Absolutely, totally and in all other ways…inconceivable.

I’ve been planning and working on this post all week; my pre-10k race thoughts. There’s a lot going on in my life now, with a lot to think about but I’ll try and keep this short.

On Monday I’ll be running the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon (10k) race for the third time.  The first year I took part in this race I ran/walked it. Last year I ran the whole thing.

This year will be my first year actually racing it. Inconceivable? No…not really.

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The difference a year makes! VHI Mini Marathon Race Report

Yesterday I ran the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, an annual 10k race that takes place here in Dublin. This is the second time I’ve run this race, and was the first big race in my Dublin Marathon training plan.

In the lead up to the race I was battling a lot of inner negativity, questioning my abilities and my goals and generally berating myself for daring to run. Luckily I recognised what I was doing to myself and spent a week trying to drag myself out of that negative place and into my usual confident self. I’m happy to say I’m winning that battle, but on the eve of the race I wondered if I had started to win it too late.  Would all that negativity I poured out on myself affect how I ran it?

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The first time…ever I ran 10k! Flora Women’s Mini Marathon Race Report!

Today was, for me, a pretty special day.  Today I ran 10 kilometers for the first time ever. Yes, you read me right! I finally ran 10k!

In fact, not only did I run my first ever 10k, but in doing so I also ran the 10k Flora Woman’s Mini-Marathon for the first time!

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