Category Archives: ATHLETES

Nicolette takes podium at the Three Cranes Challenge

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…
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2019 was my 3rd time lining up for the K-Way SkyRun

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…
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AJ Calitz sets a new record for the 65km K-Way SkyRun 2019 race

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…
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