Tag: two oceans

Running on Gu

 

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored or paid-for post. 

One thing I noticed while training for the Two Oceans is how the runs were taking it out of me. I sweat a lot (overshare?) when I run – as in, I pour with sweat (more overshare?), and I realized that this could mean my electrolyte levels drop quite a bit, and need to be replaced. This could result in feeling tired, fatigued, and just plain sore. When you train around your neighbourhood, it is not easy to stay hydrated because there aren’t water points conveniently situated every 4km. I managed to work in two petrol station stops into my routes, but this is hardly sufficient for a 20km training run. (more…)

The (Long) Road to the Two Oceans

As you all know, I broke my foot last year October, but this didn’t stop me from entering the Two Oceans when entries opened in November. I knew it wasn’t going to be an easy journey, especially because I needed to take a decent amount of time off to heal. (more…)

Cape Town, Here I Come!

I have been wanting to participate in the Two Oceans marathon for a while now, and things have always just gotten in the way – work, finances, or entries just selling out too fast.  So, I soon learnt that by joining a running club, I could have access to entries a week earlier than the general public – thereby, greatly increasing my chances of getting an entry. (more…)

Two Oceans Entries have Opened!

This morning, I bit the bullet, and entered myself and Ross (he didn’t really have a choice) for the Two Oceans half marathon.  Unfortunately, because we are novices and haven’t run it before, this means we might not get to ultimately run it as our names will be entered into a random draw.

They have so many entries, that they have to do a draw to choose 6000 novices (out of the 10000 odd entries) that can enter.  Fingers crossed we are picked!

Also, I may just be doing it for the T-Shirt.

Have you entered yet?  If not, go here.  Entries are known to go FAST (unlike the speed at which I ‘run’).