A massive congratulations to Becky (centre), who we talked into running a marathon! She completed the Land Rover Malta Marathon on Sunday in 3h53m37s. A fabulous achievement, Becky! We were sorry not to have been able to join you this time, but put us down for the next one!
This is a delicious treat and takes less than 10 minutes to make! Of course, you can vary your toppings to suit you.
Load up before a long race with this carb-filled pizza dish. Courgettes contain anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties and are a great source of Vitamin A, which is good for the immune system, and Vitamin C, which protects cells from free radicals.
You need: 2 wholemeal pittas, 3tbsp tomato pizza topping, 75g goat's cheese, 1 small courgette, cut into thin slices, 2 medium mushrooms, sliced, pinch of dried marjoram and ground black pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 220ºC. Place pittas on a baking sheet and crisp for one to two minutes. Top with the pizza topping, courgette and mushrooms. Crumble the cheese over the
top, sprinkle with marjoram and pepper. Bake for 7 minutes and
"We runners are all a little nutty, but we're good people who just want to enjoy our healthy, primitive challenge. Others may not understand running, but we do, and we cherish it. That's our only message."
John J. Kelley (won the 1957 Boston Marathon)
Nutrition tip: If you take a calcium supplement, try taking it at night instead of in the morning. More than 500mg of calcium consumed at once hampers absorption, and most likely your breakfast already gives you an ample dose from milk or calcium-fortified orange juice.
'runnyknows' is a friendly team of experienced runners offering guided runs of varying distances at your pace in and around Puerto Pollensa in North Majorca, Spain.