What do I do now?

My spring marathon season has come to an end, and for all the hinting I’ve done to my husband about how I’d like to run ‘just one more’ in late June/early July, he hasn’t taken the bait and given me the OK to find one. Which means my next ‘race’ (and yes, I use that…

Weekly workout wrap up – 18 October 2015

With one week (ONE!) to go until marathon day, my runs are getting shorter to allow my body time to rest and recover so I am in the best possible shape on race day. It’s stupidly hot in Cayman, even well into October, with ‘real feel’ temps still above 100-degrees during the day. Which of…

A snapshot of my training

I have a lot of questions about what my training actually looks like (not just the projected training plan that I posted last week), along with the questions of ‘how can you run that much?’ ‘What can you think about while running so many miles?’ and the inevitable ‘How do you feel after all this…

Success!

So my attempt at swimming one-mile in the Flowers Sea Swim after not having trained AT ALL for it was surprisingly a resounding success! I was able to post my best time (40:16, doing the breast stroke and into a slight current), which was my best time by more than 1:30 over my previous best…

I guess I’ll sink or swim!

This Saturday, I am participating in my fourth Flowers Sea Swim since moving to Grand Cayman. It is one of the highlights of the sporting event calendar on island, with now 900 participants involved in the infamous ‘cuisine-art start’ one-mile swim along Seven Mile Beach. The Flowers family has been organizing this for more than…