Women Running - Big Deal.
Did you know the first female to run the Olympic marathon was in 1984? I only learned this recently and as surprised as I was, subtle reflection proved I wasn’t shocked. None of my grandmothers ran, my mom, stepmom and mother in law were never caught out in the streets before or after work running. Yet I can recall many memories of my father running, at many different ages in life, and sharing stories of how it felt. My father in law completed a marathon at age 30, an achieve
The first 3km
Today was finally my first run to kick it off Run2Grow "officially". It was a simple 3km distance after deciding the 5km Park Run would probably be pushing it as I have barely run in the past 2 years. My goal was simply to complete it at the pace that was right for my body today. Kindness to myself. As I write this now, somehow seeing it in words in front of me brings a sense of commitment, attachment, and belief that this was a good decision. As I was running though, the sto