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
I love the plan. This is my second time using the plan. The plan works for me. I feel more in control when using the plan. I don’t feel guilty on rest days when using the plan. The plan gives me more freedom. The plan works. Trust the plan. Trust the training. You will finish… Continue reading The plan
It’s been a while since I’ve posted here and so much has happened. Let me tell you the short version … My physio has been an enormous help with some very good exercises – changing things slightly so I am comfortable with the action and seeing the desired good form and result. My squats have… Continue reading And so the training begins