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.
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.
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.
Every running magazine, coach, seasoned runner and their dog know that running your easy days truly easy is the way to go but this is the biggest thing I struggle with.
Doing a race route recce is a brand new concept to me. It’s a sensible thing to do when a route might be challenging and can make sure you know a little more of what to expect on race day.