Marathon training has it's ups and downs. This week, week 7 of Tarawera Miler training was a down. A long list of downs. With only 34 days to go, I didn't really want to have a crappy week. I had taken it easy during the You Yangs New Years Rock around the Clock marathon, walking … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training Diary Week 7- Off the wagon
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Tarawera Miler Training Diary- Week 6
I know I know. Last week I said I was going to be better. Well I wasn’t. It’s now 10am Saturday, it’s going to be 43 degrees (110 F) and I’m sitting around waiting for the weather for change. Yep! I’d two coffees and a mango deep into a Grey’s Anatomy marathon. I’m sure I … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training Diary- Week 6
What I listen to on a run
When I talk to my non running friends about running a common theme bubbles to the surface; ‘don’t you get bored?’, ‘how do you keep going?’ I certainly didn’t wake up one morning and say to myself, ‘I’m going to run for 3 hours this morning’, it’s been a slow and gradual process over about … Continue reading What I listen to on a run
Tarawera Miler Training- Week 5
I’m here, I haven’t forgotten, I just got swamped with work and Christmas commitments. Tarawera Miler training Week 5! Shit this is going fast! I, however, am not. Training This week was an epic week of training. I honestly can’t believe I managed it. It was both physically and mentally exhausting with 5 runs, 4 … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training- Week 5
Tarawera Miler Training- Week 4
Holy crap, it's been a month since I signed up for a 100 Mile race. Granted for me the word "race" is a little loose, it's more about making it to the end without using my life insurance. I'm super proud of myself for sticking with the plan for the past month. I've been a … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training- Week 4
Oh dear- Where did my brains go?
I've had one of those weeks. Who knows the cause of it? Maybe it was last week's full on week of training, or not getting enough sleep or that time of the month but I seriously feel like I'm loosing my shit. Training has been a little bit blah this week but I've save the … Continue reading Oh dear- Where did my brains go?
Thoughts on food- The Food diary
Some people may say I'm a fad dieter. I call it being a scientist and experimenting, where n=1. Without going deep and long form over my dieting history, it is safe to say there have been ups and downs in both weight and my mental attitude towards it. Mentally I've been unhealthy thin and unhealthy … Continue reading Thoughts on food- The Food diary