Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Race Week

I spent 8 weeks training for the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Race which was on the 28th July 2018. This was my final week of training! What an incredible week of fun, family, happiness and sports craziness! It was Health Week at my daughter’s school so she had Sports Day, Cross Country Running, a… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Race Week

Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Weeks 6 – 7

After running my first Half Marathon, I am ready for my next challenge – the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course on the 28th July 2018. It’s just one week to go until I tackle my first Obstacle Course Race. I am surprisingly relaxed even though my training has been far from ideal and that’s putting… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Weeks 6 – 7

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

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

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

Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Week 1

After running my first Half Marathon, I am ready for my next challenge – the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course on the 28th July 2018. I took a 3-week break after my Half Marathon – it wasn’t meant to be such a long break but I struggled with some ‘post-race blues’. I had planned and… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Week 1