Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2019 represented more than just a race for me. After 18 months of practical work to conclude my 6-year degree, UTCT was symbolic of the light at the end of the tunnel. It fell two weeks after my final theoretical exam paper, allowing me sufficient time to relax and prepare for one…Read more
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My goal this year was to better my past 2 previous results, coming 2nd place in 2016 (13hrs:31min) and 1st place in 2017 (12hrs:58min) and, of course, to challenge the record. With a goal like this, my preparations prior to the event had to be on point. My training included high mileage, quality endurance, strength…Read more
One of the highlights of my year (although when toeing the start line, I can't remember why) is the K-Way SkyRun. 500 runners descending on the quaint town of Lady Grey (with Mayor, Uncle Aubrey ) for a quick trot – ja, right - over the spine of the Witteberg Mountains. Nervous faces and checking out…Read more
With two final theoretical exams left to end my many-year degree and having the second one fall the day before Skyrun 2019, I reluctantly made the realistic decision not to run this year's 100km. I would take the opportunity to run UTCT instead. Unfortunately, my mom and boyfriend had both already entered for the 100km…Read more
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