Race Recap

Magalies Adventure 16 km Trail Run, Race Recap

When Ditiro and I got married, it was inconceivable that we would celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary with a Trail Race. Whereas Ditiro has always enjoyed running, I avoided it at all costs. But a couple of years ago, after years of little exercise, I decided it was time to get fit. Running seemed the… Continue reading Magalies Adventure 16 km Trail Run, Race Recap

Training

Training for Soweto, September Review

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for the Soweto Half Marathon in South Africa. Soweto is a tough and challenging race but it also has such an amazing vibe. This will only be my second Half Marathon but I am really excited and looking forward to taking on those Crazy Hills!… Continue reading Training for Soweto, September Review

Race Recap

BDF Mogoditshane Race (10km), Race Recap

This year I have been very selective with my race choices; unlike last year, I have focused more on quality than on quantity. BUT I must admit there is nothing that gets my heart pumping and my adrenaline rushing like a race! So when I saw Coach Nicola had scheduled a 10 km Long Run… Continue reading BDF Mogoditshane Race (10km), Race Recap

On The Run

Five Benefits of Hiking for Runners

When the opportunity arose to do a 40 km hike from Gaborone to Otse, my friend Elisa and I jumped at it quite enthusiastically without too much thought which admittedly led to some last minute panicking and mutterings of “Whose idea was this anyway?”! The Second Annual Old Lobatse Road Expeditionary Walk was organised by… Continue reading Five Benefits of Hiking for Runners

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Soweto Training Eating Plan

Are you more mindful of what you eat when you are training for a race? Do you make any specific changes to your eating plan? If you do, what are some of the things you consider? When I started running in 2017, I saw it as great excuse to eat anything I wanted because “I’d… Continue reading Soweto Training Eating Plan

On The Run

Seven Lessons from an Obstacle Course Race

On the 28th of July 2018, I participated in the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Race – an 8 km semi-trail team event with around 15 obstacles, all needing different strengths and talents. I was in between Half Marathon training cycles and wanted to try something adventurous, fun and completely outside my comfort zone. My… Continue reading Seven Lessons from an Obstacle Course Race

Training

Training for Soweto, August Review

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for the Soweto Half Marathon in South Africa. Soweto is a tough and challenging race but it also has such an amazing vibe. This will only be my second Half Marathon but I am really excited and looking forward to taking on those Crazy Hills!… Continue reading Training for Soweto, August Review