A bit of radio silence from us again. Oliver is nearly 8 months old and he’s one busy little boy! We are even busier now and so I’ve had a lot less time to write!

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He’s also sleeping through the night now (high five!?) and I’m also adjusting to this by going to bed later than 9pm 😁 and even doing stuff in the evenings!

Anyway, today I’d like to write a few words about how are we feeling before our first race. Hopefully after the race I will write a little bit less about running, and a bit more about all the fun baby friendly stuff we’ve been up to! Mamas on maternity leave will be pleased that most of them are FREE!

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TWO DAYS TO GO!!

The time on maternity leave has seriously sped up. Week after week it seems to be going faster and faster, so here we are… 2 days to the race.

I’m excited, but also very nervous, and it’s not the old nervousness about getting a PB. It’s more to do with the responsibility I feel taking Oliver around the course with me. Will he be awake to see the crowds? Will the people make him nervous or just curious? I am sure he will be fine, but I just don’t know what to expect. Keep your fingers crossed for us!

Let me start with a short summary of our training:

Kilometers ran since January – 260.29

In miles… 161.7

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Longest training run – 20km / 12.5 miles

I never run that far before a half marathon, but I guess, I wanted to make sure I can actually do it!

Terrain

Trail, track and road

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Any injuries?

It takes a year for your body to get to a pre-pregnancy state after giving birth, so yeah… I will be honest and I say that I overdid it a little bit. The tendons behind my right knee are super sore so I will be going to see a physiotherapist 😓after the race.
Music listed

MO, Bonobo, The Streets, Bloc Party, Courtesy, Sampha, Lil Silva, Santigold, A tribe called Red ft. Yasiin Bey
Keep your fingers crossed for the weather on Sunday and for us 😚

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Keep your fingers crossed for the weather on Sunday and for us 😚
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