A Gift Guide for the Runner in Your Life

It’s coming up to my absolute favourite time of year, Christmas! And in the interest of everyone getting something they absolutely love for Christmas, I’ve come up with a bit of a gift guide. You can use it to shop for a running friend, or just helpfully distribute to everyone

Day on a Plate (the Macro Version)

You might not know this but I have logged almost everything I’ve eaten since February. It sounds like it would drive you absolutely bonkers, doesn’t it? But the truth is, I got used to it. And writing it down everyday I no longer really attach moral values of ‘good’ or

Do you need a rest day?

You know you’ve crossed a line somewhere when rest days require more discipline than training days. Even more challenging than your planned rest days are your unplanned ones. How do you tell the difference between a reason and an excuse? And how do you know when you are better off

Ready to Fail, Ready to Fly

My favourite thing about this photo is that the pain of those last hard kilometres are over even though I haven’t crossed the line yet, because I know that I’ve already finished. It’s done. The hardest thing about any race is the pacing. You’d think it would be the training.

Coconut Loaf Recipe

Because I am in the unfortunate predicament of not liking bananas, I not only miss out on a great pre-run (or post-run) snack, I also miss out on Banana Bread. Which basically seems like it’s cake with butter on it and that seems extremely disappointing. Which is why I was