Nothing like a spontaneous half marathon to get that heart pumping and fitness regime started. And so we find ourselves on Takapuna Beach early Sunday morning, ready to embrace the day.
One thing that hasn’t slipped our minds these last few weeks is the reality that it is winter here! (Come on it wouldn’t be a brits blog if we didn’t talk about the weather!). Despite being ‘winter’ it’s been pretty balmy however, the amount of rain has been really quite impressive. Now if there’s rain and you go high enough, you must find snow and this is good news!
As with any move you get a renewed vitality and energy to try different things, pick up old hobbies and in this case, persevere to improve on sports that haven’t always been your friend. We’r e living in New Zealand, the sea is on our doorstep and so surfing is top of this list and we are determined to crack it however much it takes…. Continue reading
So another couple of weeks has flown by and lots has been going on…
The other day I re-posted my friend Lauren’s brilliant summary of the Cape Maclear Triathlon which was the perfect overview of a great weekend. It was refreshing to be part of an event with a slightly more ‘laissez-faire’ air about it. The organisers had done an amazing job with transforming the venue (a large abandoned lodge resort that felt like it could be a perfect party venue, Ibiza stylee) and getting the course sorted. We were ready; pre-swim the water was scoured for crocodiles (don’t worry they don’t tend to hang around these waters ;-)! )… Continue reading