There's the point in each race, at the starting corrals where you think "what did I sign up for" There's the point in each race just after the gun goes off where you think "what am I doing" There's the point in each race near the half way mark where you think "I can do … Continue reading Launceston 10 – 3/6/18
You’ve run a marathon, you’ve run more halves than you can count (training runs included) and now you decided you want to have a training plan for 10km runs. Whaaat??? The answer is pretty simple. To help me get enjoyment out of running again. Less pressure on performance, and more on fun. At Ross last … Continue reading The 10km plan
There's a lot to be said about motivation and lack thereof. Three days ago I was in a funk and really feeling the down. Today, I feel strong and invincible. In those few days 1)hubby stated he was doing this years city to casino and 2) I went to the physio. The city to casino … Continue reading Feeling stronger than yesterday
If someone had said to me three years ago I would be considering running an ultra I would have laughed at them. Not only because I had no idea what an ultra actually was but because I wasn't even running. Nothing. Maybe walking occasionally but running, no way. Fast forward to today and it is … Continue reading From zero to Ultra
The sub run. No,not to subway, but the running of a distance below a certain time frame. Most people when they start running eventually getting point where they want to aim for a sub 30 5k or a sub 60 10k. While I know I can do the former, it is the latter I have … Continue reading The sub 60 challenge.
Training for a marathon is hard work. It takes a lot of hard work. Dedication. Commitment. Resilience. I have all of these, just not always and not all at the same time when I probably should have. Like now, when I'm in marathon training mode. My lack of any decent running over the last few … Continue reading Marathon training back up and running!
No bling for this race. It was a super fast course. I ran a sub 60min 10K! I didn't quite train enough, in my mind at least. I would have liked to have been more consistent, but life is incredibly busy at the moment and I am doing the bare minimum to get me through right now. Excuses not reasons. … Continue reading Round the River 10K
May is turning into a busy running month. - 1st - Harcourts Signature Round the River 10km - 8th - Mother's Day Classic 8km - 15th - City to Casino 11km The organisers of the first race have high expectations or are some serious runners. There are two categories. Race and Social. Now because I … Continue reading May Races
I'm still getting into the hang of writing again after such a long break so this will be a short sweet post. The one I started earlier is full of words and just a bit much right now. On February 14th I did the 10k 'Run the Bridge' event. This is an event which is held all over … Continue reading Run the Bridge – 14 Feb
:We'll leave the underwear for a minute, it's nothing raunchy or visual. Just a few thoughts and what I wear, having come about after reading a few articles out there. I was looking through my phone notebook the other day and came across a note from back in August last year (2014). I had done … Continue reading Times, goals and running underwear