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68.8 km later

This time last month I did my first “distance” run in years (and I mean actual years). That day I completed the 8.4 km Ports of Auckland Round the Bays course* and I managed...

I jiggle

Therefore I am; (we’ll touch more on what that means a little later) In yesterdays post I mentioned that one advantage of treadmill running was that I could work out in just shorts and...

Treadmill Traumas

This morning I found something that I dislike more than running outside – Treadmill running! OMG! Who would have ever thought that there would be a time in my life where I’d rather be...

So you’re a runner now ..

I get that quite often these days – although I guess it doesn’t help that everytime I blog it’s invariably about running .. James and I had a conversation the other day (which happened...

Don’t think – Just Run

Because I went to the Chicks at the Flicks on Wednesday night and got home after James had gone to bed, last night was the first time we have had to moan about life...

Getting Schooled

For the past five weeks I’ve been a bona fide (albiet part time) member of the School of Hard Knox. I’ve followed Kerry (head Knox) on social media for some time now and whenever...

Dear Isabelle, (part two)

A year ago today I wrote a blog post just for you. It’s amazing just how much has changed! You’ve grown about 4 feet (which is only a slight exaggeration) and have become quite...

Why?

People are wondering why I’m running again these days and believe you me I often wonder the same thing .. I started “running” with sprint interval sessions on the treadmill to help with my...

Women Run The World

Last month marked the end of not only the Ludus Transformation Challenge but also my Sober October boot camps and since my November calendar looked decidedly “empty” I thought entering a fun run would...

How rude!

Hi! Let me introduce myself, my name is Julia (although most people call me Julz) and I used to be fat (twice)* but now I’m not .. You see I forget that since I’ve...