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.
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
Sunday woke with clouds and crisp air. Drowsily my feet hit the floor and I stumbled around trying to wake up. At the same time I’m trying not to be so awake, the nerves had started already. You know the feeling, you’re awake but trying to be asleep still. It’s a weird way to describe… Continue reading Hobart 19/2/17
The time came round all too quickly and while I was confident about the race I am not really surprised with what happened. There were a few pivotal long runs I missed and some personal issues that knocked me about somewhat. Add to that an up close encounter with wildlife that nearly stopped the car… Continue reading Cadbury Marathon
It’s been a week month, and I’m still on a high from this race. We didn’t make it to the top and it rained the whole way. It was bloody hard work and I was soaked to the bone. I didn’t care, I had a blast and in many ways it was my best race to… Continue reading Point 2 Pinnacle
Warning: looong post marathon recap. I’ve written before about what goes into training for a marathon or any race. A lot of hard work, determination and commitment. Early morning starts, long runs, new diet and learning how to fuel during your runs. Gaining new kind of mental strength. Sticking to your guns. And lots of running.… Continue reading You, my friend, are a marathoner.