A new challenge

93 sleeps

So, as any of you who have been following this post will know, I got sick and never made it through the finale of the Marathons for Maddie campaign. It caused some ugly crying. So, just because I can, I’ve decided to give it another bash this year.  I’ll be fundraising for a couple of … Continue reading

The turtle’s on its way!

While I was convinced when I woke up at 2am that my sinuses were clear and I’d make it, I woke up coughing at 3am… 4am… 5am and this 5’4″ blonde Forrest Gump wannabe just won’t be running a marathhon today. BUT. I have handed over Maddie’s turtle charm to the amazing (and much speedier … Continue reading

Marathon update…

So, here’s the post I don’t really want to write. I’ve got tears in my eyes writing this down (again with the sentimentality – apologies!), but I am not looking good for a start tomorrow. All the advice I’ve had (many thanks to all who have provided it – Kristi, Amy, Allison, Dad, my GP, … Continue reading


There are several things I run past very often that never lose their impact on me. One of these is Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance.  There is nothing about that monument I don’t love – it’s intent, they way they light it, how proud and humble it makes you feel all at the same time, the … Continue reading

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  • My Marathons for Maddie in 2011

    Run for the Kids: 17 April - 14.38km
    Mothers' Day Classic: 8 May - 4km
    Run Melbourne: 17 July – half marathon
    Sandy Point Half: 21 August - half marathon
    Sydney Running Festival: 18 September – half marathon
    Melbourne Marathon: 9 October – marathon