ParkRun Harare

ParkRuns have been a major part of my health and fitness journey.  I remember the first time I set foot in the park with my neighbour for my first run.  The most unpleasant experience of my life!!  However, I kept going back for more because it was a place I felt safe because there were…

The GloRun

The GloRun is a youth initiative that started last year. It’s a 5km glow in the dark night run that is then followed with a Glow Party. (yes, you read right, Issa Party!!) Last year it was in aid of Magis Zimbabwe Pilgrims who were raising funds to go to the World Youth Day in…

What Is The Best Exercise For You?

No prize for guessing that running is the result I got after taking a fitness quiz. The result read; Running is one of the most popular ways to work out worldwide and this evergreen method maintains to recruit a lot of new believers. You are able to set your own pace, distance, time and much…

My Pieces Of Running Gear

I have a dream, to one day own at least half the running gear on my Pinterest Board!  The running gear is sassy, colourful and definitely inspiring.  Why would I not want to go out for a run when I am dressed to the nines like that?  When I started running looking good was the last…

You Are Your Own Competition!

Today I am featuring one of the people who inspire me.  Her name is Ropafadzo Amanda Banhwa and this is her story… This weight loss journey started off as a joke. I never noticed that I was this big until it was already too late. Imagine hitting 135kgs! I am sure I even weighed more than that….

5 Tips For Running In Winter

This is how you run in winter; first thing’s first DO NOT OVER LAYER!  I did this two winters ago and nearly threw away my hoodie halfway into my run.  I still do not know why I thought wearing a tshirt, light sweater and a hoodie was a great idea, DO NOT DO IT.  Back…

Fitness In The Park : #RunWithReal

Look at you!  You made it through part one of the Winter Challenge.  Running everyday for 30 days was not easy but here you are making yourself proud!  I for one had never done such a challenge and it felt good to have a whole team to go through each day with.  A lot of different…

Running & Photography

Just before the winter came in full swing, towards the end of the month of May, Fitness Bae introduced us to the the Winter Challenge. When she told us about it I thought it would be fairly easy. Running 2K a day when you are used to running 4K to 5K was obviously going to be…

I Found My Purpose

I never really wanted a lot of things badly enough.  I could like something alright but really want and need it was a different story.  I went through the greater part of my life having a luke warm attitude towards a lot of things until one fateful day.  The day I went for my regular…

Winter Fitness Challenge

Hello Winter, you are NOT ready for what we have in store for you!  Fitness In The Park team is on a mission to get lean this year and because we are all weather fitness people we will sail through winter like it’s nothing.  From the 1st of June through to the 31st of July…

Fitness In The Park : Africa Day

There is one main thing you can do when you have a break from work and that is rest.  I know a lot of people managed to do that yesterday but for some of us who can never get enough of exercise it was a chance to meet up with like minded people and get…

10 Quotes That Keep Me Motivated

Running is NOT easy and continuing to run every other day is not a walk in the park.  I have been running for nearly 3 years now and I have days where I just want to hide under the covers and enjoy the comfort of my bed instead.  BUT if you have plans to look…