open for business

open for business

I am NOT an internet marketer, so I don’t create sales pages that try to make you feel really bad, and press your emotional buttons until you feel that you simply MUST sign up / purchase from me – otherwise you might be in danger of having everything go completely wrong, the situation get worse […]

this is the beginning of the end of the beginning…

this is the beginning of the end of the beginning…

it would appear that marathons have a sense of beginning and end to them. that they are such significant achievements, that they act as natural transition points, where you move from one chapter of your life into another. well, that’s how it’s been for me it seems! marathon #1, perth, was supposed to be the […]

London Calling

London Calling

a few pics leading up to the London Marathon 2014. Flights, lodgings, parkrun, pre-race pasta with my parents, and race day build-up itself… some fantastic memories crammed into a few minutes!

Running GIRL Goes To Boston

Running GIRL Goes To Boston

Some pictures and quotes, taken directly from Nic’s “Running GIRL” page, providing a very quick version of her “road to Boston” story. All the very best for Monday April 21st 2014 – from No More Mr Fat Guy, all the minions, the Facebook Running Community as a whole and everyone else too 🙂

April Thirteenth Two Thousand and Fourteen

April Thirteenth Two Thousand and Fourteen

It had arrived, this much anticipated day. A day that had been a “secret” dream for so many years. A day that would have defied belief just 6 months earlier. The London Marathon… The day I was to be part of this amazing event, as a participant, as a runner! Wow. The day started amazingly […]

it’s beginning to sink in

it’s beginning to sink in

I wasn’t sure what to write about today – would I simply post about how it was a rest day? would i perhaps write about having one final sports massage to make sure I’m as ready as possible for Sunday? or maybe I could tell you how the excitement is building slowly inside. talking to people […]

last “fast” run day

last “fast” run day

so today I did my final relatively fast run. a couple of kms warming up, 6.5km at a 5:50-6:10 pace, then a short walk and stretch to cool down. it’s starting to sink in. I have one more run on Australian soil before I fly. in fact I have no more training runs as such, […]

OMFG…

OMFG…

it’s happening. it’s really happening. this week. I fly in 3 days. I run in 6. The London Marathon. The London Marathon!!!!!!! Yes, I’m excited. I completed a long slow 16km taper run yesterday, I have 2 more runs on Aussie soil before I fly. I will be taking part in a UK parkrun event on […]