Category Archives: ATHLETES

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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Nicolette Griffioen takes podium at Run the Berg Trail Race 2019

Races under 40km seldom feature very seriously, if at all, on my annual events calendar. But with the Otter African Trail Run looming, I decided a little speed work was in order. Enter the 2019 edition of the 2 day Run the Berg Trail Race! The Extreme version of the race consists of two days…
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