Rock N Roll Lisbon Half Marathon

rock n roll lisbon half marathon medal

Rock N Roll Lisbon Half Marathon recap  I had heard so many good things about the Rock N Roll running events so when we were deciding whether to run Amsterdam or Lisbon on October 18th I was pretty excited when HB chose Lisbon. I let him decide because he is the one running the full marathon … [Read more...]

This Is Not Personal

Joy, Move Fuel Love

When I rebranded this blog from Dear Baby G to Move Fuel Love I was ecstatic - I had finally found my niche. I realised that I would lose some of my treasured readers at the expense of this discovery, but I needed to move forward. Someone left a comment just last week on how they miss the old … [Read more...]

Gold Coast Half Marathon

gold coast half marathon start line

Gold Coast Half Marathon 2015 Race Recap I wasn't nervous or anxious in the lead-up to this race at all and I put it down to being downright relieved that I was just running the half marathon and not the marathon this time around. Wait?! When did a half marathon become 'just a half marathon'? … [Read more...]

City to Surf Recap

darwin city 2 surf

I almost did not make it to the start line thanks to an extraordinary camping trip to Kakadu the weekend before where hours of 4WDing and hiking prompted my lower back to go on a running strike. A few months ago I would have rejoiced at any excuse to miss a few  training runs, but this time … [Read more...]

Why I Run

why I run

It's 5.30pm, HB has barely been home from work for 15 minutes and I'm lacing up my running shoes and I'm heading out the door. I look down at my Garmin, wait for the GPS to kick in and then I start running, one foot in front of the other, repeat. I'm smiling because I've just conquered one of the … [Read more...]

Run Europe

run europe

A few months ago I pointed out some sale fares to Amsterdam to HB, I may have further enticed him by highlighting the fact that the Amsterdam Marathon was well within the sale travel period. We spent quite a bit of time researching different fares and the sale fares came and went along with the … [Read more...]

Rockingham 10km Race Recap

10km Race Recap

When we planned our trip to Perth we knew we had to add in a race somehow and somewhere because Darwin's running calendar is bleak and sparse. I am so glad we did because this was the run I needed to have. When I signed up with my new running coach a couple of months ago I kind of knew that … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Race Day

5 tips for race day

This post has been written as part of my experience with the Microsoft #WorkWonders program. We have our first race coming up in a couple of weeks time in Perth. HB is running a half marathon and I am set to run the 10km. Planning your outfit and what to bring on race day is all part of the … [Read more...]