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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I recently went on for a weekend in Dublin for the Dublin Marathon 2014. No, not to run it – I’m not that good/strong-willed yet! However, I did go to support my boyfriend, Rob, and his father, sister and a couple of other Capetonians who ran it. I thought it was an awesome way to get the family together, check out a new place and meet new people. We flew in on…

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I completed my first half marathon last week. Just being able to type that feels like a huge accomplishment. When I first signed up, I did exactly what you have probably just done to find this page; I googled ‘how to train for a half marathon’. Now I’m sure that you will find a whole host of training plans written by people a helluva lot more qualified than I am,…

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