Race: Dirtopia Trail Run Challenge

I love challenges and setting goals. I am doing the Mountain Challenge Series this month and next weekend is the first one, JMC Lite which is 24km of about 1100m elevation and I thought I would try the 25km at the Dirtopia Trail Run Challenge to see how I would handle the longer distance on the trail. I could have opted for the shorter distances to recover better for next week, but me being me, it’s just not me. This … Read More


When I first started running I was introduced to parkrun. At the time there was not many around Cape Town but now there are so many around there is bound to be one in your neighborhood. Root 44 was just around the corner and perfect location to get the running shoes dirty. I remember that day as if it was yesterday. I struggled. I huffed. I puffed. I felt like I was going to fall over when I crossed the … 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


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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