There is a disturbing affliction stalking competitive sport these days. It’s insidious in its strength, slowly, silently and steadily eating its way into the very marrow of those who love sport the most. It affects men and women of all ages and of any level in their sport. Most have never even heard of it, and the most worrying of all is that the medical fraternity is still on a steep learning curve with it.
About Linda Doke
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….