This morning I ran 8 km dressed in irony. I wore my race shirt for tonight’s BSN Putrajaya Half Marathon which shouts Quit at Never from the back. I’d dreamed … Continue Reading Quit at Never
The MPIB Run is a well-run 8km and 12km event, on a very hilly course, which in 2013 gave out some great prizes including New Balance vouchers, Sworke sunglasses, cases … Continue Reading MPIB Run 2014 – Running Clinics
Come closer, I need to tell you something. I am going to whisper something in your ear. Are you close enough? Here it is… I’m running again..sh! I’m not whispering … Continue Reading Muscle Amnesia
When I started running two years ago, I wore a pair of Reebok shoes I’d bought on sale in a bargain bin. I also walked regularly and attended two or … Continue Reading Time for New Shoes
I’ve returned to the danger zone. My foot no longer feels sore, so my body keeps sayin’: ‘Go for a run, just a little run, wearing your Aircast brace, why … Continue Reading The Danger Zone
Yesterday I started Shock Wave Therapy* to speed up healing of my tendon. If you’ve watched Homeland and seen Carrie treated for Bi-Polar Disorder, strapped to a bed while electric … Continue Reading Shock Wave Therapy
When I first went to the doctor at the sports clinic, 12 days ago, I suspected tendonitis. No, no, it wasn’t tendonitis, she said with professional certainty; I had sprained … Continue Reading Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
In the very distant future, I imagine my kids as adults coming to me, asking questions such as: ‘mum, your granddaughter Allegra is working in her grade 2 family history … Continue Reading Injury Time
So there is a perception that injuries are part and parcel of running, but up until now I’ve been fortunate to experience nothing worse then a strained Achilles Tendon due … Continue Reading Shape Night Run – not!
Race Kit collection for the Live Great Run 2013 started this morning. There are plenty of staff manning the desks and several vendors selling race-related goods. Not that I’m in … Continue Reading Great Eastern Live Great Run – Race Kit Collection
Last night was my second training night at Lake Gardens, and I discovered that I have speed but need to work on my stamina. Actually, I guess I have known … Continue Reading Speed & Stamina
The holy grail of running for me right now is speed. And optimum fuelling of course. But today I’ll stick to the topic of speed, as the whole what to … Continue Reading Speed
There are only eight days left to register for the BSN Putrajaya Half Marathon and 10 km races on the night of Oct 19th. Sorry if you were hoping … Continue Reading BSN Putrajaya Marathon
Yes, it’s so long since I last posted, that it’s already time for another Live Great Run. Now to be fair, the 2012 run was in November while this year’s … Continue Reading Live Great Run Again!
It’s not too late to register for the Great Eastern Live Great Run! Date : 4 November 2012, Sunday Time : 7am Venue : Menara MATRADE, … Continue Reading Live Great Run
The good news is that I managed to do 10 km this morning in under an hour beneath the searing sun which sent me home with 10,000 new freckles (that … Continue Reading 10 km training run