• Healthy Habits,  Race Reports

    Jumping Kids : Jackrabbit Charity Trail Run

    Date Held: 18 November 2017 Distances: 5km / 10km / 13km Terrain: Trail running Venue: Hoogland Health Hydro Website: My Road Less Travelled and Jumping Kids Photos by: On Saturday 18  November I joined My Road Less Travelled and Jumping Kids to take part in the Jumping Kids Jackrabbit Charity Trail Run at the beautiful Hoogland Health Hydro. Hoogland is a family owned and run Health Hydro, established in 1977 by Abraham Kruger and his wife, Annette. Hoogland is a peaceful haven where people from all walks of life come to manage their health and wellbeing holistically in a homely yet professional environment. Hoogland is set in the heart of a large private…

  • Healthy Habits,  Race Reports

    Scrub Hare Trail Run

    Date Held: 3 September 2017 Distances: 5km / 13km / 20km Terrain: Trail running Venue: Leeuwenkloof  Website: My Road Less Travelled Photos by: @TVrugtman / @AdventureLifeSA Scrub Hare Trail Race was hands down one of my favourite races organised by My Road Less Travelled. It was filled with lots of challenging terrain and interesting twists and turns so intricate that we even got lost for a few seconds, but hey, that’s part of the adventure! There are allot of pictures in this post, but I just couldn’t decide on what to use! All of them are so good! My Road less travelled aims to challenge runners to push boundaries whilst exploring untapped areas. Venues are…

  • Healthy Habits

    Running Pregnant : First Trimester

    Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, midwife or nurse. The information expressed in the series “Running Pregnant – By JBRobinBog.com” should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before running during pregnancy and postpartum. So now that the cat is out of the bag and everybody basically knows about out little present that is on its way I can finally start with the new feature that I will be running over the following weeks. That is  – Running Pregnant –  As per my previous post I said after finding out that I am pregnant I started to do some research for running while pregnant, it was very…

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    The Mother of all Surprises: Running for 2

    I love Surprises! I love the happy feeling of something that happens unexpectedly! As adults be rarely get surprised anymore, we mostly lose that as we grow up- and I never want to lose that, little did I know that 2017 would hold for me the surprise of my LIFE! I was sitting at my desk one Thursday morning at work, I can’t exactly remember what I was doing at the time, but I suddenly realized that I had to make my monthly trip to the pharmacy. And it was like a light went on. I don’t know why I bought a pregnancy test that day, but something told me…

  • Healthy Habits,  Science

    Why do I Pee my pants when I run?!

    When I run, it makes me feel free, it liberates me from any responsibilities and things that I otherwise HAVE to do. I like to run fast, and I don’t like being stopped and distracted. But I’ve recently started to encounter a very distracting and very embarrassing event whilst running, and to be honest it’s been happening for a while, I’ve just always tried to prevent it by running slower and not pushing as hard, which is not very realistic if your trying to improve your times and distances. I spoke to a few other ladies that run with me, and I’ve discovered that this in not actually such a…