Race Recaps

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 Recaps

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

Food and Nutrition

Five Healthy and Delicious Lunch Ideas

I have gotten into the terrible habit of not packing lunch for work. Let’s blame winter for this as I had such a good routine going until the cold set in! But around 12 pm I start feeling hungry and by 1 pm I am grabbing anything I can find in my drawers – usually… Continue reading Five Healthy and Delicious Lunch Ideas

Inspiration

One Runner’s Story Of How Running Saved His Life

When I was on my mission to run 17 races last year, I got a knee injury after my 6th race. I felt so sorry for myself but after a few physio sessions, I returned to running.  My minor injury though pales in comparison to what my friend Johannes went through. On Boxing Day last… Continue reading One Runner’s Story Of How Running Saved His Life

On The Run

10 Tips for Running in Winter

On Saturday, Tapiwa and I did a 12 km run. We met at 06:15 in the cold and dark. I looked at her and she looked at me, and we just said “Why? Why are we here?!” Winter is the hardest season to stick to a running routine. No matter how many times you see… Continue reading 10 Tips for Running in Winter