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17 in 2017 Goal

I am so goal-oriented that I can’t just run for the sake of running or even fitness! So this is why I have come up with the goal of doing “17 races in 2017”.  This way whether I like it or not, I have to keep training and logging in those kms!

So far, my 2017 race calendar looks something like this:

  1. 04 Feb: Jack’s Gym, 5k Trail, Gaborone (53:53)
  2. 04 March: Medihelp, 10k Mini Monster, Pretoria (1:28:33)
  3. 12 March: Gabs 1/2 Marathon – 10k, Gaborone (1:15:11)
  4. 09 April, Lady Khama 10k Trail, Gaborone (1:16:44, PB – Trail)
  5. 30 April, Palapye 10k (1:08:02, PB – self-timed)
  6. 07 May, Diacore 10k, Gaborone (1:10:24; official time from gun start: 1:13:11)
  7. 08 July, Kgale X-Country, 15k Trail, Gaborone (2:05:18, PB – Trail)
  8. 29 July, 30k Desert Bush Walk, Jwaneng
  9. 20 August, Time Adventure Challenge (Team Event, 5k trail run)
  10. 09 Sept, Old Lobatse Road Expedition Walk, 26k
  11. 16 Sept, GC Mayor’s 10k, Gaborone
  12. 23 Sept, Botswana Independence 10k, Gaborone
  13. 24 Sept, Botswana Life Classic 5k, Gaborone
  14. 28 October, Kgale X-Country Trail, 10k, Gaborone
  15. 05 Nov, Soweto 10k, Johannesburg
  16. ?
  17. 03 Dec, Lady K Triathlon Sprint (Team Event, 2.5k run), Gaborone

Alternatives/ Back-Ups

  • Kanye 10k
  • Lobatse 10k
  • Francistown 10k
  • Bomaid 10k, Gaborone
  • Airport Junction 10k, Gaborone