The Pick ‘n’ Pay Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon 2013

After the hugely disappointing but totally unavoidable cancellation of the 2012 Knysna Marathon, it will be interesting to see if there is a decrease in demand for this sold-out event. My feeling is the heavy rain experienced will have done nothing to dampen the spirits of the thousands of runners keen on participating in this iconic race which is celebrating it’s 30th year!

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The Knysna Big 5 2013

I have run the Knysna Half and the Knysna Marathon, but this year I have gone big and entered the Knysna Big 5 Sport Challenge! The Challenge is now in it’s 4th year. Whilst each event has it’s own organiser, the Big 5 Challenge is organised by Magnetic South, and entry is through them.

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My Knysna Forest Marathon 2011

After having to downgrade in 2010 from the Marathon to the Half-marathon, this year was my first Knysna Forest Marathon — in fact it was my first official marathon! Whilst I absolutely loved the race, I made some mistakes and learned some lessons the hard way!

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My Knysna Half Marathon 2010

Despite having had lived in Knysna for 2 years, I had never run the Knysna Marathon. Having entered the 2010 race, I had to withdraw due to my Greyton Classic ankle injury of three weeks ago. Feeling incredibly disappointed to be missing my marathon debut, I tagged along for the weekend’s festivities…

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