Two Oceans half marathon: the home stretch

I’ve never been scared or nervous before any one of my previous five Two Oceans half marathon runs. Nothing but excitement runs through me leading up to race day. It’s probably because I’ve always been prepared after months of solidly clocking up 30 to 50 kilometres a week in training. Today though, I’m filled with the fear of failure. I’m so nervous […]

Dear Santa: a sports fan’s Christmas wish list

  2014 has flown by quicker than a Dale Steyn short ball and Christmas is all of a sudden upon us.  It’s been busy here at LeftBacks HQ, so we totally forgot to send our wish list to the North Pole. Luckily, we’re confident that a week is enough time for the fat, bearded old man to get our […]

Running Shoe Diaries: update

After some convincing from the rest of the LeftBacks team, two weeks ago I decided to put my running story into words and to my surprise it got quite a decent reception. You can read that first post here. I’m still amazed at the response it received. Both Health24 and a magazine in Australia emailed to ask for permission to […]