Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Race Week

I spent 8 weeks training for the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Race which was on the 28th July 2018. This was my final week of training! What an incredible week of fun, family, happiness and sports craziness! It was Health Week at my daughter’s school so she had Sports Day, Cross Country Running, a… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Race Week

Training

Six Training Goals for Soweto

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for my second Half Marathon, the Soweto, People’s Race in South Africa. The Diacore Half Marathon was the best race to do my first Half as it is dubbed the flattest and fastest course in Africa. I knew if I trained well, I could do… Continue reading Six Training Goals for Soweto

Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Weeks 6 – 7

After running my first Half Marathon, I am ready for my next challenge – the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course on the 28th July 2018. It’s just one week to go until I tackle my first Obstacle Course Race. I am surprisingly relaxed even though my training has been far from ideal and that’s putting… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Weeks 6 – 7

Race Recap

Five Things I Love About the Lady K Trail Run

As part of my training for the Half Marathon, I participated in the Lady K Trail Run (10 km Route) on the 15th April 2018. I first did the race last year and immediately fell in love with it. The Lady K Trail Run or RUN21 as it is popularly known is an annual event hosted by the… Continue reading Five Things I Love About the Lady K Trail Run

Race Recap

PPC Kgale Hill Challenge, Race Recap

On the 24th June 2018, I participated in the PPC Kgale Hill Challenge for the first time. This is a 15 km race and includes the beautiful yet punishing Kgale Hill. It is one of the older races on the Botswana race calendar and this was its 20th anniversary. For several years, it has been my… Continue reading PPC Kgale Hill Challenge, Race Recap

On The Run

Six Reasons To Spectate A Race

One thing that we don’t have enough of in Botswana is race spectator support. Even at the Diacore Gaborone Marathon, which is the biggest race in the country, there are so few people cheering for runners on the course. I remember the best part about doing the Soweto Race in South Africa was the streets lined… Continue reading Six Reasons To Spectate A Race

Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Weeks 2 – 5

After running my first Half Marathon, I am ready for my next challenge – the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course on the 28th July 2018. Wow. What a crazy four weeks! The first 2 weeks were fantastic and then it went downhill from there when I got sick – nothing serious, but I had a… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Weeks 2 – 5