One of the hardest things about being pregnant is the pang of missing out on those big races and big adventures starting again. Enter mt 26km at 26 weeks challenge.
Let your legs discover the mountains, fells and trails.
It was promised that the awful haze of exhaustion and nausea would lift to reveal your former self and life could continue as normal(ish) which luckily for me did happen.
For any other women who run, who are trying to navigate the first trimester my advise would be listen to your body and do what feels good for your mind.
Lockdown life is dragging andf I was missing races and buddies so I decided to set myself a little challenge….
You don’t have to go far for an adventure. It can be your every day long run, just re-framed…
I may be nearly two months late setting 2020 goals but I intend to have the most productive year yet. 10 big goals for one big year.
The human body is a clever machine. It can function on very little, it can adapt and it can rebalance. That’s why I have learned to love and appreciate mine exactly as it is.
Running and racing isn’t just based on physical prowess, much of the challenge is the mental game and your game plan to battle those naughty little voices that shake your confidence both before and during a race.
That feeling of hopelessness when a race you’re in just isn’t going your way. Do you embrace it and see how tough you are or do you cut your losses and call it a day?
Huge vistas of open ocean, rolling coast path, mega steep climbs and epic forest were the greeting from the Maverick X Series opener in Exmoor. The most beautiful race on the Maverick calendar for sure.