claire badenhorst

claire badenhorst

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Plettenberg Bay / Loves running, cycling and having a good laugh.
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I know, i know being the mother of daughters is not a walk in the park either.   I mean really, how many times can you listen to the Ice Princess (I forget her name) singing Let it Go while your da…

So the other day i needed to go and pick my husband up after his squash game and seeing that i have yet to actually watch him in action on the squash court decided to go a bit earlier and suprise h…

I am so happy because after my latest running injury and a few months of no time in my tackies i am finally back on the trails again.  What a wonderful feeling and what a relief for my family who h…

I am so happy because after my latest running injury and a few months of no time in my tackies i am finally back on the trails again. What a wonderful feeling and what a relief for my family who h…

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So i am blessed to live in a household with three other males and although they have mastered the ‘put the toilet seat down when you have finished’ technique for which i am very gratefu…

Due to a dodgy knee which once again hates me running is not an option at the moment so i am back on my bike and what fun i have been having.  There is nothing quite like racing down the hills with…

Due to a dodgy knee which once again hates me running is not an option at the moment so i am back on my bike and what fun i have been having. There is nothing quite like racing down the hills with…

Sadly my left knee hates me AGAIN, which means i am injured AGAIN, which means no running for who knows how long AGAIN.  What a pain AGAIN !! So in the interim i have decided to start power walking…

Sadly my left knee hates me AGAIN, which means i am injured AGAIN, which means no running for who knows how long AGAIN. What a pain AGAIN ! So in the interim i have decided to start power walking…

Now i am not a fast runner but at least i am out there doing something as opposed to lying on the couch eating chocolate, oh wait i do that to, hence the running.  So the other day i was out gettin…

When upping your running distances there is a pretty good chance of falling asleep at the dinner table with your face in your plate of food.

Sub 2 hour me, The Re/Max Knysna Heads Marathon and 31 measly seconds. – roadshedding

Sub 2 hour me, The Re/Max Knysna Heads Marathon and 31 measly seconds.

So not to recently i promised myself i would stick to only running half marathon’s from now on.  They are, most of the time very doable, i am not wrecked for the rest of the day, training doe…

So not to recently i promised myself i would stick to only running half marathon’s from now on. They are, most of the time very doable, i am not wrecked for the rest of the day, training doe…

So it has just been my birthday and my husband, very kindly, bought me a very nice Garmin watch.  Now until recently i have been running with a ‘cheap and nasty but does the job’ stop w…

I know, i know us runners tend to bore those non runners around us with blow by blow accounts of each and every run we do. The highs, the lows, the people we passed and who passed us, the state of.

Wake up on a glorious summer day and decide that it is a good day to do the washing. A few hours on the wind is howling and although i am pretty sure the washing is dry i cannot find it anywhere. S…

Wake up on a glorious summer day and decide that it is a good day to do the washing. A few hours on the wind is howling and although i am pretty sure the washing is dry i cannot find it anywhere.

Now i love school holidays, i really do but there are days when my children work together very efficiently to ‘lets see if we can make mom go completely off the deep end.’ So yesterday …

Running Humor Because if I don't go for a run right now, I can't be held accountable for my actions.

Although i might make falling while running look really effortless and easy it is not so.  It takes a lot of practice and hard work to inflict such damage with such regularity to various parts of m…

Although i might make falling while running look really effortless and easy it is not so. It takes a lot of practice and hard work to inflict such damage with such regularity to various parts of m…

Sometimes, and it is not very often at all, i just don’t feel like going for a run.  I am tired, my body feels sore, it is hot outside, i have eaten too much or too little or what ever the ca…

Sometimes, and it is not very often at all, i just don’t feel like going for a run. I am tired, my body feels sore, it is hot outside, i have eaten too much or too little or what ever the ca…