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About runningcommando

I am an Aussie living in Switzerland with my English husband and two lovely kids. I have recently found a new passion in life - running!!! Here I'll be sharing my journey from an unfit beginner runner to preparing for 10k runs and hopefully my goal of reaching a half-marathon. Enjoy!

Taking the pressure off

I’ll start by apologizing for not having blogged this year. I can’t believe that it is already May! Not blogging of course doesn’t mean that I haven’t been running or racing. In fact I already have three races under my … Continue reading

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This year’s tally so far

I have been a bit slack in keeping up with my blog for the last few months.  That doesn’t mean that I have stopped running though.  In fact the opposite is true.  I have actually achieved quite a few goals … Continue reading

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Who knew getting lost could be so much fun?

I’m busy training for an alpine half marathon that is coming up in a couple of week’s. I did the 10km alpine class at the same event last year and know that the hills are going to hurt. This has … Continue reading

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Training with kids

I was dreading the Spring school holidays as, with a 10K race coming up in the second week, I would need to somehow keep the training up whilst having the kids at home full-time. I was wracking my brains for … Continue reading

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Doing it as a Team

It’s been a long time since my last post, but a lot has been happening. As mentioned in my last blog, I put out some feelers regarding registering a team for the Zürich marathon and had such a good response … Continue reading

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Snow brings the runners out!

So, I set off this morning in the snow because as it was Monday morning and my schedule said that was “running day”. The fact that it was snowing had nothing to do with it as I had to go … Continue reading

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My new Relationship with Running

It has been a long, long time since my last blog. During that time I have been working on my relationship with running. It was touch and go for awhile there but we have managed to resolve our problems and … Continue reading

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