Race Recap

BDF Mogoditshane Race (10km), Race Recap

This year I have been very selective with my race choices; unlike last year, I have focused more on quality than on quantity. BUT I must admit there is nothing that gets my heart pumping and my adrenaline rushing like a race! So when I saw Coach Nicola had scheduled a 10 km Long Run… Continue reading BDF Mogoditshane Race (10km), Race Recap

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Soweto Training Eating Plan

Are you more mindful of what you eat when you are training for a race? Do you make any specific changes to your eating plan? If you do, what are some of the things you consider? When I started running in 2017, I saw it as great excuse to eat anything I wanted because “I’d… Continue reading Soweto Training Eating Plan

On The Run

Seven Lessons from an Obstacle Course Race

On the 28th of July 2018, I participated in the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Race – an 8 km semi-trail team event with around 15 obstacles, all needing different strengths and talents. I was in between Half Marathon training cycles and wanted to try something adventurous, fun and completely outside my comfort zone. My… Continue reading Seven Lessons from an Obstacle Course Race

Training

Training for Soweto, August Review

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for the Soweto Half Marathon in South Africa. Soweto is a tough and challenging race but it also has such an amazing vibe. This will only be my second Half Marathon but I am really excited and looking forward to taking on those Crazy Hills!… Continue reading Training for Soweto, August Review

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 Recap

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