Running after injury: Becoming a different runner

Running after injury: Becoming a different runner

Before I was injured I was a different runner. It seems like such an obvious statement that it’s almost silly to say. But Denyse Whelan’s Life This Week prompt is “hobbies” and I’ll be damned if I let it roll by without a mention of...
Bay to Breakers: A nudie run

Bay to Breakers: A nudie run

When I signed up for Bay to Breakers I didn’t realise that it has been run for more consecutive years than any other race in the world. I also wasn’t notified that people get nude whilst running it. It wouldn’t be San Francisco without some form of...

Vancouver Historic Half 10km Race Recap

Spending four days on holiday in a new city and then planning to run a race early on the morning of the fifth is probably not the best race prep you could do. Especially when you spend the preceding four days eating burgers and chips and downing more wine and beer...
When your luck runs out…

When your luck runs out…

My extremely religious and (therefore strangely) superstitious Aunty has a little phrase for our family: “Xortina Hazina”. In English it’s plain and simple: “We have bad luck”. The Maltese version has much more of a kick in the face to it. So whenever something...