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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…

Calitz claims hat trick at LionHeart

Red Bull LionHeart played out on Saturday on Cape Town’s Lion’s Head where runners faced off against each other in elimination rounds. For the third year in a row, K-Way athlete AJ Calitz  dominated the event to claim a hat trick of LionHeart crowns. He set another new course record of 25.54 in the process. “LionHeart is…

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…

TV Debut

A little while back I received an email asking if I wanted to assist with a trail running excerpt for the Expresso Show, a local lifestyle show on morning TV on SABC3. Now with a face made for radio and a voice for mime I was reluctant at first. I really wasn’t into going into…