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
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
I had read about this thing but having not done a lot of running before never experienced it for myself. The retirement of old running shoes. Generally around 800-1000km mark you are meant to swap over your shoes for maximum comfort and running...what's the word...you know, gait, style, stride..so you don't injure yourself. Two months … Continue reading Out with the old…
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
It's four and a half weeks til my next big race. The worlds toughest half marathon. And I can believe it. 21kms of incline. To a total height of over 1270 meters above sea level. That's pretty high. And a lot of hard work. Lots of hill to climb. Like a mountains worth, literally. My … Continue reading Journey to the 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.
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.
This is where it started 12 months ago. Twelve months ago when I was barely running and definitely not in any kind of competitive manner. I saw the ads in the paper and said "next year I'm going to run that". If only I'd known then what I know now. That by the time I … Continue reading C2C – the one that started it all.
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