Browsing All posts tagged under »mauritius«

Touching the sky

November 19, 2013

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This past weekend was one to remember. I, along with another 350 runners descended on the bijou village of Lady Grey in South Africa’s Eastern Cape for the Salomon Skyrun 2013. I expected a toughie, of that I have no doubt. The press release in the week prior, with talk of the likelihood of puking […]

Calling all Sweaty Betty’s

September 21, 2013

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In the past, I always considered myself a bit of a camel when it came to drinking during training and races. Perhaps that’s come from living in the desert for so long. Being a self-confessed purist, who turns her back on any formal training programmes or data analysis … and someone who’s only really now […]

Doin’ the Dodo

July 9, 2013

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Apologies in advance … a long post! Every runner would agree that you learn most from the events that were the most challenging. Our takeaways are greatest when we’re tested … and I guess this refers as much to our running as it does our lives in general. And so it was, this past weekend, […]

Sharing v comparing

July 6, 2013

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I think I have died and gone to heaven. I woke this morning at the gorgeous Le Telfair in marvelous Mauritius. I opened the curtains to a feast for my eyes as right before me lay lush green trees, soft white sand, azure waters and complete and utter silence. Breakfast over conversation about all things […]

Core conversation

July 5, 2013

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I know I write often about happiness, which may seem a diversion from the running, fitness, health and wellness theme of this blog but in actual fact, happiness is bound so tightly to all of these … and to pretty much everything in our existence.  Only if we are happy as individuals, can we pursue […]