I decided a week before to give the Addo 2020 race a crack. Despite my coach's protestations, I made the arrangements and ended up en route to the 2020 Addo for my first ultra of the year - the 76km. Now, 76km is not the longest race I have done, nor is it, by any…Read more
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My first trail race of 2020 was KZN Trail Running's Three Cranes Challenge. Despite high hopes, the event unfortunately yielded zero cranes of the live avian variety, but it did deliver fully on its promise of three days of amazing trail running! Based out of the serene Bushwillow Caravan Park - aptly named after the…Read more
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
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
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