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Counting Down – 41 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 25, 2014

My Cape Town Marathon Experience… Sunday, 21 September 2014 The organisers of the Cape Town Marathon would like to establish the race as one of the top city marathons in the world. Cape Town is one of the most beautiful...

Counting Down – 42 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 25, 2014

Media Coverage of Antarctica, Last Desert Race, Climate Change… Saturday, 20 September 2014 I had the opportunity over the past few days to participate in various media interviews in Cape Town about my upcoming running adventure...

Counting Down – 43 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 25, 2014

People’s Climate March on 21 September 2014 Friday, 19 September 2014 The People’s Climate March will be held on Sunday, 21 September 2014, when more than 100 000 people are expected to march in New York in support of climate...

Counting Down – 44 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 20, 2014

Talking Antarctica with Braam Malherbe… Thursday, 18 September 2014 Braam Malherbe  is an extreme adventurer, conservationist, author of the best seller, “ The Great Run ”, and most importantly, he has been to Antarctica… I...

Counting Down – 45 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 20, 2014

Another Run in Cape Town, SA Innovation Summit and #Hashtag Radio Interview… Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Greetings from Cape Town. I started the day with a nice early morning run in Sea Point. Thereafter, I attended Day 2...

Counting Down – 46 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 18, 2014

SA Innovation Summit, renewable energy and a run in Cape Town… 16 September 2014 Greetings from Cape Town. The  7 th  SA Innovation Summit  started this morning at the Cape Town Stadium. It is my first time at the event and...

Counting Down – 47 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 17, 2014

Columbia Sportwear, running gear, fundraising… Monday, 15 September 2014 Greetings from Cape Town. I am definitely not the biggest fan of running in cold conditions, and participating in the Last Desert Race in Antarctica ...

Counting Down – 48 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 15, 2014

I had a great morning running the trails of Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve with Ray Cranston, and Chris and Deborah van Wyk. I have never been to the reserve before and was pleasantly surprised with the overall experience.

Counting Down – 49 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | September 15, 2014

Following yesterday’s excitement and “reality check” of reaching 50 days to the start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica , today was again back to business with various preparations for the race. Overall conditioning, in...

An apple a day keeps the pesticides away

Blog entry by Federica Ferrario | September 12, 2014

The fields around Malles in the heart of the Venosta Valley in northern Italy are right now surrounded by thousands of yellow and red apples, ready to be harvested. These apples–the real “gold” of this area, – will soon be produced...

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