For this marathon training season I am really excited to announce a few awesome new things for 42.2! I started this site to document what it’s like to run your very first marathon. As everyone who has run a marathon knows, it’s a really special experience and I was so excited to take on the challenge of sharing that experience with others. But now that I’ve finished my first 42.2, it will be.. Read More
Today on Twitter runners were sharing their best worst advice to new marathoners using the hashtag #worst262tips (most of the people tweeting were in the U.S.). I picked out a few of my favourites to share with you. Enjoy! [View the story “Bad Marathon Tips” on Storify]
When I run I have a lot of thoughts. Most are inane, some are funny and the rest are just simply to get me around the next corner. Here are a few of them: “I’ve only run how far?” “I hate this (insert irritable item of clothing here) why do I keep wearing it?” “I should have gone pee before I left.” “I am wearing way too many layers.” “I am not wearing.. Read More
I can’t believe we are only one week away from the marathon! By this time next week we will be finished our race (hopefully!). I feel like I still have so many things to do… laundry, packing, travelling and of course a lot of resting! I am staying in Victoria for a few extra days after the marathon so have been looking into things to do. I haven’t been there since I was.. Read More
You might be training for a marathon if… this is considered an afternoon “treat”. You might be training for a marathon if… choosing where to go out for dinner is especially challenging.