Race Recap

FNB Platinum 12km Trail Run, Race Recap

After the Diacore Half Marathon, I took a week off but then quickly returned to some light running as I had long registered for the FNB Platinum Trail Run in Buffelspoort, South Africa. The event was a 2-day affair – my husband Ditiro did the “Magalies Monster”, a 65km mountain bike race on the 1st… Continue reading FNB Platinum 12km Trail Run, Race Recap

Race Recap

Diacore Half Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

On the 12th of May 2019, I ran the Diacore Half Marathon, my fourth and FASTEST. Nine weeks prior, I had run the Gabs Half Marathon and I was disappointed with my performance. I was so convinced that I would achieve the 2:35 time I had set for myself but when I started struggling around… Continue reading Diacore Half Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

Training

Run the Berg Training – June/July

On the 28th to 29th September 2019, I will be taking part in an epic adventure, Runtheberg – a 2-stage trail race in the Drakensberg Mountains, Africa’s majestic mountain range and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The race event has two options, the Challenge Race, +-15km per day and the Extreme Race, +-25km per day.… Continue reading Run the Berg Training – June/July

Fitness · On The Run

A Conversation With A Runner Who Rides

My husband Ditiro is your true “Jack of All Trades” – he is a veterinary surgeon by profession but if your car needs fixing or you need to have a table made or you need some race photos taken, he is your guy! And it’s the same for sports – growing up he was into… Continue reading A Conversation With A Runner Who Rides

Training

Diacore Half Training, Weeks 7 – 8 (Final)

On the 12th May 2019, I ran the Diacore Half Marathon, my fourth and my fastest! 🙂 And then I disappeared from the blogging scene! Fear not! I’ve still been running and Facebooking regularly but for those who are keen blog readers and have missed my posts, I’m so sorry! I’ve had such a crazy… Continue reading Diacore Half Training, Weeks 7 – 8 (Final)

Training

Diacore Half Training, Weeks 5 – 6

I am training for the Diacore Half Marathon on the 12th May 2019. I am really excited as this is where I did my first Half Marathon. I’m looking forward to setting a new PB, having fun and taking home a medal for Half #4 🙂 Week 5: Speed and Strength Mon – Tues, 15th… Continue reading Diacore Half Training, Weeks 5 – 6

Race Recap

Lady Khama, 10k Trail Race Recap (2019)

It’s no secret that I love the Lady Khama Trail Run – it is super organised, well coordinated and absolute FUN and the trail itself is well-marked, accurately measured, traversing tarmac, uneven dirt track and some grassy bits. On the 14th of April 2019, I ran it for the third time but for the first… Continue reading Lady Khama, 10k Trail Race Recap (2019)