47 seconds

Forty seven seconds is not that much time, although at the same time it feels like an eternity. I have continued to reflect on my race in Rotterdam and my main consensus is I was not in the zone. Immediately after starting the race I was thinking a lot. When you get in to that … More 47 seconds

Taper Crazies

Well for me it is that time of year again—taper time.  I have often said tapering is my least favourite part of the training cycle.  You are in such a groove with training, and you are rocking it and then— someone takes it away from you!!  Seems just so cruel.  I get to a point … More Taper Crazies

Fragile Butterfly

This is my story about how over this training cycle I have transformed in to what I have coined a ‘fragile butterfly’. Dear marathon training… you are really, really tough… but I think that is why I love you. I have definitely pushed my limits in regards to training this time around.  And I think … More Fragile Butterfly

Running real talk

Running is a (*can be a) heart breaker. Sometimes you give it everything you have and you spend time supporting it with appropriate rest and recovery. And sometimes it bites you in the ass. I am going to give you some real talk about how I have felt about running this past week. Because it … More Running real talk