100K in May and Feeling Crappy

I managed to meet my 100K in May target (weekly target of 25k). I ran the last 5k needed on the 31st of May just so I could get it done. Looking at the distances some people run in a month on Strava is quite incredible. I can’t imagine being …

Trail Running

I am preparing for the Woodford to Glenbrook Classic even though it is not definite yet. So I have started running on the trails around our area in an effort to train. However, I had forgotten just how much harder running on trails is compared to running on the road. …

Setting Goals

One thing I found when I started looking through other running blogs was that I couldn’t find how long it had taken people to get to where they were at that particular point in time. They were running marathons etc but how long did it take them to get there? …

Mothers Day Classic 2014

Yesterday I was up early for the Mothers Day Classic which was being held in the streets around the Domain in the city. My event, the 8km run, was starting at 7.55am and we needed to be there an hour before. I wasn’t feeling very well so I dosed up on …

IronMan Australia 2014

We’ve just come back from Port Macquarie where my husband, Matt, competed in IronMan Australia. This was his first full length iron man and he has been training pretty hard for the past 12 months. I am not going to tell his story though, you can read it for yourself …

Pilates

After my daughter (and last child) was born I had no core muscles, or muscles in general. This was because I had not done much in the way of exercise between children and I barely had enough energy to get to the bathroom each day (to vomit), let alone do exercise, …