Category: About me

4 FREE OR CHEAP CROSS TRAINING OPTIONS

If you follow me on Instagram you may know that I recently started a YouTube channel – I would love it if you popped on over to my channel and subscribed. Cross training doesn’t need to involve a gym membership or expensive specialised equipment. …

MY TOP 5 FAVOURITE PODCASTS

I started listening to podcasts about a year ago. I was struggling with my runs post Seawheeze, and a good friend told me to try listening to a podcast, as that’ll help take my mind off the struggle train I was on. And O-M-G,…

I’m only running one race this year, and why I am super excited by that.

It’s March 9th – normally by now I’d have at least 80% of my races for the year booked in, or at the very least know exactly what races I plan to run and my goal for each. This year is different – I…

5 key foods that support mental health (and a berry chia pudding recipe)

Four years ago, I was pretty unhealthy. I didn’t eat well and rarely exercised. This was a bad combination, but as I look back now, I realise that, not only was I inactive and didn’t eat well, I was also poorly educated on food….

Coach G (in training)

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I am training to become a running coach. If you had asked me 4 years ago if I would ever see myself being a runner, let alone a running coach, I would have falling…

Seawheeze 2018 half-marathon – my training so far

Where has the summer gone? I feel like I was just starting (and re-starting) Seawheeze training, and now we are in week 10 – THE RACE IS IN 4 MORE WEEKS!!!! YIKESSSSS!  If you are training for this race (or any fall/autumn race for…

Runner safety

Hello! I’ve been doing a few early morning solo runs recently. There is something magical about being one of the first people out in the morning. Certainly where I live, the streets are mostly quiet, except a few other runners, dog walkers, and those…

Why I didn’t get a PB, and why I am ok with it.

I have been training for the Oak Bay Half-Marathon for the past 17 weeks. I put so much pressure on myself to get a Personal Best (PB) at this race.  Even though I have been running for a few years now, this past year…