Food and Nutrition

Simple Quinoa Salad Ideas

Focusing on better nutrition has once again made it to my New Year’s goals list! I say “once again” because this has been a constant feature on my list for several years. Previously though, the goal was always heavily linked to weight-loss as opposed to healthier eating. What’s different now is that I’m no longer… Continue reading Simple Quinoa Salad Ideas

Training

Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Week 3

I’m currently training for the Gabs 1/2 Marathon on the 10th March 2019. This will be my third Half but the first of the five Half Marathons I have planned this year. I have done this event twice before, in 2017 and in 2018, but both times I did 10 km. Week 3: A Whole… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Week 3

Training

Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Weeks 1 – 2

I’m currently training for the Gabs 1/2 Marathon on the 10th March 2019. This will be my third Half but the first of the five Half Marathons I have planned this year. I have done this event twice before, in 2017 and in 2018, but both times I did 10 km. Week 1: Getting Back… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon Training, Weeks 1 – 2

Goals · On The Run

My 2019 Running/Fitness Goals

I LOVE the start of a new year. It’s always filled with so much promise and hope. I love setting new goals and starting on a blank sheet. Of course, each year has it’s ups and downs and often doesn’t go exactly as planned. But I always find that setting goals keeps me focused on what… Continue reading My 2019 Running/Fitness Goals

On The Run

The Races, The Bling, The Lessons – 2018

It’s a piece of metal, not always pretty, but it’s often the one thing that keeps us pushing through the pain to get to the Finish Line! No race is ever the same and every medal tells a story, sometimes one of disappointment, other times of joy but most times it tells the story of… Continue reading The Races, The Bling, The Lessons – 2018

Training

Training for Soweto, October Review (Final)

On the 4th of November 2018, I ran the Soweto Half Marathon in South Africa. It was as tough, challenging and as hilly as expected. Just finishing it felt incredible and it really was worth all the time and effort put into training. This is a little bit late, but here is a brief recap… Continue reading Training for Soweto, October Review (Final)