You cant win them all

It has taken me two weeks to write about my fourth marathon experience. To be honest, it is not because I am ruminating over it but rather that I have already moved on in my mind. I was a DNF. Yes, a “did not finish”. Don’t worry – no medical tent …

Taper time!

T – 10 days until marathon day. Obviously I am excited and nervous. No different to normal. I have to apologise for not posting very often on this site lately. There have been a number of things going on. Firstly, my work life is exceptionally busy which is a great …

Runs to test your mettle

Always an important part of marathon training to have a couple of runs that test your mental and physical resilience. Well, I had one of those last weekend. My long run included intervals at 10k pace. The last set of which was hard to hold. But I did it. Then, …

Getting it done!

Many a time I have questioned my mental strength. I have always been very good at letting myself off the hook. “So I don’t feel like running, no big deal, I’ll make sure I run tomorrow.” I never felt any guilt, I just thought I was being very sensible listening …

Be careful what you wish for

Last week I did a presentation at a breakfast seminar on how to leverage the humanity within your organisation. As part of this presentation I talked about myself and went beyond my linked-in bio (humanity and all that). I admitted to the things that I really love of which running …

My heart’s a flutter

Time for an update! It has been four weeks and I have finished the “holding pattern” for those of us that are on the Outstanding Marathon Plan, wave 4, as part of the Train Like A Mother club. The holding pattern was an interesting experiment to get me ready for …

Marathon Training Plan

Here we go! I have signed up for an online marathon training plan with the incredible TrainLikeAMother.Club. Not only do you get a detailed plan but have access to a coach, a specific Facebook group, Strava page,  support videos and exclusive podcasts just for you and the other mother runners …

It’s the little things

Wow, it has been a while since I posted…. sorry guys. Life has gotten in the way of my running and blogging. But I am here to tell you that life is GOOD! And it is the little things that make it good. At the moment I have extremely sore …

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