Navigating the last week has been an interesting experience for me on many levels. In light of the murder of George Floyd, protests, social-media movements, and trends – there has been a lot to take in. It has highlighted a huge gap in my education which I need to be proactive in filling. I have felt that I have not been in a place to talk or share opinions (particularly on social media) but rather listen. However, throughout the week I have had many brilliant and challenging conversations with my friends which I am happy about. In the midst of a revolution, the way everyone acts looks different. As part of my personal education and global support for an anti-racist world, I attended the Black Lives Matter protest in Adelaide.
Black Lives Matter Rally – Adelaide
Day to Day
Throughout the rest of my week, I focused on my running and training. I am in a stage where I am transitioning to do faster work. On top of this, I’m starting to add in strength work which is one of the big benefits of having a base. It’s now been 5 weeks since I completed the calendar club, and I’m pleased with how my body is returning to load plus the introduction of speed. I’ll be looking to target a 5km race in the middle of July.
As the next week comes around, I will continue to keep challenging myself with the conversations I have and the work I do to become more informed.
Keep asking questions of yourself and others.