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Home >> Blog >> Guest Blogger >> Why Do I Run? by Nicolene

Why Do I Run? by Nicolene

  • Half Marathon

I have always been quite an active person, but coming from a sprinting back ground, I never really ran more than 3kms. I worked with adidas on a few photo shoots and when the news came along that they are going to be the new technical sponsor for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, I jumped at the opportunity to be part of #myjourney. I didn't hesitate for one second to take on the challenge. And since the first time I ran further than my comfort zone, I was hooked!

Running is a whole new experience for me and it’s the most amazing feeling to see how far the body can go when your mind is in the right place. That is the biggest lesson that running has taught me. Living in the most beautiful place also helps to make running a magical experience, be it a run next to the ocean, a mountain run or trail through the forest...I am now a true converted runner and so excited for my first, but definitely not last Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon.