Home to the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, the Makgadikgadi Pans and the Kgalagadi Transfontier Park, Botswana is a popular tourist destination. However, its capital city Gaborone is often overlooked as a place of interest. Although Gaborone doesn’t have the vibrant feel of some of Africa’s big cities, many fall in love with its relative… Continue reading Running Through The Main Mall
On the 18th June 2022, I participated in the Spar Community Challenge’s third race. This Challenge is a 9-part running series with monthly runs from April until December, with two distances to choose from – 5K and 10K. You’ll find my first recap here, and my second here. There is a leader board for each… Continue reading Spar Community Challenge | 10K Recap (June)
Around October last year, there was a buzz of excitement in Gaborone with news that a speciality running store was opening up in Sebele Mall – aptly named GRIP Runner. I recently had the privilege of interviewing Gobona Mantle who is a co-founder of GRIP Runner which she expertly juggles with her cycling coaching school… Continue reading Interview | GRIP Runner Co-Founder Gobona Mantle
How’s that for an attention-grabbing headline?! And it’s true… well, partly! My team was asked to facilitate a meeting in Ghana set for Friday and Saturday. Needless to say, we spent more time travelling than actually being in Ghana! We were at the Airport in Gaborone by 08:30 on Thursday morning for a 10:30 flight… Continue reading I Flew To Ghana For My Weekend Run!
On the 21st of May 2022, I participated in the Boitekanelo 15K Race. Located in Tlokweng, Boitekanelo College is an academic institution which offers degrees and diplomas in various health-related fields. As part of their 15 year anniversary celebrations, they organised a Charity Race with Access Bank Botswana as their Gold Sponsor and Botswana’s Minister… Continue reading Boitekanelo Celebrates 15 Years With A 15K | Race Recap
Just over a year ago, I interviewed my daughter Kaia on her mountain biking adventures, including a bad fall she’d recently had as well as her epic 24km race. Although Kaia is still an avid cyclist, it has taken her a while to build back her confidence after the big fall. She hasn’t wanted to… Continue reading Kaia Earns 2nd Place In A 20km MTB Race