Tagged with running

Biking in the city – that’s NYC

On the bike! My training for the half ironman has been really intense over the past few weeks.  In particular, I have ridden the past 3 Saturdays consecutively over increasing distances, first 50 miles, then 60 and last Sat 70 miles.  That’s 110km, I can hardly believe it myself.  We always follow our long rides … Continue reading

NYC half, my best ever run!

What I did today….. NYC Half Marathon – what an awesome course iconic and not too tough. My style all round!  So much so that I managed to take almost 9 minutes off my personal record for a 1/2 and finish in 1.45.04.   To be fair that’s faster than I ever thought I could … Continue reading

This morning (well it was almost afternoon by the time I left) I headed out for an 18km run.  Just your average Sunday, at least your average Sunday if you’re doing a 1/2 marathon in a few weeks time!  Yes tis true, 3 weeks today I am doing the New York CIty Half. I ran … Continue reading

This post is long over due.  But I was a sickie last week.  And then I went to Jamaica Mon over the long weekend.  Anyway, here it is, Central Park, NYC after a serious dumping of the white stuff thanks to Nemo.  So pretty.  As you can see Chilli Sparkles and I both loved it.

New Dorp relief center, Staten Island, where we ran in to and donated supplies. Every little bit helps in the Sandy aftermath.

So if you haven’t figured it out yet, the weather has officially (rather quickly) changed – Fall (Autumn) is here in earnest.  I’ve actually decided I don’t mind it being cold, as long as it’s not raining or windy.  In fact, when I was running today along the Hudson, I was totally happy with Fall, … Continue reading