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Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 13 – 15 (Highlights)

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. Training for a Half Marathon is hard. Not so much the running but juggling running with gym, kids’ school activities, birthday parties, work assignments and everything else in between! The last… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 13 – 15 (Highlights)

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Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 11 – 12

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. I loved a blog post by Kelly Roberts from ‘She Can and She Did’ where she said of herself that “I am just not a very gifted runner”. This really struck a… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 11 – 12

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Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 10

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. Once at a dinner party my husband made the bold statement that “The default setting of a human being is laziness”. There was an awkward silence at the table as people… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 10

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Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 9

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. This has been a solid week of training for me. Coach Nicola kept things interesting by adding a hills workout as well as a tempo run!  I thoroughly enjoyed both, although the… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 9

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Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 7 – 8

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. Over the last two weeks, I have been quite consistent with sticking to Coach Nicola’s training plan and my confidence has grown with each kilometre. There was a definite transition from “Why… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 7 – 8

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Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 5 – 6

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. After two weeks struggling with malaria, I returned to training with some walking and easy walk-run interval sessions. But just as I was starting to feel myself again, I caught a… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 5 – 6