Hi, I’m Peppadew, how do you do?
I am a ultrarunner from Durban, South Africa, the home to the 89k Comrades Marathon, the biggest and oldest ultra in the world. I am also a mum of two small people and four doggy furbabies, a wife and a lawyer in one of the biggest firms in our city. I have described our life as frenetic and full-on but it is also fun. Our Peppadew family tends to work as a solid team and while it makes life fairly chaotic there is a definite rhythm in the way we move together through our days. Everyone has their function, their task, their quirk and it all works in beautiful mayhem.
Although I dabbled in a bit of running at school, I will have to admit that my teenage years were spent chasing boys rather than chasing records… and the older I got the more slothful I became. Read more >>