Saldanha Health Run 2024

Entering a race whatever the distance may be, always seems to be a good idea in the evening just when I’m settling down with a cup of tea or my very favourite go to – a Pepsi Max.  It would appear that all resistance is totally lost at this hour of the day (or night) and I just can’t hold myself back from pushing that ENTER button.  I do however make sure that the race is in our province as I have no intention of running a 10km in Phalaborwa!

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Rhodes Quality Half Marathon Wellington 2024

Workers Day – International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement and occurs every year on 1 May, or the first Monday in May.  And…

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Weskus 21km

Hosted at the stunning venue Langebaan Country Estate organised by Langebaan Strandlopers in association with West Coast Honorary Rangers and run in accordance with ASA and BOLAND ATHLETICS RULES THE MARATHON IS A COMRADES & TWO OCEANS ULTRA QUALIFIER And so the morning began at an early bird time of 04h00.  I…

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Constantia Village 15km 2024

Oh my goodness, getting up at 04h00 is not for sissies.  No siree!  If one holds down a job that requires such an early start, then so be it.  If one needs to be at the airport at that time, then so be it.  But getting up before the crack of dawn…

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Bay to Bay – 2024

As soon as the Bay to Bay tickets opened up for sale, I was in there like a long dog and bought mine immediately.  30kms.  Yup, early bird and all that.  I wouldn’t be looking for a last-minute purchase or a substitute.  No siree, I had my ticket bought and paid for. …

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Hohenort 15km – 2024

History of the Race The first-ever Hohenort was held on 15 November 1975 and is the flagship event of the Pinelands Athletic Club. The name Hohenort is derived from the area in which it is held, Hohenort is the name of a sub-section of the Constantia Valley. Due to its popularity and growth the start and…

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Tygerberg AVBOB 15km – 2023

A circular, flat route around Rietvlei, with spectacular views of Table Mountain. AVBOB has been sponsoring the race for 38 years. Come Saturday morning I had arranged to collect Heidi on my way through to the Tygerberg AVBOB 15km which had – as many years before – been arranged to start at…

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Robben Island Museum Memorial Run

Whilst up in Umhlanga on our usual two week breakaway I saw an advert for the Robben Island Museum Memorial Run and without hesitation entered there and then.  I posted the advert on our girls WhatsApp group and sure enough before long we had (mostly) entered and looking forward to our overseas…

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