Running

Running Injury Update and More Focus

I have exciting news in two parts! I’m back to running – slowly and shorter runs at the moment – but back! My recovery is coming along after my disappointing DNF at the Adelaide Half Marathon. After nearly 1 year of blogging, I like it more and more all the time. I have decided to […]

Adelaide Marathon Festival Review

On Sunday, I took part in the Joggers World Half Marathon, part of the 41st Adelaide Marathon Festival. The Festival includes the Adelaide Marathon, Joggers World Half Marathon, Physio Smart 10km, Embrace 5km, and Race the Popeye Kids Fun Run. Overall, the event seemed well-run with only a few areas for improvement. The Half Marathon […]

Race Report: Adelaide Half Marathon 2019

Sadly this morning’s run did not go as well as I had hoped. In fact, I registered my very first DNF. Making the decision to step out of the race was one of the hardest running decisions I have ever made, even though I’m sure I made the right choice. I hate quitting, and after […]

Half Marathon Training Update #1

It’s been one month since I started my training plan and while it is still early days, I feel like I am starting to see some positive results. My plan is focused on keeping my hard days short and quick, and my easy days very easy and slow. The idea is to avoid burning myself […]

Goals and Backing Yourself

One of the hardest things about working towards a goal can be backing yourself. It’s also one of the most important. I’ve said previously that you have to believe a goal is achievable. You also have to be prepared to declare that belief to other people and defend your right to do what is necessary […]

Post-Holiday Fitness

At the start of the year, I decided to set myself a Half Marathon goal but was unsure how my running fitness would be affected by our six week overseas ski holiday. This would have an impact on how quickly I could get into the real work towards achieving my goal, particularly if I lost […]

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About Travelashski

I am a wannabe ski bum from America who lives in Adelaide, Australia – a place that gets NO snow.  I was working at a Colorado ski resort when I fell in love with an Aussie boy and I have since fallen in love with his hometown. 

I explore my wonderful adopted home of South Australia, while we plan our next amazing ski trip.

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