Training

Training for Soweto, September Review

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for the Soweto Half Marathon in South Africa. Soweto is a tough and challenging race but it also has such an amazing vibe. This will only be my second Half Marathon but I am really excited and looking forward to taking on those Crazy Hills!… Continue reading Training for Soweto, September Review

Training

Training for Soweto, August Review

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for the Soweto Half Marathon in South Africa. Soweto is a tough and challenging race but it also has such an amazing vibe. This will only be my second Half Marathon but I am really excited and looking forward to taking on those Crazy Hills!… Continue reading Training for Soweto, August Review

Training

Six Training Goals for Soweto

On the 4th of November 2018, I will line up for my second Half Marathon, the Soweto, People’s Race in South Africa. The Diacore Half Marathon was the best race to do my first Half as it is dubbed the flattest and fastest course in Africa. I knew if I trained well, I could do… Continue reading Six Training Goals for Soweto

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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

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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