"No, no, no, no, no, I mumble loudly in Afrikaans. There’s no time to think; there’s no time to look away and run; there’s no time for anything."
Category: Short Stories
Johardt’s Mafadi FKT Attempt – The Back Story
"In a hurry we made it back to camp, squished in like sardines under the gazebo, but relatively dry. The Drakensberg’s unpredictable weather said hello."
My 5:49 Mafadi Run
"I had a chance to reflect, to take it all in, to pray, to shout, to live."
A run to the highest point in South Africa, Mafadi
"A little bit of a plan, proper gear, some stuff to eat and a whole bucket full of faith."
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Why I run for the mountains
"It is in these mountains where I am left breathless, in awe, time and time again"
The 13 Peaks Challenge
"We didn’t start over but headed for the tar road and, with this tiny bit of calmness, reality struck. This was not as straight forward as we thought it would be."
The Rhodes Run #31
"When you absolutely don’t have the urge to stay in bed after six o’clock on a cold winter’s morning then this event is something you’ll love."
The Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail
"The Fish River Canyon is one of those hikes that you’ll never get bored of. With the scenery changes and thousands of different spots to pitch a tent you’ll never have the same experience twice. Couple that with a group …
Ultra Trail Cape Town
"The route takes you through, up and over some magnificent landscapes in and around the Table Mountain National Park, with mountains, coastlines and hundreds of supporters all thrown in the mix."
The Otter African Trail Run (Retto Edition)
"...you’ll go up and down steep little climbs, cross boulders, run on rocks, swim through rivers, smell the ocean, spot some whales, swerve through a jungle and for crying out loud, encounter thousands of wooden steps, literally..."