On The Run

Five Lessons From A Disappointing Race

I ran my FIRST Half Marathon a month ago. It was phenomenal. As part of my training, I did the Gabs 10 km on the 25th March. It was at this race a year ago that I first ran 10 km without walking. I vividly remember coming through that Finish Line triumphant – smiling and dancing!… Continue reading Five Lessons From A Disappointing Race

Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Week 1

After running my first Half Marathon, I am ready for my next challenge – the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course on the 28th July 2018. I took a 3-week break after my Half Marathon – it wasn’t meant to be such a long break but I struggled with some ‘post-race blues’. I had planned and… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Week 1

Food and Nutrition

Five Healthy Soups and Stews for Winter

I am so excited to have one of my dearest friends guest blogging today. I met Tafadzwa or Taffy (as she is fondly known) when we were both terrified little 13 year old girls starting Secondary School. We immediately clicked and so grew a remarkable friendship that has spanned decades and has seen us get… Continue reading Five Healthy Soups and Stews for Winter

Race Recaps

My First Half Marathon, Diacore Race Recap

On the 13th of May 2018, I ran my First Half Marathon on the streets of Gaborone, my beautiful home city. It was an incredible experience, one that I will not easily forget. Crossing that Finish Line meant everything to me. It was the reward for 19 weeks of hard work. It was validation that… Continue reading My First Half Marathon, Diacore Race Recap

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Race Week

After weeks of training, we entered the 19th and FINAL week! This was my hardest week. Not in terms of training but really just keeping all my emotions in check. On the one hand, I was extremely happy (and almost relieved) that Race Week was finally here. All I have been thinking about for 19… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Race Week

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 17 – 18

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. Fellow runners, loyal readers, friends and family, here we are – after 18 weeks of training, there is just one more week left until I stand at that Start Line of… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 17 – 18

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 16

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. My mum asked me on Sunday, “Do you remember when we had to get a sick note from the doctor because you were  terrified to participate in a cross-country running event?” I could… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 16