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Entry to Galaxy Bingo ONE12run

ENTER ON THIS LINK! It will take you to My Active. You can donate at the same time Thanks, #MyActive 👱 Or you can print the entry form below, and make a direct deposit to our bank account! Email the form and proof of payment to the address on the form.

Rotary gets an earful

Rotary International is one of the most far reaching and effective charitable organizations in the world. People like Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffett, Bono and others all have either been members or distributed through and alongside Rotary projects... And I was humbled to be asked to speak at Port Elizabeth's oldest Rotary Club! Here's what they had to say:
Steven Lancaster (titled his talk) "#RazeABar" and spoke about running 100 miles, which is 160.934 kms! There are 4 100 mile races in South Africa (that have collaborated), and he and one other person are the only two who have done all 3 (to date and will) enter the 4th race. Steven raises money for Rainbows and Smiles, The Herald Christmas Cheer Fund, One Land Love It, and SAVA Community Vetenary Clinics. Incredible stuff!!Thank you president S'bongile Tsiu
for the opportunity and Fr Roy Snyman for the invitation. The photo is of S'bongile, myself and Hlubi Hewitt-Coleman. It is always inspiring to…

Dream. Run. Win!

You'll have saved the date: 28/29 September 2019. Its the Galaxy Bingo ONE12run!

You can win your entry... and 4 pairs of awesome Balega socks!

We have FOUR passionate, effective charities that will benefit from your efforts &entry fees. You can read more about them here.
How do you win? 1 - start raising money! Tag us on the 'Book & the 'Gram and we'll help spread your fun'raising initiatives. 2 - get your friends and family to help you... even cheer you on the day!  3 - get in touch if you have initiatives to sell anything on the day...we might be able to assist ;) (you just can't sell anything folk can buy at Grass Roof, please 😉 ) 4 - raise the most for our charities!
Of course, Balega is a South African brand who lives the "uBuntu" philosophy. And as a Balega Impi for 2019, one our our organizers has organized these four pairs of awesome socks for the winner (individual OR team)... be part of "us". Do One Thing to Make A Difference .…

Galaxy Bingo ONE12run
If you like testing your limits... or the limits of team mates, then this if for YOU! If you love fun, then this is ALSO for you 👆

Go for the 12 hour or 50km alone... if you dare. Or get involved with a 5km loop of the Grass Roof parkrun route (unlike the main events, we won't complain if you cut it short 😜).

WE EXPECT the TEAM EVENT to BE VERY COMPETITIVE and it will create an awesome vibe. So get your fast mate (or 3 of them) to team up to #RazeABar. Raise funds to support our 4 awesome charities and you could win your entry fee back and 4 pairs of socks. Teams of 2 or 4 people can enter our relay event.

Entry forms will be available shorty! Email, comment or call us now (0760275280) to book your spot.
Corporate and/or club teams will have prime space next to the course to set up their gazebo/branding! Book your spot NOW... click here.

WIN FREE ENTRY:  Comment before 15 July here: the most money for our f…

RnR: 5 tips to maximize your soul for sole

Rock n Roll     :     Rest n Recover     :     Rude n Rowdy     :     Rad n Ragged
We live in a world that suggests that we can go full tilt all the time; "sleep when you're dead."

#SpoilerAlert!     .....     .....     .....     .....     We can't be all that... Sorry. (Not sorry). 
I went from "nothing" to running 4 x 100 milers inside 11 months. Washie (July '18), and Addo / UTD / Mac Mac (2019 March, April, May). This included a 147 day run streak between 5 Dec and 28 April. Now I am IPOS (an @UltraRunningMemes term: Injured Piece of... ?Steven?). (PS, if you don't follow them on #Instagram, do it now... you'll learn lots!)

Did it go wrong for me? Yes, and no. It was a challenge I couldn't resist: a first of its kind in South Africa. I was "ready", but not as ready as I hoped. (Read why with Ilona Hearne Biokineticist.)

The head is strong, the body is stronger than it was and showing its frailty. And part of the Reason: No Res…

Perspective... just words.

When the going gets rough, the rough get going; when the going gets tough, the tough get going; make hay while the sun shines; the world is your oyster; get an inch and take a mile.

There are lots of variations on this thought... One of my favorites is attributed to Winston Churchill:
"When you're going through Hell: don't stop".
The flip side to this was presented to me today (Thursday, June 20 2019). My friend said: "Steven, do you know you're so blessed?" Yip... yip I do.

You may have read that "my" word is perspective. And that is it... we may be down or up: Learn. Experience. Grow. It will pass (as will we).

What is your plumbline? There are things older than us and the mountains (folded, sedimented or flat) and the water in them gives me a sense of self. Fitted with the clothes of fynbos, pines or waving grass, what lies beneath is most important.

Let me know what you use to maintain YOUR perspective!