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Cradle of Humankind Half Marathon 2013

Cradle of Humankind Half Marathon 2013

Posted on April 29th, 2013

Lovely day, great roads and I saw a white tiger. The Cradle of Humankind Half Marathon is a good race to try. The race starts within the grounds of the Kloofzicht Lodge which is a brilliant setting for a start of a race; there are a few small lake...

Loskop Ultra Marathon 2013

Loskop Ultra Marathon 2013

Posted on April 23rd, 2013

The loskop ultra marathon (50km) tested my mind to the limits this weekend. The constant rain and wind battering my body, made this a sopping wet and icy cold run. The route however is quite nice it goes from Middleburg which is fairly high (1500m) ...

Jquery RSS feed using Yahoo Pipes

Jquery RSS feed using Yahoo Pipes

Posted on April 19th, 2013

A friend of mine has been using a free website service for information about his business. He wanted an RSS feed from another site and this free website service only offered html editing, no php or any other good stuff. So I found a way to bring in a...

Slow-Mag Half Marathon 2013

Slow-Mag Half Marathon 2013

Posted on April 14th, 2013

The Loskop Ultra is next weekend so I decided to do the Slow-Mag half and convinced a friend to try his first half marathon. This is a really pleasant and very popular race and includes a 10km, half marathon, marathon and a 50km ultra. The first cha...

parkrun

parkrun

Posted on April 14th, 2013

The parkrun is a simple free 5km timed run every Saturday run by volunteers. It started in the UK back in 2004 but has spread to many other countries including our very own South Africa. As its name implies the run is done in a park and in South Afr...

Fill a template from a spreadsheet

Fill a template from a spreadsheet

Posted on April 10th, 2013

So you got an event happening every week or month and you use the same advert or agenda each time. You hate having to open up the old document and change the same parts of the document over and over again. I use Google Drive very often to manage my T...

Two Oceans Marathon 2013

Two Oceans Marathon 2013

Posted on April 4th, 2013

The Two Oceans Marathon (56km) was windy, beautiful, very long and extremely fun. It started out with a really, really early morning (4:30) to cope with the expected traffic and my buddy was doing the 21km which stated before the ultra. I recommend ...

Township Marathon

Township Marathon

Posted on April 3rd, 2013

The pressure was on to qualify for the Two Oceans Marathon, this was my last chance to do a qualifier in Gauteng.To be honest I didn’t really plan my Two Oceans build up very well. The Gift of the Givers Township Marathon (24 Feb 2012) was my first 4...

Webmatrix Pretty Permalinks

Webmatrix Pretty Permalinks

Posted on April 3rd, 2013

I used Microsoft’s WebMatrix to develop some Wordpress themes and simple websites. Yes I’m a little lazy and WebMatrix sets up everything I need when starting a new site. I’ve used XAMPP before but it is all manual and time consuming and doesn’t ha...

Jackie Gibson Half Marathon 2013

Jackie Gibson Half Marathon 2013

Posted on April 3rd, 2013

Slightly nervous about the upcoming Two Oceans marathon; all I needed was a good race to settle the nerves and this is what the Jackie Gibson was. There is not much to say about the Jackie Gibson Half Marathon (21.1km) because it went so well. The w...

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