rainforest trail to cave entrance part of the abandoned rail tracks Saturday just past the plans for our respective days went somewhat pear shaped and my Parkrun 5k turned into an awesome trail run. Hubby had a more stressful change yet still managed to get a motorbike ride in. So what actually happened? It started … Continue reading Inadvertent Trail Run
City 2 Casino 11k (7k)
It was all going well until it wasn't. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it all falls in a heap. And sometimes it gets all muddled up. Which is what happened for my last race. I was all over the training, and then I was over the training. Life and general busyness got in the way and … Continue reading City 2 Casino 11k (7k)
Run the Bridge, Feb 18
The usual pre race nerves set in a few days before hand. The weather, my bib, clothes, food and hydration, getting there on time. My training had gone well and I was feeling good, ready to start and finish the race - enjoying it all the way. We arrived at the start with plenty of … Continue reading Run the Bridge, Feb 18
GCAM 17 part 2, the 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
GCAM 17, part 1, Getting to the precinct.
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.
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
From strength to strength
I've always known I should do more strength training and this weekend just gone reinforced that fact. I'll go into detail on the weekends shenanigans in another post, but first let me talk about my strength training or lack thereof. Knowing you should do something and actually doing it are two completely different things. I'm … Continue reading From strength to strength