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Comrades 2015: The Journey 

“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour” – Eleanor Roosevelt Comrades 2015 was definitely a must-do run, besides it being an up-run (Durban to Pietermaritzburg), it was also a commemorative run. The 90th Comrades run!The journey to the Comrades 2015 start line has been a rough, tough, derailed, […]

EightySeven point SevenTwo 

87.72 LXXXVII Eighty Seven point Seven Two No matter how you write it, it still remains the same number. Did you know that 87.72 kms is equal to 54.51 miles and 47.34 nautical miles and, that 87.72 kms is the official distance from America Dourada to Wagner.  It is also the official distance between Quarzazate and Abaachen in Morocco. […]


True motivation comes from within. No one can hand it to you, but no one can take it away, either. With Comrades 2015 lurking only 25 days away, the anxiety levels are slowing starting to rise. Reality is slowly dawning that the 89 grueling kilometre journey awaits me. Making it harder to swallow, is the fact […]

Blogging or Bragging 

Blogging Or Bragging….. It’s been ages since my last blog post. It’s not that I haven’t thought about blogging or run out of blog post ideas. It’s just been finding the ‘time’ to sit down quietly with my thoughts and type them into a post. Well that spree is over now. I have taken to […]