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MohennysDoTurkiye - It's almost race day

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Friday, November 11, 2016, In : Travel 

The idea of this trip started one day (or should I say night) in February this year when Fadeelah and Quaseem called me up at 2am and said: "Qatar Airways is having a flight sale. Do you want to go with us and do the Istanbul Marathon in November?" I thought someone had died when the phone rang that time of the night, but anyway... of course I said YES I AM IN! And it didn't make sense to just go for the marathon in a city and country that has so much to see, so a 2-week holiday was built aro...

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MohennysDoTurkiye - A mixed welcome

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Saturday, November 5, 2016, In : Travel 

Quaseem, Fadeelah, and I left Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 for our long-awaited trip to Turkey to run the Istanbul Marathon, and make a fabulous holiday out of it while we're at it. It was a long 9h30 flight to Doha, 8 hours in transit and then another 4 hour flight to Istanbul, making a full 24 hours of travel. We were lucky in that both flights were a little bit empty, and I used some handy travel tips I've picked up to make sure we were positioned to have the highe...
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OMTOM

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Friday, April 3, 2015, In : Running 

I had a list of super scary goals at the start of the year. 
Believe it or not, running a 56.6km race was not one of them. Yet here I am, on the eve of my first ultramarathon, feeling nervous, excited, and most of all extremely blessed and grateful at the prospect of lining up at that start line tomorrow. I will save the part of when and why I decided to do it for the post-race report ;)

It was back in late-2009 that Fadeelah and I started training for our first 5km (yes, we trained for it, qui...

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135 Minutes for Brony...

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : Running 

 On 12 November 2011, I will run a sub 2h15 half marathon.


There...I said it.

Who is Brony and why is her name in the heading? I will get to that soon enough. Right now I will first give the background to the plan for 12 November.

I am a runner. Although not too long ago I could literally not run 2km, the bug bit me when I went to spectate and second for a friend at the 2010 Two Oceans ultra-marathon. I will not rehash that story now, but you can read about it here.

Right now I would like to intr...

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I Am Runner...

Posted by Rogeema on Sunday, April 11, 2010, In : Running 

ROAD RUNNING... it is my newfound passion and source of inspiration... and a true testament to the amazing machine that is the human body!

Being a bit of a fitness junkie, I have always had a very intense love of gym and sport in general. But the one piece of equipment that was never my friend was the treadmill. I hated running. The treadmill was something I used when I needed to warm up and didn't feel like using any of the other cardio equipment, and I never stayed on it longer than 5 minute...

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