Archive | July, 2010

Namibian deja vu

Posted on 23 July 2010

Once again I found myself waking up at 5.30am in the middle of the Namib desert on the day of the Namibian 24h ultra marathon. I was amongst the first people to wake up and the camp looked almost deserted, except for Faan’s cooks who were busy preparing breakfast. The evening before I had been […]

Energise your body, feed your brain

Posted on 21 July 2010

When preparing for an ultra it is very important to plan your hydration and energy strategy. When are you going to drink, what are you going to eat at what point etc. Over the years I have been running ultras I have tried and tested a few different ways and at my most recent race, […]

Made it – of course *smile*

Posted on 06 July 2010

The Namibian 24h Ultramarathon in 2010 is now under my belt and I made it… The relief to have come to the end for a second time was great, and this year I felt strong throughout the race. I managed the race like I wanted and almost everything went according to plan. I will post […]