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...
8 Proven Motivations to keep you running

8 Proven Motivations to keep you running

It’s so easy to hit the snooze button when your alarm goes off for your morning run especially seeing winter is on its way. What will it take to get you to jump out of bed, put on your shoes and head out the door? Many runners each have their different...
Are you a Fair Weather Runner?

Are you a Fair Weather Runner?

I woke up the other day at 5am knowing I have to get up now for my morning run, but looking out the window I see its raining. Not a hard rain just a little soft rain. So what do I do…. Am I a Fair weather runner? Urban dictionary definition: A person who runs...
Comrades not won in January

Comrades not won in January

A question so many people have: ‘I am injured in January or I didnt run enough in December so I dont think I can run Comrades’. Comrades Marathon is not won or lost in January or December Bruce Fordyce wrote an excellent article this week covering just...
8 reasons to run

8 reasons to run

So your New Years resolution was to loose wight or to start getting fit. First thought gym, cycling or maybe running. Well here are some ideas on why running can be a great idea for getting fit and loosing weight. You loose the weight You just have to do 30 minutes of...
What is tapering?

What is tapering?

If you are a runner its a bad word as it means you need to either stop running or do less running……. The dictionary version – gradually lessen Runners terms – reduction of exercise before a competition Why do I need to Taper? Tapering is...
Starting a new habit in Spring

Starting a new habit in Spring

Ok, so winter is finally over and we are all so happy. You look in the mirror and dont really like what you are seeing. Way too many unhealthy dinners and eating too much. Your reasons behind eating so much is very valid, we all know how cold winter was:) Now what do...
How do I start running?

How do I start running?

This is a question many seasoned runners get all the time. How do you do that? How can I start running? My best advise, go put your shoes on and get out the door………that is probably the hardest part of it. You can make so many excuses not to do it,...