From the Outback to the ‘G’
This year, I was asked to join daughters Gracie, Fiona and a friend, Susie Lyall, to compete as a team in The Coffee Club 10km run, an event run in conjunction with the Melbourne Marathon. When on the station outback, I loved watching AFL and often dreamed of somehow getting onto the ‘G’ — a feat difficult, if not impossible, for a girl who doesn’t play test cricket or AFL footy! Naturally, I grabbed at the chance, and Team Mums-on-the-Run was born! Continue reading
McClure Daughters, Fiona Miles and Grace McClure, ran onto the “G” (MCG Melbourne) when they completed the 10km Coffee Club run – the event was included in the Melbourne Marathon run on that same day. Only a week before, Geelong won its first AFL flag in many years on the same ground.
Fiona had been planning to compete in this event for some time with her sister Grace. Grace had experiences of competing successfully in ironman events around the world so the night before the race the two sisters worked out a plan for the race: they decided to run together and have the time of their lives! Continue reading