the world's most beautiful marathon
Easter Weekend | 14 & 15 April 2017
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
There are a mere 9 days left until the Fun Run and my stress
levels are at an all-time high. Between endless family gatherings where the
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