In my experience, a positive mindset is the largest component of completing any race. I haven’t done research to back up my theory but I’d say at least 60% of completing an ultra-marathon is the right mindset. The other 40% covers logistics, training, nutrition and remaining injury free.Read more "Minding the mud"
While uberPOOL does take longer than a direct taxi ride home and this particular trip was drawn-out by a driver who was battling to read Waze directional commands, it’s an example of the unintended human connections created by the sharing economy.Read more "My shared taxi ‘experiment’"
Life is precious, but one can easily lose perspective and sweat the small stuff. Here’s a list I wrote down this Thanksgiving.Read more "Gratitude"
Satyagraha House is a fitting tribute to a man that spent 21 years of his life in South Africa and changed the world through his thinking and actions. It’s a little Eden. A break from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg.Read more "Gandhi’s Jozi (re)treat"
My New Year’s Day run this year was an uneventful affair compared to a year ago, when I fractured my right foot while running down a hill. This holiday season was different. I trained almost every day to rid my body of the excesses consumed over the holiday period.Read more "On the run"
Madiba was a legendary leader who made South Africa better, forever. We can all learn from his humility, sense of humour and emotional intelligence.Read more "Doing it for Madiba!"
Johannesburg has a great selection of urban and out-of-town trails to run and enjoy.Read more "Trail blazing"