Filling in the blank space

It has been exactly a year and 18 days since I last posted anything on this blog. Feels like we have so much catching up to do but, I’ll just fill you in on some of the year’s highlights.

We got 2013 off to a great start by promoting iRunThis in Northampton, England thanks to our girl Ashlee. She organized a photoshoot, showed off some t-shirts and told people about the brand. The response was good and, Northampton will be a destination in the future.

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In March we teamed up with Namibian singer, Mushe in his quest to win the title of Best Male Artist of the Year at the Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMA’s).

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We would spend the next few weeks urging people to vote for him and as a result, not only did he win the much coveted Best Male Artist of the Year award, he also won Song of the Year, Radio Song of the Year, Best Afro Pop, Best Kwaito, and Best Single awards to make it six awards in total on what was a memorable night. Link: www.nama.com.na/profiles/blogs/and-the-winners-of-nama-2013-are

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In April we celebrated our new t-shirt design by having a “Sharing” competition on Facebook. It wasn’t a big event but, it was the first competition that we ran and worth noting. The winner walked away with the new design making her the first one to own it.

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In June we released our first piece of winter clothing in the form of the iRT Varsity Jacket which sold out much faster than expected.

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In July we met Shawty-P, a talented young artist. We looked at some of her work and it just reignited that desire in us to showcase talented Namibians for the world to see. You can see her work on her facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pandeinges-Drawings/470383536404427

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In November, we showed our support for the awareness of prostate cancer and other male cancers by running a Movember competition. Participants would have to upload a picture of themselves rocking their moustache and push to get as many likes possible.

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And then just recently we decided to make our website open to the public. It is still undergoing minor construction but, is ready for action. Have a look in your spare time, and don’t be shy to drop a suggestion. http://www.irunthis.net

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The journey continues…………..

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Sixpack Artist Collection: Jonathan Zadawa

It’s a late Tuesday evening and I was just about to go to bed and then, I came across this……….

 

The t-shirt took the 14th spot on http://www.english.mashculture.net ‘s top 25 t-shirts for 2011. I don’t find the tee so amazing to be honest, the only thing that caught my eye and made me even write about it is the 3-D looking teardrop.

 

You guys can expect some sort of 3-D design from us as well……One day 🙂

Different Worlds Collide

When Andrew and I started i.R.T we wanted to build a brand that would bring all types of people from different backgrounds, proffessions and lifestyles together. Sort of like a bus stop.

So, whether you’re an expert in the corporate world,

A trend-setting model or music artist,

A thrill seeker,

A hardworking tough-guy

Or a chilled out youngster……..

I Run This is where different worlds Collide

Be Loud & Stay Proud.

Photography by: Vilho Nuumbala ( DefeatHate Photography)

i.R.T learns to fly

After the “i.R.T Matrix” design got released, Andrew and I were thinking of doing something a bit adventurous to welcome the new t-shirts in style.

Then just the other day, Desh asked me if I wanted to join  him on one of his test flight……….there was only one possible answer to that question 🙂

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Dee, Isaac and I were already pumped up, one of us would even get a chance to sit in front in the co-pilot position. My plan was to hijack the plane, fly westwards and go sky-dive into the Atlantic ocean. Unfortunately I got the backseat instead.

We thought we were going to fly in the expensive looking jet thingy but, that wasn’t to be. Our plane was alot more…..humble

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Looking down on Windhoek from up there was amazing, especially after the sun had set and all of her lights were switched on. It was an awesome experience. Isaac even got to fly the plane for a minute or so.

Thanks for the flight Desh…..You Run This.

Photoshoots are awesome!

Lots of people have told me that having a photoshoot is serious business and things get pretty stressful for both the photographer and models. Andrew and I had our first (virtually unprepared) photoshoot though, and it was AWESOME.

 

 

The sun was about to set but, we still wanted more pics of our guest model Pombili  and she was nice enough to continue shooting on that chilly afternoon even after sunset.

 

All in all, the day was great. A special thanks to Pombili for Runnin It infront of the camera  and to Absai, our photographer and founder of NAWAZONE for a job well done.

Cant wait for the next one.