A few weeks ago I was sitting around feeling very blue as it was the first time in months that I did not have a big race coming. After the ADDO and AfricanX the reality of being back home was just a bit too boring….

ADDO 2016

It has been almost a month since the 2016 Addo 76 trail run and I have had a lot of time to reflect. I can say that it was by far one of my biggest trail running highlights the past year and I will definitely…

Falling around in the Mountains

At the end of November after a very successful Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon I took off to go do the Lesotho Ultra Marathon. My equally crazy running friend Nic Grannum accompanied me on the trip, him with slightly more tired legs than my own having…

A tale of two KAEM’s

Since I first put on a pair of running shoes about five years ago I have always been the kind of person to wing it when it comes to planning my year and I often don’t think the challenge through that I’m about to undertake….

Becoming the Accidental Athlete.

I don’t really like calling myself an athlete because I haven’t been a dedicated one for a very long time and even when I used to be a serious athlete I was an accidental one. The reason for starting this blog is to map my…