Category: Training

Anticipation. Acceptance. Perseverance.

By Ann Ashworth 2 comments
This past weekend I was invited to speak to a group of athletes taking part in an SBR Sport triathlon training camp hosted by Mike Roscoe and Tracy Dennis in
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Be Extra-Ordinary

By Ann Ashworth 6 comments
Once every two weeks I branch out beyond the borders of my Sandton-Rosebank-Cresta triangle to visit Tim Pearson, biokineticist-in-chief at Pinnacle Health, located in the Hobart Centre, Bryanston. Tim was
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Where to now?

By Ann Ashworth 5 comments
Earlier this year I announced publicly that Comrades 2019 would be my last Comrades Marathon and that I had had enough of ultra distance running. Now, for anyone outside my
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You gotta have faith!

By Ann Ashworth 4 comments
_ There really is no such thing as the “perfect build-up”. I challenge anyone to convince me that nothing went wrong for them, in terms of sickness, injury or personal
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Its the last push – 6 weeks…

By Ann Ashworth no comments
_ I’ve just entered week three in Dullstroom, which means we are now six weeks out from Comrades 2019.  Yikes! In between training sessions, and in lieu of television (or
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Niggles – Who do I turn to?

By David Ashworth no comments
It’s that time of the year again. Comrades athletes are out and about piling on the mileage to their weekend long runs. To avoid common injuries that can leave you
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Is 40 the new 30? Not for me.

By Ann Ashworth no comments
_ Good things come slow, especially in distance running. Bill Dellinger _ Today is my birthday. I am 35 years old.  And while previously I would have avoided admitting my
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My running. My life.

By Ann Ashworth 3 comments
For many of us running forms part of our identity.  Some of us reflect this identity in our social media handles (e.g. @runninggirl42; @racingsnake10 etc); proudly describe ourselves as runners
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Choose your mentors wisely

By Ann Ashworth no comments
Shortly after the launch of Team Massmart in November 2017, we decided to introduce our “mentorship program”, an initiative whereby each sponsored elite athlete would “adopt” and mentor a sub-elite
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MAKE 2019 YOUR COMEBACK

By Ann Ashworth 9 comments
_ I’m not your typical winner, or at least, I’m not the sort of person one would ordinarily expect to win the ultimate human race, the Comrades Marathon. I am
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