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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)

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Gabs 1/2 Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

On the 10th of March 2019, I ran the Gabs 1/2 Marathon. This was my third Half, following my two last year, the Diacore in May and the Soweto in November. For my first two Half Marathons, I had only one goal – TO FINISH. For this Half, I decided to set a specific time… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon, Race Recap (2019)

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Gaborone Striders 10×10 Challenge, Recap (2018)

The Gaborone Striders Runners Club (GSRC) 10×10 Challenge started on the 29th November with the grand finale on the 8th December 2018. We are now in April 2019 but this Challenge is well worth the recap, so here goes! Enjoy πŸ™‚ The Challenge: Only open to a 100 runners, I made sure to secure my… Continue reading Gaborone Striders 10×10 Challenge, Recap (2018)

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Soweto Half Marathon, Race Recap (2018)

On the 4th of November 2018, I ran the Soweto Half Marathon in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having done the 10 km Race in 2017, this was actually my second Soweto race experience. However, given how tough10 km was, I knew that doing the Half would be a whole new and challenging experience in itself. I… Continue reading Soweto Half Marathon, Race Recap (2018)

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Magalies Adventure 16 km Trail Run, Race Recap

When Ditiro and I got married, it was inconceivable that we would celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary with a Trail Race. Whereas Ditiro has always enjoyed running, I avoided it at all costs. But a couple of years ago, after years of little exercise, I decided it was time to get fit. Running seemed the… Continue reading Magalies Adventure 16 km Trail Run, Race Recap