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My Goals for the 10×10 Challenge 2022

The Gaborone Striders Runners Club 10×10 Challenge is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever. The Challenge itself is straight-forward, if a little daunting at first: RUN 10KM EVERY DAY FOR 10 CONSECUTIVE DAYS. There are some basic rules to follow: The 10 km run has to be done in one go… Continue reading My Goals for the 10×10 Challenge 2022

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Running Comrades | Interview with Tshire – Part 2

After six months of training, my friend Tshire ran the Comrades Marathon in an incredible time of nine hours. First held in 1921, the Comrades Marathon, coined The Ultimate Human Race, is the world’s largest and oldest ultramarathon road race, run annually in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The direction of the race… Continue reading Running Comrades | Interview with Tshire – Part 2

Inspiration · On The Run

Running Comrades | Interview with Tshire – Part 1

First held in 1921, the Comrades Marathon, coined The Ultimate Human Race, is the world’s largest and oldest ultramarathon road race, run annually in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The direction of the race alternates each year between the “up” run (87 km) starting from Durban and the “down” run (now 90.184 km) starting from… Continue reading Running Comrades | Interview with Tshire – Part 1

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How My Family Supports My Running Blog

I love blogging but it’s pretty hard work and the whole process, from thinking of content, to writing, to organising photos and uploading them, and of course managing social media, takes quite a bit of time. I’ve talked about some of the joys and challenges previously in posts like Behind the Scenes of a Runner… Continue reading How My Family Supports My Running Blog

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Interview | Running with Arthritis

Diagnosed with arthritis at the age of two, Myfanwy from Wales has never let her chronic illness define who she is or what she can do. An active working mum of three, she has run three ultra-marathons, five marathons including three majors – London, New York and Chicago, and shows no sign of stopping! She… Continue reading Interview | Running with Arthritis

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Top Five Friday | My Favourite Races in South Africa

Welcome to “Top Five Friday” where I share my Top Five anything in running and blogging! Before the pandemic, I travelled at least three or four times a year to South Africa for races. I’ve always loved how organised South African races are – starting at 6am means starting at 6am, and the energy from… Continue reading Top Five Friday | My Favourite Races in South Africa

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Running in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

I’ve spent a week working in Dar es Salaam, beautifully translated from Arabic as “Abode of Peace”. With an estimated population of over six million people, Dar is the financial hub of Tanzania. Nestled along a natural and quiet harbour on the Indian Ocean, Dar is a multicultural city – home to African Tanzanians, Arabic… Continue reading Running in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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My RUN in PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness

I had such grand plans for last weekend before I fell ill. My friends and I had planned to wear pink for the Spar Community Challenge Series #7 Run on Saturday and that afternoon some of us were attending a breast cancer fundraiser hosted by Masarati Aesthetics Spa. The fundraiser looked amazing with talks by… Continue reading My RUN in PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Top Five Friday | My Most-Read Blog Posts

Welcome to a new series on my blog called “Top Five Friday” where I’ll be sharing my Top Five anything in running and blogging! For the very first Top Five Friday, I’m sharing my most-read blog posts of all time and why I think they were so well-received. 1/ Five Tips for Running with Natural… Continue reading Top Five Friday | My Most-Read Blog Posts

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8 Similarities Between Running and Blogging

Almost six years ago, I started running and blogging – pretty much at the same time. I was committed to getting fit and chose running as the means to do so, and blogging was the tool I chose to keep me accountable. So, I’ve never actually experienced one without the other! From outer appearances, they… Continue reading 8 Similarities Between Running and Blogging