16 Feb 2017
Don’t worry too much about pace per km or those details. There’s a bit of creativity involved out on the trails and with that comes a very relaxed nature and you really have to go with the flow, although you will still be running hard. Strong ankles, a strong pivot point, a strong core and strong hips are vital to navigate the trail obstacles and to avoid injury,...
14 Dec 2016
On Saturday 10 December, I toed the line for my last contest of the season, and with that, quite a long season. It was finally time for the Ultra Trail Cape Town 100km. I have been wanting to add this one to my resume since Christiaan won it October last year and I had to settle for the 65km due to racing the Transalps 270km...
01 Nov 2016
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23 Aug 2016
19 Jul 2016
Words by Kirsty Hatt: Capetonian Landie Greyling finished fourth at last weekend’s Marathon du Mont-Blanc, an alpine trail-running event in Chamonix, France. Greyling, who has an impressive national and international trail running record, improved her position in the annual marathon (41.6km) from 12th in 2014. “This is one of the most well-known and competitve European races and I am very happy with the improvement I...
15 Jul 2016
Ingredients: 1 cup pecan, almond or pumpkin seed meal 1/2 cup flaxseed 1/2 cup flax meal 3 Tbsp psyllium husk fibre 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 Tbsp xylitol 1/2 tsp salt 2 large free-range eggs 2 Tbsp coconut oil or butter 3/4 cup lukewarm water 2 Tbsp sesame seeds 2 Tbsp poppy seeds Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Mix all dry...
11 Jun 2016
Ingredients: 120g buckwheat flour 1⁄2 tsp salt 250ml oat/rice/almond milk 1⁄3 of ripe banana 4 tsp honey 1 tsp baking powder 1 1⁄2 tsp tahini/peanut butter/almond butter Coconut oil for frying Method: Put all the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until everything is smooth. Cover the base of a non-stick frying pan with a dash of oil. It’s just so that your pancake won’t...
09 Jun 2016
Why do we travel? Eleanor Roosevelt sums it up rather well: “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Travel pushes us into a spell of seemingly uncomfortable situations such as meeting new people with completely different lifestyles and cultures or navigating our way around a mountain...
26 May 2016
On Saturday 28 May, I will be running my first international race of 2016, The Maxi Annecy Race in France. This is a trail race of 85km around Lake Annecy with its beautiful landscapes, mountains and quaint French villages. The Lake Annecy Race is an exceptional event that offers an authentic mountain trail with a great variety, from technical single-tracks through the forests to...
12 Apr 2016
This past weekend, Christiaan & I went on yet another weekend getaway. This time to a quaint little town of Greyton, less than 2 hours drive from Cape Town. It is one of the most beautiful villages, situated in the majestic Riviersonderend Mountain range, off the N2 in the Overberg. We joined the crew of the Greyton Classic Mountain bike and Trail Event to explore some possibilities...