Marathon #23: This marathon is all for my mom

A new flower. Braving this journey of grief and loss. Taking it on, taking it in, and eventually letting it go. Picking up the pieces every day. Trying to not be broken from this journey – even if it feels I will never be myself again. My mom is in her final weeks – maybe…

Taper thoughts

I’m three weeks away from running my next marathon, the Loch Ness Marathon in Inverness, Scotland. This will be my 23rd marathon, and I’ve just wrapped up the crazy training with my taper ahead of me. Taper is traditionally my favourite part of marathon training – well, second to running the actual race itself. It…

Race Recap: Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon, my second race in the World Marathon Majors, was an overall great experience. Given that my least favourite races tend to be the larger ones, I had tempered my expectations of what type of experience I would have. As a result, I came out of it enjoying more than I anticipated. We…

Goals.

After watching the Boston Marathon last Monday, tracking some friends and feeling the energy of the event (even through the TV!), I had a moment of ‘I want to do that.’ Please keep in mind, I just had a miserable run in Paris the prior weekend and all but swore off large marathons. How easily…

Weekly Workout Wrap up – 4 October 2015

As my blog name suggests, I love to travel! This week, I was fortunate enough to tag along with my husband on a work trip across the pond to London, my favourite city in the world! Between the history, visiting with friends and enjoying a new place to run, I can’t tell you what I…

Why ‘Robyn Runs the World’?

I named my blog ‘Robyn Runs the World’ because I live in the Cayman Islands. My husband and I like to travel, and with my interest in running, I end up running in most cities I visit. Since I started running a little more than a year ago, I have run in some beautiful places:…