[MARATHON #244 / Unique Marathon #143 / 13 February 2022]
With two daughters and one wife, I am totally emasculated at home. Even our cats are female. In fact, the only remaining semblance of masculinity I have left is my surname. I am so thoroughly domesticated that I even put the toilet seat back down when I travel for a marathon by myself.
One of the few vestiges of male privilege that I do have left is being the only member of the household who can walk around topless in decent company. Sadly, even that is becoming difficult. The sight of my stomach unleashes a verbal barrage of sledges that would put Australians with sandpaper in their pockets to shame. Continue reading “Joburg North City Marathon (The new kid on the Block)”
I have been monitoring race entry fees and increases since 2019. I’ve noticed that there have been significant jumps in the entry fees for most big city races whilst the increases are much smaller for the out-of-town events. So I asked race director Graham Block about the costs to run an event like the Joburg North City Marathon.