Houston, bigger than Texas

In the final of her exclusive iRun columns, Lisa Weightman tells how Houston proved a masterstroke for her return to marathoning as a mum. With husband Lachlan helping her achieve her time aim, Rio is now just over six months away. Lachlan and I sat in the pool after the Houston marathon chatting to the…

Lisa Livin` in the 70s

Starting From Scratch I’ve made it through my first month of running without breaking or tearing any part of my anatomy and without tripping or falling over. I haven’t been chased by a dog, stung by a bee or even rained on! This is a big achievement in the life of a runner who is…

On the road again

30 minutes, not kilometers! It is 6:45am. Like most mornings, Little Pete rose nice and early and is playing on the mat after his breakfast. He is trying his hardest to crawl toward his toys, which are just out of reach. The determined expression on his face reminds me of myself! I know exactly where…

Baby, what a year!

In the first of her exclusive columns for iRun, marathon champion Lisa Weightman talks about 2014 and how little Pete changed her life – in a good way. For those of you wondering, Lisa plans to resume running on February 1 and begin the long road back that she hopes will lead to Rio next…

Super Session

In the second of our series on the 10 key sessions used by our Australian distance running greats, Melbourne Marathon race record holder Lisa Weightman talks about her Tuesday night session that she uses as a lead-up to her marathons. The session: 4x1600m with a 90-second  recovery Lisa says: The following session is one that…

For Pete’s Sake

We are fast approaching Little Pete’s 6 month birthday! When you reach your mid 30s you start to wish your birthday wouldn’t come around so fast. But when you have a little bubba in the house, you celebrate as many milestones in their lives that you can. This week we’ve had some special ones. Pete…