It’s the final countdown: two days and I’ll be at the start line!

It’s the final countdown: two days and I’ll be at the start line!

Three months of training, and we're almost there. I had my last training run with the lovely N last night, so now its prep and packing for the big day. My running buddy and I have opted to stay in Brighton on Saturday night for minimal stress, so the husbands and kids and family supporters [...]

HOW TO HANDLE LONG RUNS

HOW TO HANDLE LONG RUNS

SO, let's start with the good news...we did it! We nailed our long run last week, running a thigh-aching 29 kilometres (that's about 18 miles). I feel like we might be ready for this marathon. My knees ache, my Achilles insists on clicking after every long run and I have a proud collection of beautiful [...]

It’s Bootcamp day (again!)

It’s Bootcamp day (again!)

So, Tuesday rolls round again which can mean only one thing - Bootcamp! Today we mixed it up (actually, Craig forgot the gloves and pads) so we had a bonus circuits session instead. It was really challenging, great fun, and involved quite a lot of running so we burned more calories than usual too. Today [...]

Simple Running Plan

Simple Running Plan

So, I mentioned previously that Tahlia has inspired me to get my running shoes back on. This I have done and it's been far more enjoyable than I thought it would be! Now, hands up here. I'm not a complete novice. I have partially trained for a Marathon and with the help of a local [...]