Reach for the stars

Reach for the stars

I’m still processing the New York marathon and everything that came with it, but this article from Meb Keflezighi is something close to what I’m feeling. I particularly like this quote… “Reach for the stars; you might only get one or two or...
Amazing friends

Amazing friends

I’m fortunate enough to have some truly amazing friends, but today I want to celebrate this beautiful lady who flew all the way to New York to be by my side as I undertook this latest crazy challenge. I am incredibly grateful to have her in my...
#NYMarathon #DoneAndDusted

#NYMarathon #DoneAndDusted

So it’s all over. And what a day it was. I’m physically and mentally exhausted. To finish at 4:01:22 brought such mixed emotions. I mean seriously… ONE lousy minute! But as my friend Delina said – that is a ‘stop and tie a shoe...
#NYMarathon #1daytogo

#NYMarathon #1daytogo

153 days ago I decided to run the New York marathon. I cannot believe that it is now only hours away. I’m not sure how I’m feeling. I’m excited. But also scared. My mind keeps trying to give me an out. An excuse. Telling me that I should have done...
#NYMarathon #2daystogo

#NYMarathon #2daystogo

Friday started with a 6:30am jog on Rotterdam Harbour and ended 22 hours later with a taxi ride into Manhattan. Exciting I guess, but not feeling much like an athlete after a day cooped up eating airline food. I feel tired, sore and bloated… very glad I’ve...