London: the 6th and final

I’m kind of hoping this [post] is just like friendships I have with my high school girl friends… we pick up just where we left off despite the distance and in this case the time that has past. So it’s been little while… enough time that there is now three of us, which has absorbed …

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Running in the Rain & Recovery Porridge

It's the first of June and Im not sure I'm ready to say the 'W' word yet. But it does feel like it’s creeping in, well to me anyway, and I know most people think my thermostat is faulty. Anyway yesterday was the first rainy run I’ve done in a while. I don’t mind running …

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5 reasons to reunite with pasta

It’s true… I think the common dietary staple that’s a prominent member of a major food group in Australia should be suing for defamation of character. Pasta’s had a hard time of it over the past decade or so. Mr Atkins (rest his soul) has a lot to answer for. While there was a short …

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Pre-Race Nutrition: Nike She Runs

I think I could count on one hand the number of night time runs I’ve completed! I’m definitely an early bird when it comes to training which also means I’ve mastered my morning pre-training snack. However with the Nike She Runs 10km on tonight I’ll need to put a little more thought into it. Seeing …

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Carbs & Protein: A Runners Recovery

While maybe not everyones perfect start to a long weekend, we kicked ours off with an 18km run through the city. To be honest witnessing this city awaken as you run through the streets which are usually hustling and bustling puts that extra kick in your step, or stride I should say. This was a …

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Pre-race nerves for support crew

To be honest I didn’t get the best sleep last night and it wasn’t because I was in a far away land (like Japan) or because my pillow had as much cushioning as the pile of magazines next to my bed resembling more a pancake than a pillow. Rather it was because my husband (aka …

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