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

Friday Five 2.0 · Race Day

Five Things Kaia Loved About Her First 5k (#15/17)

Once again I am 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. In 2017 I have had ONE mission and that is to run 17 races! My fifteenth was so special. I ran… Continue reading Five Things Kaia Loved About Her First 5k (#15/17)

Race Day

The Soweto Race 10k, Race Recap, #14/17

On the 5th November, 2017 I ran the Soweto Race (10 km) in neighbouring South Africa – probably one of the most vibrant and exciting races I have participated in.  This completed my “Road to Soweto Training Plan” and was the 14th Race in my “17 in 2017 Challenge”. It was a fantastic and well-organised race.… Continue reading The Soweto Race 10k, Race Recap, #14/17

Race Day

Gabs 1/2 Marathon (10k) Race Recap (#3/17)

So… do I start with the part about me running 10 km without walking? Or do I start with the part about me getting a new PB? Or do I start with the part about me having a phenomenal morning with awesome friends all pushing to achieve personal fitness goals? Yesterday, just a week after… Continue reading Gabs 1/2 Marathon (10k) Race Recap (#3/17)