Training

Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Week 1

After running my first Half Marathon, I am ready for my next challenge – the Lady K Urban Obstacle Course on the 28th July 2018. I took a 3-week break after my Half Marathon – it wasn’t meant to be such a long break but I struggled with some ‘post-race blues’. I had planned and… Continue reading Lady K Urban Obstacle Course Training, Week 1

Race Recaps

My First Half Marathon, Diacore Race Recap

On the 13th of May 2018, I ran my First Half Marathon on the streets of Gaborone, my beautiful home city. It was an incredible experience, one that I will not easily forget. Crossing that Finish Line meant everything to me. It was the reward for 19 weeks of hard work. It was validation that… Continue reading My First Half Marathon, Diacore Race Recap

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Race Week

After weeks of training, we entered the 19th and FINAL week! This was my hardest week. Not in terms of training but really just keeping all my emotions in check. On the one hand, I was extremely happy (and almost relieved) that Race Week was finally here. All I have been thinking about for 19… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Race Week

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 17 – 18

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. Fellow runners, loyal readers, friends and family, here we are – after 18 weeks of training, there is just one more week left until I stand at that Start Line of… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Weeks 17 – 18

Training

Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 16

After running 17 races last year as a complete beginner, I am now training for my first Half Marathon on the 13th May 2018. My mum asked me on Sunday, “Do you remember when we had to get a sick note from the doctor because you were  terrified to participate in a cross-country running event?” I could… Continue reading Journey to My First Half Marathon, Week 16

Training

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)

Training

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