• Running

    13 Peaks

    13 Peaks… What an incredible challenge! The luxury and privilege of having such pristine sections of trail and views that are the best in the world was something that we recognized as something to be taken advantage of.  What is 13 Peaks? It is a trail challenge set by Cape Town-based world-champion trail runner, Ryan Sandes. 13 of the most iconic peaks on Table Mountain is traversed in the set order, spanning a route of over 100km in distance and over 6,000m of vertical ascent. There are 4 different badges to be earned… the 1-day, the 2-day, the Multi-day, and…

  • Book

    It’s a new dawn…and a SPECIAL OFFER

    It’s time for the 1st new feature rollout of Roggie 4.0. My website has a new home! It’s at the same address but a new house so to speak. Rogeemakenny.com has been fully upgraded so that you can have a…

  • Events

    Roggie 4.0 has landed

    It’s my birthday today. I’m a whole 40 years old. I see it as a start of a new chapter in my life, and the closing of a very eventful decade… my 30s. When I turned 30, I was really…

  • Community & Non-Profit

    Ari’s Angels & Light From Africa

    Tonight I had the honour of delivering the keynote address at the Ari’s Angels induction and certification ceremony, supported by the Light From Africa Foundation. The ceremony was the culmination of a programme that the students of Groenvlei High School…

  • Ironman

    Rogeema Kenny…YOU ARE AN IRONMAN!

    It’s been a little while since I’ve crossed the finish line of the Ironman African Championship. The experience to get to that point, changed my life as much as it changed my title. Crossing under that arch at the end…

  • Ironman

    Racked & Ready, tomorrow we RACE!

    Momma I made it… IRONMAN race day is tomorrow! I was not in a good space the last time I blogged. But thankfully, and with very meticulously looking after myself, I got over it and I’m here now, amped and…

  • Ironman

    Smashed the distance at canal swim

    Today I did my longest swim ever, the furthest that we will ever do in training for Ironman, and quite possibly the furthest I will ever swim in my life in one go. The Ironman swim is 3.8km. This morning’s…

  • Ironman

    I almost died this week

    No that’s not click bait. I did almost die. Whoever coined the term “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger“, had never experienced exercise-induced anaphylaxis. But before I get to that story, let me catch you up on what my…

  • Ironman

    My training is a Rollercoaster!

    It’s T minus 15 weeks. At the start of this week I hit a mega low. I was fatigued from the previous week’s training of tough sessions, we had 2 long rides in 3 days, and a tough 10km in…