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

Race Recaps

My First Half Marathon, Diacore Race Recap

On the 13th of May 2018, I ran my First Half Marathon on the streets of Gaborone, my beautiful home city. It was an incredible experience, one that I will not easily forget. Crossing that Finish Line meant everything to me. It was the reward for 19 weeks of hard work. It was validation that… Continue reading My First Half Marathon, Diacore Race Recap

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Race Week

After weeks of training, we entered the 19th and FINAL week! This was my hardest week. Not in terms of training but really just keeping all my emotions in check. On the one hand, I was extremely happy (and almost relieved) that Race Week was finally here. All I have been thinking about for 19… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Race Week