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
Day 5 – The best worst marathon advice
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]
Day 6 – What I think while I run
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
Day 7 – One week to go!
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
Day 8 – You might be training for a marathon if…
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.