Blogging, 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… Continue reading Running Injury Update and More Focus


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… Continue reading Post-Holiday Fitness


Half Marathon Training Plan

Today, I started the hard work towards completing a major goal, and I'm kind of excited to begin the process.  I'm feeling a mixture of optimism and determination.  Two months ago, I decided on my running goal for the next two years: break 1:45:00 in the Half Marathon by the end of 2020.  You can… Continue reading Half Marathon Training Plan

Running, Writing

Setting Goals

Last week, in my post about Running Goals, I wrote about setting my running goal for the next two years. For me, goal setting has always been a natural and important process, but it is also one of those skills that I am always trying to refine and improve. Goals drive me to complete tasks,… Continue reading Setting Goals


Running Goals – 2019 and Beyond

Like many people, I try to find a goal for to work toward at the start of each new year. While this isn't the only occasion to look for a goal, the start of a year is a good time to easily set time-based objectives.  Determining a running goal (or goals) can set the tone… Continue reading Running Goals – 2019 and Beyond