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Injinji Performance 2.0 Review: The only pair of socks you will ever need

Injinji Performance 2.0 Review: The only pair of socks you will ever need

As big a shoe fanatic as I am, I’ve never really paid much attention to socks. I‘ve essentially lived by three basic sock rules:

  1. You had to match the colour of your socks to your shoes and pants,
  2. Sport socks were better for exercising than the ones you wore to work, and
  3. Unless you were Michael Jackson, white socks were only for the gym bag (if ever worn at all)

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Summer Lovin’ (wakka chikka wakka chikka)

Summer Lovin’ (wakka chikka wakka chikka)

Okay, I admit that is a misleading title. Summer Lovin’ actually refers to the awesome summer vacation that I just had. No indecent love stories here, unfortunately. I usually save all my inappropriate comments for when I’m around my mother in-law – because it’s really funny to see her blush 🙂
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Trail Bokkies: Solo Missions in Newlands Forest

Trail Bokkies: Solo Missions in Newlands Forest

I awoke early on Sunday morning to a bright sunny bedroom and just stared at the ceiling. For the first time in weeks of regular Sunday Trail Bokkies runs, this week we were “too busy” to get out there because of weddings and other grownup stuff.
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Nike+ SportWatch GPS Review

Nike+ SportWatch GPS Review

I’ve been wanting to check this gadget out for a while and I managed to sweet-talk Waleed into lending his Nike+ SportWatch GPS to me for a couple of days so that I could put it through some testing. The ability to measure my performance has always been something that I’ve been interested in – plus carrying my phone around on runs with Endomondo was really becoming a chore…Phones are strictly for selfies!

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Trail Bokkies: Rocks and Rainbows

Trail Bokkies: Rocks and Rainbows

This Wednesday’s mid-week Trail Bokkies run was a special one. Not only did we welcome the return of our travelling bokkies Rushdie and Nailah from their epic holiday, it was also the first time we got to run the Pipe Track at Table Mountain.
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Trail Du Mont Rochelle 8km "Fun" Run Review

Trail Du Mont Rochelle 8km “Fun” Run Review

The newest members of the Trail Bokkies group (Aanikah and I) were out for our very first trail race – the inaugural Trail Du Mont Rochelle run. For the last couple of week’s we’ve been meeting up for a regular Wednesday evening 5km run in Newland’s Forest with the rest of the crew, but now it was time to take this show on the road!
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