On The Run

Keeping Fit While Raising Young Kids

Are you struggling to find ways of keeping fit while raising young kids? Do you find you don’t have the time? After a busy day, are you just too exhausted to work out? When you do exercise, do you feel guilty that you are neglecting your family? Many mothers have asked me how I manage… Continue reading Keeping Fit While Raising Young Kids

On The Run

Five Great Lessons From Soweto

I recently recapped my Soweto Half Marathon which took place in November last year. It was an awesome adventure. I had a solid training plan and although I got injured a week before the Big Day, I ran quite a solid race. However, it was only my second Half Marathon and in the last few… Continue reading Five Great Lessons From Soweto

Training

Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Week 6

I’m currently training for the Gabs 1/2 Marathon on the 10th March 2019. This will be my third Half but the first of the five Half Marathons I have planned this year. I have done this event twice before, in 2017 and in 2018, but both times I did 10 km. Week 6: Back on… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Week 6

Race Recap

Soweto Half Marathon, Race Recap (2018)

On the 4th of November 2018, I ran the Soweto Half Marathon in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having done the 10 km Race in 2017, this was actually my second Soweto race experience. However, given how tough10 km was, I knew that doing the Half would be a whole new and challenging experience in itself. I… Continue reading Soweto Half Marathon, Race Recap (2018)

Training

Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Weeks 4 – 5

I’m currently training for the Gabs 1/2 Marathon on the 10th March 2019. This will be my third Half but the first of the five Half Marathons I have planned this year. I have done this event twice before, in 2017 and in 2018, but both times I did 10 km. Week 4: Pushing Through… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Weeks 4 – 5

Food and Nutrition

Simple Quinoa Salad Ideas

Focusing on better nutrition has once again made it to my New Year’s goals list! I say “once again” because this has been a constant feature on my list for several years. Previously though, the goal was always heavily linked to weight-loss as opposed to healthier eating. What’s different now is that I’m no longer… Continue reading Simple Quinoa Salad Ideas

Training

Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Week 3

I’m currently training for the Gabs 1/2 Marathon on the 10th March 2019. This will be my third Half but the first of the five Half Marathons I have planned this year. I have done this event twice before, in 2017 and in 2018, but both times I did 10 km. Week 3: A Whole… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Week 3