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Once, Twice, Three Times a Challenge

At sunrise every first Saturday in November a crowd of runners assembles on Long Street in Cape Town for  for the start of a 50-kilometre race that will see them huffing-and-puffing up (and down) the three peaks surrounding the Cape Town City Bowl. Devil’s Peak, Maclear’s Beacon on Table Mountain and Lion’s Head are their…

Getting competitive on Cape Town’s Three Peaks

I’m not a particularly competitive runner, although I might sometimes chase a faster time on routes or events that I do regularly. It’s just not often that I’m up for it. But when the opportunity does arise I’m all for it. Last Sunday was the UCT (that be The University of Cape Town for out…