Friday Five 2.0

Five times I didn’t QUIT

I am so excited to be linking up for the first time with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0! Please hop over to their blogs and others for some great inspiration. For those of you who are new to my blog, I am a newbie runner from Gaborone, Botswana.… Continue reading Five times I didn’t QUIT

training

Diacore 10k Training Recap: Week 6

How did we get to Week 6 of my 8-week Diacore Training Cycle? I have been so lucky to work with Coach Nicola from Running Happy who has put together a great training plan that makes my job a whole lot easier. My main task has just been to get up and make sure I… Continue reading Diacore 10k Training Recap: Week 6

Race Day

Lady Khama, 10k Trail Race Recap (#4/17)

My fourth race of my ’17 in 2017′ Challenge was the beautiful Lady Khama 10k Trail Run held on the 9th April, 2017. The organisers promised that this race was “not just about the RUN, but about the EXPERIENCE” and I think they delivered.  The Lady Khama Trail Run is in its fifth year and… Continue reading Lady Khama, 10k Trail Race Recap (#4/17)

training

Diacore 10k Training Recap: Weeks 4 – 5

What an exciting fortnight of earthquakes, birthday parties, a 10k race in fancy dress, tonnes of work deadlines, Easter Egg hunts, and yes, lots of training too! 🙂 Week 4 Monday: After a week off training because of my cold, I was eager to get back into things! So although a run wasn’t scheduled for… Continue reading Diacore 10k Training Recap: Weeks 4 – 5

training

Diacore 10k Training Recap: Week 3

What a disaster – in summary, “cough, cough, splutter, splutter, sneeze, sneeze” – REPEAT! 😦 Boy, oh boy! Confession time: when my kids and husband were sick, I didn’t really take them seriously. I may even have muttered the term “man-flu” in the direction of my husband a couple of times. But this week was definitely: The Gaborone Runner… Continue reading Diacore 10k Training Recap: Week 3