KAEM 2017 Reflections

By Kim van Kets ‘I don’t push it and I don’t hang about.  If I just keep putting one foot in front of the other, it stands to reason that I’m going to get there.  I’ve begun to think that we sit much more than we’re supposed to.” He smiled. “Why else would we have...

Day 7 article – The Last Leg

FINAL DAY – 21km By Kim van Kets “Ooh I’m going to MISS camping!” says Emily wistfully as we all sit around the “fire” on or last night.  Really?  Really?  I’m sure we can get Brendes/Rambo (our glorious Camo Camp Kommandant/CCK) to rig up a gazebo for anyone...

Day 6 Article

By Kim van Kets Day 6 – 46km Bloody Scalding as usual don’t know actual temp Today began with way too much optimism considering how it ended.  Whew.  Its never over ‘til its over.  I woke up in top spirits.  I had an excellent sleep, opened my eyes before...

Day 4&5 Article

By Kim van Kets The Loooooong Day (in fact the longest 74km in the history of running) Temperature: Blisteringly hot and freezing cold “There are some who like to run, they run for fun in the hot, hot sun!” Dr Seuss Some stats to begin with: We started out with 41...