Race Recap

Botswana Life Half Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

On the 8th of September 2019, I ran the Botswana Life Half Marathon in Gaborone – it was my third Half of the year, and my FIFTH Half overall. When I started writing this recap, I followed my usual format, describing my training, the route, my splits and performance, and the pros and cons of… Continue reading Botswana Life Half Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

Training

Run the Berg Training – September

On the 28th and 29th September 2019, I took part in Runtheberg – a 2-stage trail race in the Northern Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. I chose the Challenge Race which was 17 km of climbing and running on the first day, and then 14 km on the second day, both days totaling a net… Continue reading Run the Berg Training – September

Training

Run the Berg Training – August

On the 28th to 29th September 2019, I will be taking part in an epic adventure, Runtheberg – a 2-stage trail race in the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. I’ve chosen the Challenge Race which is +-15km per day with a net ascent of approx. 1,140 metres. To learn more about why I’ve chosen this… Continue reading Run the Berg Training – August

Race Recap

FNB Platinum 12km Trail Run, Race Recap

After the Diacore Half Marathon, I took a week off but then quickly returned to some light running as I had long registered for the FNB Platinum Trail Run in Buffelspoort, South Africa. The event was a 2-day affair – my husband Ditiro did the “Magalies Monster”, a 65km mountain bike race on the 1st… Continue reading FNB Platinum 12km Trail Run, Race Recap

Race Recap

Diacore Half Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

On the 12th of May 2019, I ran the Diacore Half Marathon, my fourth and FASTEST. Nine weeks prior, I had run the Gabs Half Marathon and I was disappointed with my performance. I was so convinced that I would achieve the 2:35 time I had set for myself but when I started struggling around… Continue reading Diacore Half Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

Training

Run the Berg Training – June/July

On the 28th to 29th September 2019, I will be taking part in an epic adventure, Runtheberg – a 2-stage trail race in the Drakensberg Mountains, Africa’s majestic mountain range and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The race event has two options, the Challenge Race, +-15km per day and the Extreme Race, +-25km per day.… Continue reading Run the Berg Training – June/July

Fitness · On The Run

A Conversation With A Runner Who Rides

My husband Ditiro is your true “Jack of All Trades” – he is a veterinary surgeon by profession but if your car needs fixing or you need to have a table made or you need some race photos taken, he is your guy! And it’s the same for sports – growing up he was into… Continue reading A Conversation With A Runner Who Rides