Monthly Archives: February 2013

Race results: Zoo Run

What an awesome run! Dashing between some of the primate enclosures, I turned to a fellow runner and exclaimed ‘why have I never done this run before???’. I am so putting this run on the ‘to do’ list again for … Continue reading

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Week 4 – pace setters

On Wednesday night this week when I crossed the finish line at the Zoo Run a fellow runner followed me to the place you drop your timing chip in. She was puffed but elated and caught my arm, thanking me. … Continue reading

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Week 3 – mindful eating

When it comes to my health and fitness, the last 6-9 months has seen significant changes. I have become fitter than I have ever been (thanks 12WBT for a bit of a push!), and started cooking more meals at home, … Continue reading

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Brazilian Butterfly – wings on her heels!

Official time: 51:17.6 (5k spilt: 26:18.4) Position Overall: 125 (out of 846) Female: 104 (out of 710) Division (F40-49): 15 (out of 151) – hmmm….that looks mighty OK to me Although the photographer has chopped my stylish sweaty coiff off … Continue reading

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Ultra Week 2 – voices

August seems so far away, so I have set lots of mini goals in between to make sure I do the miles. This weekend was the Brazilian Butterfly Queen of the Lake. Ten kms around oh-so-windy Albert Park Lake! My … Continue reading

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Wildlife Victoria’s activity during the Victorian bushfires

Wildlife Victoria are currently working with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) and local wildlife rescue groups in various fire affected areas around Victoria.┬áThese areas are still considered fire-grounds however in some situations, DSE have allowed wildlife volunteers to … Continue reading

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Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. –William Faulkner I thought about this while running my 17k around The Tan this morning. My goals when I run are always i) … Continue reading

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