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Happy Valentines Day … now run!

I would not call myself an exercise freak, and over the past two years, exercising has been restricted to one pilates class a week, and mummy boot camp which we spent more time running after the kids and of course looking after the boys. So coming to Coronado has given me the opportunity to get back into running!

While at Mum and Dad’s in Ballarat I was able to get a run or two in around Lake Wendouree which was great and I was able to track my progress with the nike application. Coronado is great as it is as flat at the lake in Ballarat – but with many more ks to run. A few of the girls here, who are also from Australia, run regularly as well so I have crashed into their running group.

The week we arrived, I picked up the local newspaper and within it was advertised the Coronado Valentines 10k run. All sounded really good, however I had never run 10k’s! So the other girls and I decided that we would enter the fun run. This then started the training program .. which involved a couple of runs a week with more talking than distance being done!

The day arrived, and after a slight zumba injury we were off and running, minus Liz who was off skiing. I have to say it was such an achievement when Michelle and I ran over the finish line after 10ks. The dad’s had brought the kids down and it was great for to see them at the finish line.

So, this has started a new interest for me. It seems as though there is a fun run here most weekends! We are booked in for a ‘mud run’ in June with a couple more in between.

Maybe there is even a half marathon in me?

End of the race!

End of the race!

With the kids

With the kids

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