Last weekend I ran the Mizuno 10km run as part of the Gazley Voltswagen Wellington Marathon. Well, when I say run, I jogged and walked the majority of it. It was a terrible day, weather wise. Freezing temperatures, rain, and that strong southerly wind Wellington is known for. Almost 500 people that signed up to … Continue reading Every Run is a Personal Best When it’s Your First
I’ve set up a new online shop to raise money for the Blind Foundation Guide Dogs! Each product sold will have 50% of the price donated to help train Guide Dogs in New Zealand. Guide dogs are incredibly important, giving people who are blind or have low vision, freedom and independence. The name of the … Continue reading Raising Money for Blind Foundation Guide Dogs
On Sunday 18 February I did the 6.5km Wellington Round the Bays. Easy for some, not so much for me. Let me explain… “You should only run if you’re being chased or on fire”. That was how I viewed running for a long time, yet when I was a kid, my family belonged to a … Continue reading Attempting Round the Bays with Fibromyalgia
Every Sunday, I give myself a little challenge and go on a walk or trek. In 2018, so far this has included the Southern Walkway in Wellington, Manawatu Gorge, Turakirae Head, and Waikanae Riverbank (all quite different walks, and all recommended. Also suggest Central Park in Brooklyn/Te Aro and Otari-Wilton’s Bush, both in Wellington). Last … Continue reading The Waikanae Walk of Hell, Yes!