Hit the Jackpot!

Blog 47 pic 2

At age 56, a new two-and-a-half-minute PB for me in the 12-kilometre ‘City to Casino’ race –
Tasmania’s oldest fun run – on Sunday, 26 May.

The iconic event attracts thousands of runners and tracks from the city of Glenorchy in Hobart’s
northern suburbs to Wrest Point Casino (Australia’s first legal casino) in Sandy Bay.

My pace was an average 4.58 minutes per kilometre, which brought me home in 59 minutes, 54 seconds. I was the second female of 23 to finish in my age category (50-59); 55th female to cross the line, and placed 265th overall.

To say I was delighted with that result, is an understatement.

I felt so deflated and pessimistic about my running after Canberra Marathon last month, but now I’m hopeful that there’s perhaps a few more PBs in me yet – maybe testing out more of the shorter distances for a change?

Who knows? Perhaps I even gained some extra enthusiasm and momentum knowing that my
second book is not too far away now. (Cover reveal very soon!)

I guess the message is like the one the characters in my book learn – never, EVER, give up!

Blog 47 pic min
previous post

Pin It on Pinterest