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Run The Berg Trail Adventure, Race Recap 2019

On the 28th and 29th September 2019, I (together with friends and family from Botswana) took part in Runtheberg – a 2-stage trail race in the magnificent Northern Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa. Luzibo and I chose the Challenge Race which was 17 km of climbing and running on the first day, followed by 14… Continue reading Run The Berg Trail Adventure, Race Recap 2019

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Some Thoughts From The Mokolodi Scorpion Trail Race (2019)

Remember my 5K PB race?! Well, the following day (22nd Sept. 2019), I participated in the Mokolodi Scorpion Trail Run. As soon as I saw it advertised, I registered immediately for a number of reasons, 1) It was a week before my Run The Berg Trail Race so I was keen to get one more… Continue reading Some Thoughts From The Mokolodi Scorpion Trail Race (2019)

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Five Reasons Endurance Runners Should Do 5K Races

On the 21st September 2019, I ran the Botswana Independence 5K race. One thing which really surprised me was how shocked people seemed when I said I was running the 5K, “Why not the Half? Or the 10k at the very least?!” Initially I was taken aback, momentarily embarrassed that I wasn’t doing anything longer… Continue reading Five Reasons Endurance Runners Should Do 5K Races

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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)

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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

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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)

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Lady Khama, 10k Trail Race Recap (2019)

It’s no secret that I love the Lady Khama Trail Run – it is super organised, well coordinated and absolute FUN and the trail itself is well-marked, accurately measured, traversing tarmac, uneven dirt track and some grassy bits. On the 14th of April 2019, I ran it for the third time but for the first… Continue reading Lady Khama, 10k Trail Race Recap (2019)