To me that could only mean the finish was 1km away. “Great! Am I almost home?”
“Yes, just about another 9km to go – and starting with 3km of bundu-bashing. Just follow the pink tags!”
I’ve been running for about 26 years, always with a preference for long distance and ultras. Having been a roadie for the first decade, I have my fair share of Comrades and Two Oceans ultras under my belt, but I came to my senses when I moved to Cape Town 18 years ago and found trail. I’ve never looked back….