Category Archives: Brian Gardner

Race Report: Brian Gardner – South African Orienteering Championships

Day 1 of the event was the middle distance, and it was an extremely hot afternoon! I wasn’t quite prepared for mid-30’s, but everyone was in the same boat. I generally love this type of rocky bushveld terrain, but today’s

Race Report: Brian Gardner – Wolkberg Trail Run

Wolkberg Trail Run Day 1: Sky Marathon   I was really looking forward to this event, but my training leading up had been less than optimal… Haenertsburg and the Magoebaskloof/ Wolkberg area is where I grew up and I just

Gear Review: TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch – Brian Gardner

I recently took delivery of the brand new TomTom Adventurer GPS watch, and what a beauty it is! For years I have been using a GPS watch with separate GPS pod, and, like most old watches, separate Heart Rate (HR)

Race Report: Rabbit Series Trail Run

It was time again for the next event in the Rabbit Series Trail Runs, this time at Rustig in the Magaliesberg. Dubbed the “Nogwaja Rabbit Series Trail run”, these events always serve up a tough route and plenty of climbing!

Race Report: Brian Gardner – Gauteng Orienteering Champs 2017

The June long weekend saw the Gauteng Orienteering Championships being held at B’sorah Farm in the Broederstroom area close to Hartbeespoort Dam. Friday the 16th was the running of the Long Distance event, and Sunday the 18th was the Middle

Race Report: Brian Gardner: van Gaalen Trail Run

It was time again for the annual van Gaalen trail run. Another great event right on my door step and on my “home trails”. Despite my rather low training mileage in the last few months, I still decided to do