Monthly Archives: April 2014

when I enter my husband in races without talking to him first

You know what love is not? Love is not entering your husband in a running race held when he’s working ridiculous hours. Love is having entered him in said race when you thought it would be a romantic thing to do together – I don’t call him the Running Man for nothing – and you really honestly forgot about the whole ridiculous work hours thing. Oh, yeah, and the not talking to him about it first…that probably was where things went pear shaped – but Continue reading →

Another day, Another hill to harbour 10k

I marked my return to Australia with the Newcastle hill to harbour 10k. I was very jetlagged, and it hurt a lot. But it was an extraordinary welcome to a beautiful coastal city. I didn’t know then how long I would be here for. That run was emotional. I explained why I run these races: I run because I can.   This past weekend I ceremoniously marked my impending departure from Newcastle with another Newcastle hill to harbour 10k. The morning started out sunny with Continue reading →