I am relatively new to this running obsession. Like many other 40 something mothers, there came a point where I needed to have some “me time” and get fit. When else can you take an hour or two and be alone with your thoughts or listen to your favourite tunes? Running gives you all of this and as an added bonus allows you to set an amazing example for your kids. Who could ask for more?
In the past four years I have tried all the distances including having completed three 50k ultras. The half marathon continues to be my favourite road distance, but I admit 50k trails are starting to become addictive. Read on to find out about this average runner’s journey from questioning the sanity of running to becoming a running addict.