What to know about Comrades 2019

What to know about Comrades 2019

Comrades 2019 is a couple of weeks away. Your training should almost be done its just the last couple of weeks of tapering that is left. Here is some info you should know about: Date: 9th June Its an up run  Official km for 2019 – 87km Starting – City Hall...
Worried about getting sick

Worried about getting sick

You know what it’s like… You’ve been training for months for your big race… …And then two weeks before race day, someone close to you starts coughing and spluttering  The safest would be to kick everyone out of the house for the next two...
Two Oceans

Two Oceans

On 20th April our Runners set out to run Two Oceans Half and Ultra Marathon 50th Year. In 1970 only 26 runner participated, this year over 30 000. What a race it was!!! On Friday they sent out emails to advise all of us that we will not be running the gorgeous...
Two Oceans send off

Two Oceans send off

On Wednesday 26th March we had our Two Oceans send off. Its one of our biggest groups running this year. Almost half our members have entered either the half of Ultra Marathon. Thank you so much to our Sponsor Actor Pharma and Airborne our shirts are amazing!!!!!...
7 Types of Runs

7 Types of Runs

Running is just running right. You put your shoes on and you hit the road. Depending on how you feel you go fast you go slow you just run. Nope…. There are 7 Types of runs…. Recovery Run: a slow run that helps you recover from a fast race pace run. A...
10 things the best runners do every day

10 things the best runners do every day

Every runner has their own routine and way of doing things. Here are some examples from great runners. They keep a running log – So for some we use our Strava accounts or Garmin  accounts to work this out but there are some that write down each run. Its a great...
Awards evening 2018

Awards evening 2018

What a great Award Evening we had on Saturday 10 November. We were privileged to have Charne Bosman as our guest speaker and all our member walked away with some great inspiration. Two Oceans Winners 2018 Men’s winners 56km Fastest – Richard Hoare –...
How to cope with an injury

How to cope with an injury

A Running injury can be a life changing occurrence for a runner. If you have been injured or are injured now, follow the following steps to recover. An injury starts often as a simple niggle or a dull sensation on your knee, foot, calf or hips.This could however be...
Comrades 2019

Comrades 2019

So the date of entries has been released as 19 October but this year the rules have changed. Make sure you know them and are aware of all of them. Some highlights: Entries: open on the 19 October 2018 and close on 10 December 2018 or once the quota of 25 000 has been...