40th BlueBoost Winelands Marathon :: QUALIFIED FOR ULTRA

About 2 months ago I decided to add the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon to the list of runs for next year. In order to do that you need to do a sub 5 hour marathon to qualify and I chose the BlueBoost Winelands Marathon as a qualifier. It’s not the flatest races out there but I decided to rather qualify and not have to worry about it next year just in case. This was by far the most challenging and … Read More

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Back in March, I challenged myself to do my first marathon which would be the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. It was finally here. I am not even sure where to start with this post. A week before the marathon I was not very confident and my morale was really low. I knew my training for the marathon did not go as it should have and that was one of the reasons I felt meh leading up to race day. Don’t … Read More

Run Wild for Wildlife

You are wondering what Run Wild for Wildlife is all about. Animals. It’s all about our animals and wildlife in our beautiful city. The Wildlife Unit at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA tirelessly spend every day rescuing and rehabilitating all kinds of wildlife in Cape Town. Back in March, I challenged myself to do my first marathon at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. June I decided to take it one step further and run for a great cause, The … Read More

RACE: FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN was the next race on the calendar. Even though I entered it last year already, I had no expectations back then as to what I was expecting. With my pace getting a tad faster over the last couple of months, that sub 1 hour for the 12km road race was definitely on my mind! I had a 12km run on Friday night to see if I could keep up the pace but had to … Read More

Race: Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon 2016

Since the day I waited for my web browser to tell me I can enter for my first Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon, I was pretty excited to be part of this racing event! From going to the CTICC to pickup my race number and exploring the awesome exhibition, I was pretty amped just by that fact to experience what it would be to be running the next morning. Waking up at 2:30am to just be able to get … Read More

Introduction

Hi, my name is Geoffrey and I am addicted to running. Well, more addicted to get out there on the trails and enjoying a run or cycle in the beautiful winelands or mountain regions. I started this blog to share my thoughts, experiences and advice that I have or will pick up on the way. It all started about 2 years ago when my wife said to me I should start running with her. I told her I hated running … Read More

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