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The Lake Wainamu Tracks

I’ve never been that keen on adding the Lake Wainamu Tracks to my trail running rota as the couple of times I’ve visited the area (specifically to run the dunes), it’s just been vast...

ABC’s of me (finale)

We made it! The ABC’s of Julia concludes today. *cheers of joy from the blog readers* We finish up the series with the final (and perhaps hardest) letters in the alphabet, T, U, V,...

Is being happy the new black?

It’s quite a simple premise for 100 days you take note of of something that made you happy, take a photo and post it on your chosen social media outlet. The challenge has become...

Unplugged

I’ve never loved running – I mean yeah, I’ve been running regularly (somewhat voluntarily) for sometime now and when I was training towards my first half marathon I ran quite a lot but I...

The 3 things I can’t run without

I used to have a LONG list of things that I just couldn’t run without – music, sunglasses, hat, garmin, carbs .. 😉 However after having to “suck it up” the numerous times I’d...

ABC’s of Me (part 3)

When I initially decided to do the ABC’s of me “exercise” I scrawled out the 26 letters of the alphabet and noted down the first things that came to mind (as I’m guessing that’s...

Run the year (even winter)

I usually do my “long run” on a Saturday morning, although when I was training for my first half marathon if I’d made plans for the weekend, I would often do my long run...

ABC’s of Me (part two)

Last Friday I started on the ABC’s (of me) going through letters A-F. Today I present to you part two (of four) covering G-L and FYI it took me an entire week to come...