Monday, November 25, 2013


I'm no athlete - although I love sport. I came last in EVERY SINGLE running race I had to participate in through school. Every one.

But a few years ago I decided to do the Couch to 5k running program. Mainly because I bet hubby a camera on completing it. He knew my athletic prowess and thought himself safe... or he hoped to encourage me. Either way I was determined to SHOW HIM.

And I did.

And then I did a 7.5 km run raising money for cancer.

And now I run 4 times a week. I'm still not fast. I suspect my knees turn in and my feet kick out. It's not pretty, but I feel good after. As long as I get through and get into a rhythm I can run for an hour now.

This week I retired the shoes I bought when I decided I'd run. Thanks to my handy app I know they've done 1000km. It's almost impossible to believe but it shows a little at a time adds up.

Now I need to apply that to finishing the work in progress.

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