Category Archives: Run

My Quarter 1 Fitness Reflections

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I can’t believe that the first quarter of the year is already over!

Reflecting on quarter 1, it does seem it’s been the most active quarter I’ve had since starting on this amazing journey to becoming a more physically active version of myself.  Continue reading

Race Review : Irene Ultra 21 2017


Race ReviewThese are my thoughts on the race…

I don’t recall having run this race before.

It was another early start for me, 3:30 AM I was up and getting ready to drive through to Centurion.

OMG! Traffic jam the minute you got off the highway! No! No! No! Unacceptable that many spent at least 30 – 60 minutes making their way to the starting area and still had to find parking. As it turned out, the race started 28 minutes late, 6 AM start for the Ultra and 21.1km marathons. When we were almost the 2km mark, there were still runners making their way to the start of the race. Unacceptable!

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Race Review : OM DIE DAM 2017


Race ReviewThese are my thoughts on the race…

I last ran Om Die Dam in 2015, last year I decided not to take part after the poor organisation of the event.

This year after reading all the race’s PR on the race I decided I would attempt the race this year.

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Race Review : SARENS 21 2017


Race ReviewThese are my thoughts on the race…

This year I decided to run Sarens 21km for the first time. I’d heard about the race and how tough it was.

It was a pretty early start …

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Race Review : Medihelp Sunrise Monster 2017

Race ReviewThese are my thoughts on the race…

Early Saturday morning start, but at least it wasn’t a 3 AM start.

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Product Review – Running Shoe Nike Pegasus 33

NIKE Pegasus 33

The shoe I was using for the last two years was beginning to feel a little hard on the sole, it was time to change. I wasn’t looking for anything expensive, so I decided to seek out a newer version of the shoe that I started running in first.

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Start using #GetSomeoneRunningSA

#GetSomeoneRunningSA I recently came across a May 2015 post on this hashtag #getsomeonerunning, having recently gone through the experience of getting someone to start running I was taken by the concept. This concept was the brainchild of Bill Strickland from Bicycling who wanted to get more people riding bikes, you can read it here, but it can work for any sport really, so why not running? Continue reading