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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 Run, Gaborone (done and dusted – 53:53)
  2. 04 March: Medihelp, 10k Mini Monster, Pretoria (done and dusted – 1:28:33)
  3. 12 March: Gabs 1/2 Marathon – 10k, Gaborone (done and dusted – 1:15:11, PB)
  4. 09 April, Lady Khama 10k Trail Run, Gaborone (done and dusted – 1:16:44)
  5. 30 April, Palapye 10k
  6. 7 May, Diacore 10k, Gaborone
  7. 29 July, 30k Desert Walk, Jwaneng
  8. 12 August, Magaliesberg Challenge, 12k Trail, South Africa
  9. 20 August, Time Adventure Challenge (Team Event, 5k trail run)
  10. 09 September, Mafikeng 10k, South Africa*
  11. 23 Sept, Botswana Independence 10k, Gaborone
  12. 14 Oct, SABS Jacaranda City 10k, South Africa*
  13. 21 October, Marico Bosveld Myl, 10k, South Africa*
  14. 05 Nov, Soweto 10k, Johannesburg
  15. TBC, Bomaid 10k, Gaborone
  16. TBC, Airport Junction 10k, Gaborone
  17. TBC, Great Botswana Marathon (10k), Gaborone/ Francistown/ Maun

* If no races are scheduled for Gaborone or surrounding areas in Botswana

Alternatives/ Back-Ups

  • PPC King of the Hill 15k, Gaborone
  • Phikwe 15k
  • Kanye 10k
  • Lobatse 10k
  • Francistown 10k

Fun Runs

  • 05 August, Colour Run 5k, Gaborone
  • 24 Sept, Botswana Life Classic 5k, Gaborone
  • 03 Dec, Lady K Triathlon Sprint (Team Event, 2.5k run), Gaborone