Race Recap

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

Training

Run the Berg Training – June/July

On the 28th to 29th September 2019, I will be taking part in an epic adventure, Runtheberg – a 2-stage trail race in the Drakensberg Mountains, Africa‚Äôs majestic mountain range and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The race event has two options, the Challenge Race, +-15km per day and the Extreme Race, +-25km per day.… Continue reading Run the Berg Training – June/July

Race Recap

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)

Training

Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Weeks 1 – 2

I’m currently training for the Gabs 1/2 Marathon on the 10th March 2019. This will be my third Half but the first of the five Half Marathons I have planned this year. I have done this event twice before, in 2017 and in 2018, but both times I did 10 km. Week 1: Getting Back… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Weeks 1 – 2

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

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