What it means to be Gold

Nolene Conrad Running

Gold label status is the highest standard which is awarded for both races and athletes. All IAAF Gold Label Road Races must have an ‘international elite field’ with a minimum of 6 men and 6 women from the relevant level, this international aspect brings more excitement to the race. Gold label athletes are rare, even more so as a huge …

Winner of my new website competition announced!

Nolene Conrad Inspiration

Last month I ran a new competition to launch my new Website. After a great response, I had a hat draw on the 23rd of February to select a winner of a brand new pair of adidas running shoes sponsored by Adidas. Cherie Barnard from Ballito, Durban was the lucky winner of this amazing prize and she had a great …

To Run Like a Kenyan- Part II

Nolene Conrad Running Adventures

For those of you wondering why Kenya ? Attending a Training camp in Kenya was always something I wanted to do. I have raced with the Kenyans on many occasions, be it on the track, road or Cross Country and I was always curious as to why they dominate the world of distance running and what they did differently from the …