They’re local angels, providing support, water and motivation to keep you going.
But not always.
Sometimes we just want to smoosh their smily, sweat-free faces in.
Here are our worst 10 things a spectator can say while running!
10 – You’re looking good!
9 – Why are you walking?
8 – Want a boerie roll?
7 – Just rest here for a minute.
6 – You’re nearly at the top.
5 – It’s all downhill from here.
4 – Not long to go, now.
3 – Hamba! Hamba! (Ed’s note: This one makes my blood run cold!)
2 – The waterpoint’s around the corner!
1 – You’re almost there.
Have someone shouted something at you that grated your soul? Let us know! Either comment on the story below or send us a mail. We’ll add it to the list!