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The Home Stretch

If there are any other teachers among my readers, you can attest to how insane the last weeks of school are. It seems that every year, students realise that school’s about to end for the year when there’s about two weeks to go, and every year they get really worried about their grades and extra credit assignments … Continue reading

It’s not running without shoes and taping

Really, it’s not. 🙂 Instead of the well-deserved rest after the Saturday race last weekend, I decided to go on a 12k slow and easy in the blistering heat the next day. Well, I can say that it took me no effort at all to keep to a 7 min/km LSD pace then. 😛 It … Continue reading

Season Kick-off!

Well. Five weeks to my half marathon and today I ran the first official race of 2014 in my calendar. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting anything close to my last year’s 38 minutes. I’ve literally been swamped with work and family obligations to the point of where I’ve hardly had time to sleep. I’ve … Continue reading

That’s how it went

Friend of three years: “So you’re still running?” Me: “Yup!” ~Doing the Tallinn Marathon in the autumn? ~Probably not. Don’t have much time to train this summer. ~Oh. Bummer. Was thinking about it. Wanted a running buddy. ~Oooooh! You run? ~Mhmh… started a couple of months ago. ~Mmm… In that case, I am doing a half … Continue reading

Wood and Foods

Thursday I had the coolest running surprise in ages. So there’s this small artificial lake with surrounding park and playgrounds a five minute jog from my house. I’ve always loved it. Pretty sure it’s popped up here before as well. It’s great atmosphere with strolling families, rollebladers and runners. The loop around the lake is … Continue reading

In the Groove

Oh, yes, I am. 🙂 After a two-hours of sleep kinda night, lots of work kinda day, lots of coffee… When crawling into bed with a good book and the latest episode of Bones seems the best idea… And you still go for a run. And enjoy it. And the sunset. And after 8k finish … Continue reading

The Running Accident

So. I’ve been following the ease into 10k running plan since late December. I did weeks 2 and 5 twice (due to a bit of a cold) and this means I’m officially in week 9 out of ten now. So far, it’s been the same run three times a week, getting tougher every week. Last … Continue reading

Cat-ching Up

Here’s the thing. I got lazy. Like really lazy. Somewhere in autumn I went through trying to run again. And then PÖFF happened. That’s the Black Nights Movie Festival. Somewhere along the way I managed to score a invitee festival pass that let me take out free tickets/invitations to all the movies at the festival. … Continue reading

Long Time a’Comin’

I went for a run yesterday. 3.5km in pitch black where the adrenaline rush came in equal parts from running in no-light urban areas and wondering when exactly I’d stumble and fall flat on my face courtesy of cracks in the pavement. It was horrid. Not because of the dark, but because the 3k already … Continue reading

Race Recap

How awesome to this again! 🙂 I’m afraid I’ll be cruising on endorphins for the rest of the evening so bear with me. Today I ran my second ever half marathon. I ran it pretty much unprepared. (Not wise, but you know…) Since I had done very little running in the past two months – … Continue reading

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