Staying motivated when the running gets tough in marathon preparation #GCAM15

It's a 7 week countdown now to the Gold Coast Marathon and I have struggled this week to remain motivated. The weather has gotten colder, it's dark in the mornings and early evening and I just want to stay in bed! I had a couple of sessions where I pushed them to later in the... Continue Reading →

Tips for preparing 2 months before your marathon #GCAM15 #runstopshop @runstopshop

The last week or so has been a blur with training and organising my son's first birthday party. I never tend to do things by half so I put far too much stress on myself in preparation for his party and ended up making 4 cakes for his birthday as trial runs and they all... Continue Reading →

Impatience and marathon near miss!

It's been a busy couple of weeks hence no posts but I am getting myself together now ­čÖé One of my ultra marathon runner friends announced recently that she and her fiance are getting married in the middle of the Marathon Du Medoc in France in September. It's very typical of her and it's going... Continue Reading →

What a weekend of challenges!

Wow what a weekend it has been although mine has not been as strenuous as some. My beautiful South African friend finished a 168km run over 5 days around the Mont Blanc area and some of my friends completed Tough Mudder as I mentioned in my last post. It's so awesome to have challenges and... Continue Reading →

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