimming mesh bag.

Twitter:  @CapeMile

Facebook page:  Cape Mile

Instagram:  @cape_mile

The Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments is the perfect warm-up swim for the largest XTERRA in the world, XTERRA Grabouw which will take place at the same venue the following weekend (Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 February 2019).

For more information or to enter the Sanlam Cape Mile please visit, contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045 or email 


Sanlam is a leading financial services group listed on the JSE Limited and the Namibian Stock Exchange. Established in 1918 as a life insurance company, the South Africa-based Sanlam Group has transformed into a diversified financial services business. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments and Santam  ̶  the Group provides comprehensive and tailored financial solutions to individual and institutional clients across all market segments.

The Group’s areas of expertise include insurance, financial planning, retirement, trusts, wills, short-term insurance, asset management, risk management and capital market activities, investment and wealth. The Group operates in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique, India, Malaysia and the United Kingdom and has business interests in the USA, Australia and the Philippines. It has a stake in leading global micro-insurance specialists, UK-based Micro-Ensure Holdings Limited, which has a footprint across Africa and India servicing more than 10 million enrolled clients.

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