Monthly Archives: April 2012

Back to running

I realised yesterday that I haven’t run for over 2 weeks (not counting the twice weekly runs with the girls).  So yesterday I took advantage of it being a national holiday and went by myself to the Esplanade early before … Continue reading

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Swimming

I’ve never been much of a swimmer.  I mean I like swimming and love being in the water, but swimming laps I’ve never done much of, and when I have it’s always been breaststroke – I just get too pufffed … Continue reading

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Another good week

Last week was still school holidays, so I managed to get some exercise in with the girls at the pool.  We all went together and did some timed 50m races.  I was really pleased to find I could swim 50m … Continue reading

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Great weekend of workouts!

Well, sadly, rain stopped play for our Pyramid challenge on Friday.  We decided we didn’t want to do that run and climb in the rain, so headed to the north of Cairns and ran the Blue Arrow track instead.  My … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Pyramid

Tomorrow, Euan and I are going to do our first trial run of the Pyramid Race for 2012. My best time in the race is 2hr 36 mins.  This year I am aiming for 2hours.  I’m feeling fitter and stronger … Continue reading

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From 8 to 38

Yesterday watching my eldest daughter swim, I was amazed (as I am constantly) and seeing her progress and improvement so clearly almost every single lesson.  She listens to every word the instructor tells her, changing small angles of her arms … Continue reading

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Aquathon training

Sunday is Aquathon training day.  We go as a family, and take turns running and swimming with each of our daughters.  This week I was running with our younger daughter.  She did amazingly well, keeping up her slow and steady … Continue reading

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