Category Archives: Open Water

Race Review : 4 in 1 – Bidvest / Midmar / BestMed & Dischem Cycle for Sight

Race ReviewThese are my thoughts on the race…

The last three weeks have been rather active for me, and to be honest I’ve loved it!

First I ran the Bidvest 10k in Rietondal on the 4th Feb, it was my first time running it and totally enjoyed the experience. The route was a great mix of hills and down runs.

The weekend of the 12th Feb was my second attempt of the Midmar Mile. Although my time was slower than in 2016 I totally enjoyed the swim.

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2017 Fitness Goals

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The first month of 2017 is almost over and I haven’t yet updated my blog.

2017 is going to be my “comeback” year! Yes, after not being extremely active in 2016 compared to 2015, let’s just say that I can see the effect this had on me physically.

To make sure I didn’t come up with excuses, last year I started entering races I wanted to take part in this year. With the entering of races comes the need for training.

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How to stay active this weekend in Jozi!

How to stay active this weekend in Jozi

This past weekend was the annual 947 Cycle Challenge brought to us by Telkom. Last year I was all out there raising funds for Continue reading

Race Review : Dischem Swim

Sun City Dischem SwimThese are my thoughts on the race…

This past weekend I participated in the annual Dischem Swim at Sun City.

I meant to enter it last year but left it for too late and did not get to enter it. This year I made sure I was entered almost on the day the entries opened just to make sure I would be swimming.

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Race Review : Marathon Swim Series Event #1

Marathon Swim SeriesThese are my thoughts on the race…

This past weekend I participated in the inaugural event for Marathon Swim Series.

It was a beautiful day to be outdoors with the family, although the weather was warm, there was a slight wind, and the water was bloody cold!

A little disappointed in the turnout, though…

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Midmar Conquered!

Midmar Mile 2016

Midmar Mile 2016

Sunday morning, Valentine’s day 2016 … instead of me having a lay in and getting spoilt by the hubby, I got hubby and our young man into our Continue reading

Midmar Mile …

Herbalife Protein Shake

Herbalife Protein Shake

The 2016 Midmar Mile is almost upon us. For me it’s another sport’s event I’ve wanted to do for the longest time, Continue reading