Race Recap

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

Race Recap

Christmas Dash 15k, #17/17

The write-up of my 17th Race in 2017 is a little bit late – some of the details are a bit hazy but the emotions I felt as I crossed that final Finish Line are still so fresh. Quite by coincidence, my 17th race ended up being on the 17th December 2017! Here is the… Continue reading Christmas Dash 15k, #17/17

Guest Blog · Inspiration

Five Lessons from Running the Berg

For those who are regular readers of my blog, you know who Tapiwa is. She has featured in several training and race recaps! We often start our races together, have a good chat before she pushes ahead for her powerhouse finishes. We have a great running partnership and if I am to define it, I… Continue reading Five Lessons from Running the Berg

Race Recap

The Soweto Race 10k, Race Recap, #14/17

On the 5th November, 2017 I ran the Soweto Race (10 km) in neighbouring South Africa – probably one of the most vibrant and exciting races I have participated in.  This completed my “Road to Soweto Training Plan” and was the 14th Race in my “17 in 2017 Challenge”. It was a fantastic and well-organised race.… Continue reading The Soweto Race 10k, Race Recap, #14/17

Training

Road to Soweto: Training Recap, Week 8

For 8 weeks, I trained for the Soweto Race (10 km) which was held on the 5th November 2017. The race is now long done and dusted, and when work and life took over, I never got round to summarising my final week of training! This is LONG overdue but for consistency’s sake, here is… Continue reading Road to Soweto: Training Recap, Week 8