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Easter Weekend | 30 & 31 March 2018
Dear Beginner Runner,
I know you’re tired and that you feel like just completing a series
of short runs this past summer took all you had, but your journey isn’t over yet!
Zambian runner, Chibwe Mambwe, recants his experience of his very first OMTOM Ultra Marathon, from inside a sub 7 hour pace bus.
The week before 26 March was marred
by butterflies in my stomach, but for all the wrong reasons. Due to the now
infamous pesky cuboid bone injury, I was still not sure if I would be able to
Saturday 26 March 2016 is a
day I shall NEVER forget… my date with destiny had finally dawned. #OMTOM2016
was here… the day I had longed for, trained for and sacrificed for.
“I really, REALLY
ought to have gone to the ladies before the start of the run - Nature’s call is
ringing loudly and Suri just declared the 1km mark… gods!”
I cannot believe it’s OMTOM week
An African proverb says “it
takes a village to raise a child” and in essence it speaks about the value of
community. One very seldom achieves anything totally on one’s own and my quest
I can hardly believe it, but the Fun Run is THIS Friday!
So I’ve had a very emotional couple of weeks. After several
physio sessions and plenty of resting, I still haven’t been able to shake the
What started out as A BIG
HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOAL seven months ago, has come down to 9 more days before I
embark on one of my biggest challenges ever - as I attempt to run my first
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