training

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

training

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

Race Day

The Ga-Maila Race 10k, #16/17

In 2017 I set an ambitious goal of running 17 races in the year. I was a complete beginner but by the time I got to the end of the year I didn’t feel like such a fraud any more! However, end-of-year deadlines, Christmas madness, New Year chaos, a stint with malaria and work travel… Continue reading The Ga-Maila Race 10k, #16/17

Friday Five 2.0

Five Fabulous Green Juice Recipes

I am linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0! This week the theme is “Healthy Foods” and I am so excited to have my lovely friend Polelo guest blogging for me today! Some of you may remember her last guest post was on her Boot Camp Experience… Continue reading Five Fabulous Green Juice Recipes

training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 3 – 4

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. Considering I am summing up two weeks, this will be a shorter blog post than usual, BUT with good reason. Yesterday I said to my coach, “Why aren’t things ever smooth sailing?” After two weeks… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 3 – 4

Friday Five 2.0

Five Lessons from Running the Berg

I am so excited to be linking up 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 regular readers of my blog, you know who Tapiwa is. She has featured in several training… Continue reading Five Lessons from Running the Berg