March 7, 2019

It was the 1985 Korkie marathon that undid me. There was a rush of blood to my head as I realised the possibility of a win was high. The thought was too seductive and I went for it. I won the race... but at what cost?

February 22, 2019

The ingredients and formula combined for a successful training Comrades Marathon programme!

February 4, 2019

Comrades Marathon 2019! Challenging the fear of the 'up run'!

December 27, 2018

It is an old habit at this time of the year for many of us to make New Year’s resolutions which are designed to discard undesired behaviours in order to accomplish a goal. Most New Year’s resolutions are dominated by health choices.

“I’m going to join a gym”, “I’m going...

What connects the USA, a world record holding ultramarathoner, and Nelson Mandela? The answer is parkrun, of course. Our special guest at parkrun USA last weekend made his name for being very fast, over very long distances. But nowadays he’s especially proud of oversee...

September 4, 2018

the race is started with a loud roar of a lion.

July 18, 2018

Mandela's motivation to me...

June 27, 2018

 This year’s Comrades marathon certainly has claims to be one of the best ever. The 2018 race certainly had many spectacular highlights and the race seems to be attracting rave reviews days after the race. Of course, there were disappointed runners and there were many...

June 5, 2018

some of the most brutal terrain that can be found in any marathon or ultra-marathon in the World #Comrades2018

May 23, 2018

Comrades Marathon strategy planning

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