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Akasia 3 In 1 Half Marathon

At 04:30 this morning we left Randburg to run the “easy” Akasia 21km. The last 2km of the trip took quite a bit of time because of the traffic jam. Fortunately we used the Garmin to drive on some of the side roads to get to Wonderpark Sho ...

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A big THANKS to the Anonymous donors for my project Run To Hear!

A heartfelt thanks to all the anonymous donors who have contributed to my project Run To Hear!I wish I knew who you are so that I can properly thank you in person, but I respect the decision to remain anonymous.Whoever you are, please know that you h ...

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Psyched out, on psych couch, psycho babble, psycho….

Oh boy – what am I doing? How big is this challenge, how much is it taking out of me, how much is it costing (new shoes and all) – can I reach the goal? I injured my hamstring last week and had a forced rest - it was divine and I was ve ...

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Running with GPS…big fun!!

I have wanted a GPS watch for a long time now, but there were always a few factors that made the watches not so attractive to me. The biggest drawback of the older generation GPS watches was the relatively short battery life. “Short” when ...

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Assegaai Half Marathon

On Friday we braved the road works and made our way to Piet Retief for the Assegai marathon. We ended up spending almost an extra hour traveling because of all the road works on the N17 after Leandra. But don’t let that stop you from making the ...

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Vaal or Akasia

Good day, I need some first hand experiance and info on the akasia Marathon (6 march), route profile ect. Its a toss up between The Vaal(7 march) or Akasia,(6 march) I have done Vaal before and it is an OK route, (always hot as hell) abit of a driv ...

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My training for Comrades 2010: Update #2

My training is still on schedule and well under way. My friend and I did a fast 21.1km at the Tuks race on Saturday 20 February. The race was hosted at the High Performance Center at L.C. de Villiers.The route was very challenging with a few long an ...

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BDO Peninsula 1/2 Marathon

Sunday’s Peninsula Marathon and Half had some very unpleasant winds, but a good crowd turned out for what is a deceptively tough route. I lined up for the half and looking at the amount of people doing the full, I felt like a bit of a wuss. One ...

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FS Valentine Race of Love

Harmony Strider’s 10km Race of Love took place in Welkom. It was a huge success and THANKYOU to all the sponsor’s and everyone that took time to experience the race. Baie Dankie, your participation was Fab ! ...

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Run To Hear donations well under way!

Donations for my Run To Hear project are well under way.With an initial target of R10 000, the project has recently passed the halfway mark with the fund barometer currently standing at R6 150 !!I am very pleased about and grateful for all the contri ...

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