I like to keep active on holiday. In fact it’s really important to me (read this for tips on how),¬†especially with my first marathon coming up in May.On Sunday 21st Feb, I ran my third half marathon: the Cape Peninsula Half Marathon in Cape Town. In the lead up to the race, I had had some¬†concerns about my lack of training beforehand. This is because I hadn’t done very much…

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It’s the middle of January and all of those New Year’s resolutions and good intentions seem to be slipping further and further away. Stop! Let’s sort that out right now. Earlier this week it was Blue Monday, a day known to be the most depressing of the year: terrible weather, no more festive cheer, too long since last pay day, too long until next pay day, Dry January probably broken,…

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Happy New Year! I’m so excited to be back on the blog this year. I didn’t blog very much in 2015, mainly because I was in the process of setting up a business, chasing my #girlboss dreams and moving to a new place. For 2016, I’m not announcing whimsical new year’s resolutions, but instead I’m setting goals for every area of my life. I’m also setting mini-goals each month to…

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I started running a couple of years ago when training for my huge 3 Peaks Challenge and I really got into it. I am a bit of a fair weather runner though. I love a Saturday morning run in the sunshine before a big brunch. I hate a 7am Monday morning run in the cold and rain before rushing to shower and get to work. Swings and roundabouts, I guess.…

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