THE RISING OF THE SON – UTCT 2016

THE RISING OF THE SON – UTCT 2016

What makes UTCT so special for me? It’s the lasting memories as well as the incredible anticipation of what is yet to come. I have been part of UTCT since the very first race in 2014. Originally as a volunteer and then later as a participant from 2015. In each of the...
From zero to Ultra Trail in 6 weeks

From zero to Ultra Trail in 6 weeks

UTCT 2015…Wow! I’ve read some great stories of fellow runners right from the front to the back of the field, and in my case as a back of the grid level runner, I only want to share some of my journey to the start and finish line because I think this is such a great...
Gratitude is a Gift

Gratitude is a Gift

Firstly, let me get this off my chest. Thank you, thank you, and finally thank you! Thank you to everyone who made the 2010 world cup a success for South Africa. Thank you to the guys who collected our recycling this morning, and thank you to all the people who write...

Are You Competing….or Excelling?!

I was once told by a wise man that there is a very big difference between competing and excelling. And more so, competing is not something we should be too focused on. He explained that being competitive could actually be destroying our ability to become creative and...

Happiness Should Not be Hard Work

There is so much being written about happiness and life transformation that I hardly think it’s my place to add new opinions to the debate. But what I do notice is how much people work at trying to be happy. Robert Holden agrees that happiness shouldn’t be...

The Measure of Real Success

I love reading material on authentic happiness, and Robert Holden’s book on Success Intelligence is certainly packed with good wholesome happiness material. On his blog he writes about how he was coaching a group of executives recently in Italy, when he poses...