Tag Archives: Cape Town

Glencairn Fire

This morning shortly after 10am a Metrorail Train travelling between Sunnycove and Glencairn stations caught alight. Emergency services were on scene quickly to attend to the blaze and did an admirable job containing it and separating the remaining carriages and … Continue reading

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Into the Blue – Reconciliation Day Swim Report

So this morning I took part in the annual Reconciliation Day that had been held over due to adverse conditions on the 16 December. The Reconciliation Day swim forms part of the Freedom Swim Series (previously Cadiz Swim Series) that … Continue reading

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The Inaugural Deep South Run – 50km of trail running bliss

Saturday 16th March I took part in the first Deep South Trail Run also dubbed the Peak to Point run hosted byTrail Junkee. Trail Junkee’s Jackie Exton organised The Peak to Point run as a training run over a 46km course … Continue reading

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Trail Junkee and the Tempo Tuesday Run

It was another beautiful day in Cape Town today with no wind, clear skies and the warm african sun to savour. I was keen to go and run some trails at Silvermine and had heard about a Tempo Tuesday run … Continue reading

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Silvermine XL Trail Run – Race Report

So yesterday Saturday 9th February I took part in my first trail race since the Old Fishermans Trail Challenge in June last year. As some of you may know from a previous post I had a disastrous Ironman 70.3 in … Continue reading

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Ultra Running dreams

going up? So Saturday I did another preparation run for the Silvermine XL Trail Run as part of the Cape summer trail series that I am taking part in on 9 February. I have been looking forward to the run … Continue reading

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Backyard run – Elsies Peak to Beacon Ridge

So last night I did a quick backyard run on the trails above where we currently live. It has been a while since I have done an Elsies Peak loop or one of the slightly longer routes I have that … Continue reading

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