Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km – Why I Will Return To World’s Most Beautiful Marathon

Bronze 56km #OMTOM2017

Last Easter weekend I flew to Cape Town to enter my first race in the Mother City. Although I have been here before (part of Comrades race and Cape Town tour), there was something special about coming back to South Africa. Clearly I adore this continent with all its unique and colourful identity. As itsRead more

Iznik Ultra 136km – How on earth I retired 10km before finishing line?

The blue Lake Iznik, Bursa, Turkey

Iznik in Bursa province is a beautiful town in one corner of the world. A peaceful, serene and calm town around Turkey 5th largest lake surrounded by stone wall built by the Greek. Majority part of the wall still remain intact. There are many historical aspects to the city – a town that in itselfRead more

The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km

North Face Cappadocia 110km

This particular trail race in a region of spectacular surrounding that is a UNESCO heritage site has always been on my bucket list.  Been blessed to have visited wonderful Turkey few times including the central Anatolia (where Cappadocia is), I was pretty confident on travelling solo to participate in The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km with a variationRead more

Dear Runners for Borobudur Marathon: Don’t Register Until You Have Understood These 11 Things

Medal Borobudur Marathon
Medal Borobudur Marathon

When I heard that Stamford Raffles (British Governor and founder of modern Singapore) in 1814 went to look for this sanctuary deep in the island of Java and how serene the picture of Borobudur in front my coffee table travel book ‘The Road Less Travelled‘, without much delay I signed up the full marathon 42.2kmRead more