Monthly Archives: May 2013

Week 17: the 2/3-3/4 rule

When I was first learning to run sizable distances, a more experienced runner once told me: “you don’t have to run a marathon to run a marathon”. By this they meant that you do not need to include any runs … Continue reading

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Race results: Mother’s Day Classic

The Mother’s Day Classic (MDC) is the first ‘fun run’ I ever competed in. I remember walking down to the Domain in Sydney, where I was living at the time, as nervous as all heck and thinking that I would … Continue reading

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Week 16 – presence

No that isn’t a typo, and I sadly did not receive any presents or gifts of running goodies and paraphernalia (and don’t we runners love some good running ‘bling’??!!). This week’s post is about being present in the run. It … Continue reading

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Week 15 – buffer

In the medical world, a buffer is: “A mixture of an acid and its conjugate base (salt), such as H2CO3 or HCO3−; H2PO4−/HPO42−, that, when present in a solution, reduces any changes in pH that would otherwise occur in the … Continue reading

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Race results: Noosa half marathon

Ah! Sun! : ) The attraction of flying up to the Sunshine Coast for the ANZAC Day long weekend to see my twin brother and take a trot along the coast was too enticing, especially with Melbourne heading towards icy … Continue reading

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Week 14 – 12 weeks

“It takes 12 weeks to establish a habit.” That was a statement from my twin brother last weekend. He made the comment in light of his own changes to exercise and fitness in his life. Twelve weeks are a specific … Continue reading

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