Doesn’t it feel like I’m always training for Addo?! Let me share some background for those who may have forgotten my Addo Story. In July 2019, I attended the Gauteng Trail Clinic in South Africa where I entered a draw to win an entry to the Addo Elephant Trail Run. This event was the first… Continue reading Take 3: Training For Addo Ultra-Trail!
Located on the southern outskirts of Gaborone on the A1 to Lobatse, Kgale Hill, loosely translated as “The Place That Dried Up” is a national treasure. A visit to Gaborone isn’t complete without a hike up Kgale Hill which has a summit elevation of 1,287 metres (4,222 ft) above sea level. For those who are… Continue reading Kgale Hill: Let’s Clean Up Our Act!
Yes, you read the title correctly! This non-savvy baker was back in the kitchen. After my successful endeavour at making gluten-free granola bars, I tested my shaky skills with some gluten-free gingerbread cookies. I got the whole family involved and we had so much fun on a cloudy Sunday afternoon. As usual, I hunted for… Continue reading Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies On The Run
Runners are comfortable talking about most awkward mishaps on the run but there’s one topic you don’t hear too often and that’s leaking whilst running. And yet, research has established that as many as 30% of female runners experience this at some point which is similar to the current prevalence in the general population. Well,… Continue reading Leaking Whilst Running? You’re Not Alone!
My mum was the best baker, a gift she inherited from her talented mother. Her chocolate and apple cakes were probably her best, but some might argue her carrot cake and bløtkake (Norwegian celebration cake) were close contenders. She rarely used measuring spoons and if she was missing an ingredient, she figured something out. Even… Continue reading Super Seedy Granola Bars On The Run
When running is part of your daily or weekly routine, it is very difficult NOT to run. But what happens when you have to travel for work, especially for several days or weeks at a time? Work travel often involves quite new and demanding tasks in an unfamiliar environment as well as social/client engagements, culminating… Continue reading How To Run When Travelling For Work