Despite lack of training due to an injury, I managed to qualify for the 56km Two Oceans Ultra Marathon 2017 by finishing the Cape Gate Vaal Marathon. I have always wanted to run the Two Oceans Marathon and as my company I work for Garmin is the technical sponsor for the race I was able to… Read More My first Vaal Marathon – Qualifier for the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon
One always aims to start a new-year feeling positive and full of ambition to take on new challenges. One of my challenges for this year is to complete the Comrades Ultra Marathon up-run from Durban to Pietermaritzburg and get my back-to-back medal. Unfortunately my training so far has been slowed down by a runners’ worst… Read More A runners’ worst nightmare – knee pain!
Now that 2017 is fast approaching I thought I would take the time to do a quick reflection on 2016. This past year has certainly been one of the most challenging and rewarding years of my life. The first adventure of the year was taking on the Comrades Marathon, which was always a dream of mine.… Read More 2016: A year of BIG adventures
After many months and hours of training on my #road2comrades, I can proudly say I did it! Last Sunday 29th May 2016 I completed the grueling 89km Ultra Comrades Marathon down-run from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. It was without a doubt the hardest race I have ever done but probably the most rewarding. My parents,… Read More My First Comrades Journey
One of my goals for 2016 is to complete the ultimate human race, the Comrades Marathon. The Comrades Marathon is a world renowned 89km ultra-marathon that takes place on the 29th May 2016 from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. This year will be the 91st edition of the race. For many years I have had a secret… Read More My #Road2Comrades 2016 – January Report