I had a short break (like a couple of days) upon returning from the Gold Coast and then jumped straight back into training, this time for Ross. I’m now wondering, with my motivation waning, whether I should have taken a longer break. I have moments where I run simply because I have to, not because… Continue reading Half training, motivation
Crossing the finish line was the greatest moment of my day. I was exhausted but happy, I had finished a tough race, and in what I thought was a good time. Walking through the finish area I was unsure what to do for a brief moment, but following the other runners I saw the signs… Continue reading GCAM 17, part 3, post race 🏁
I get to my corral and, feeling a moment of relief, settle for what feels like half a second to catch my breath. Still feeling a little panicked and out of breath I take off my jacket, and yank on the tutu, all a little too fast to be comfortable. Tying the jacket to the… Continue reading GCAM 17 part 2, the race
I’ve done the training and am ready to do one last long run and keep up the strength workouts. I am ready to go, getting excited and nervous and then I wake up one day a with a sore throat. You know the one. It says I’m going to make your life a misery for… Continue reading GCAM 17, part 1, Getting to the precinct.
Eight months ago I had a dream. One my husband was happy to help me with. And we started right then and there – booking flights to my second marathon. Today, I write that my marathon dreams are over. At this stage I highly doubt I will do another one. I won’t write it off… Continue reading Marathon dreams
My running backyard is all windy roads with very little curbing or footpath. It’s all mainly coastal country roads or gravel roads on steep hills with no where to go when cars come past. I’ve learnt over the last twelve months how to manoeuvre these roads and be as safe as possible until the last… Continue reading Night running – be organised and be safe
It’s race recap time again and while I didn’t pb as I had wanted to I had a great time. I joined hubby on this run – it was his idea after all, and am so very proud of him and how he went. This is how it went down: – the day was bright,… Continue reading City 2 Casino 2017