Running Past Your Comfort Zone x

Comfort zones. Ah! The humble abode for many such as myself, a place to reside with a guarantee of very little interruption, inadvertently guaranteeing very little growth. For the longest time, my personal comfort zone has been exactly that, a zone where I found most of my comfort from, and upon having stumbled upon one of the most challenging years…

‘Why Do I Love This So Much Again?’

With the first two weeks of my training for the Soweto Marathon having finally started, I must say that my expectations were somewhat of a stark contrast to the reality of beginning to run again after procrastinating for a month or two. Much like I always tend to do, I imagined beautifully endured strides, with little to no effort at…

The 42km Road: Soweto Marathon x

I recently decided to embark on a (probably painful) journey leading me down a road that spans 42km, filled with running, probable walking and lots of heavy breathing fueled with water and Coke. The decision came about when I realized that I was by no means ready for a marathon. The mere thought of running more than 21kms instilled the…