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Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge 2017

I took some footage of the beautiful trails and mountains at Jonkershoek in Stellenbosch while doing the 38km Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge.
While I was enjoying taking videos, I had to keep an eye on the watch as the cut off time was 7 hours and 30 minutes. I barely made it with 5 minutes to spare.… Read More

Race: 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

Race: Standard Bank Duo Challenge #2

The Standard Bank Duo Challenge was not on my top list of events do to right now but I have not been on the bike in a while but I got convinced to do it regardless. After the fall at the Salomon Bastile Trail Run last weekend, I was not sure I would be fit enough for it. Thursday I went to pilates class and the knee felt ok so I reckoned that it would be 100% for the challenge. … Read More

Race: Salomon Bastille Trail Run

Everyone that has done the Salomon Bastille Trail Run says that it is a very tough one. Not just because of the technical trail but also because of the weather conditions on the day usually. Last year I was unable to do it due to holiday, but it was definitely on the list for this year. I had already registered last year when the registrations opened and knew that I would be fit enough to do the 25km. I was … Read More

Race: Dirtopia Wine Adventure Trail Run

Since the last Dirtopia event 2 weeks ago, I managed to picked up cold and was unable to run for more than a week! I was getting serious FOMO seeing my Strava and with a couple of events still coming up this month I was not impressed about getting sick so I had to get better quickly! Thank goodness I recovered just in time for the Dirtopia Wine Adventure Trail Run at Warwick Wine Estate! With the Bastille Trail Run … Read More

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