Balancing Marathon Training with Life

As week 4 of marathon training commences, thus the mileage steadily increases, now seems like the perfect time to talk about marathon training vs. life/work/family/social commitments etc. Here are four things that I implement, or at least try to implement, to help ease the maranoia. 1.Run EARLY This is stating the obvious, but it’s arguably... Continue Reading →

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National Running Show 2019

The National Running Show is the UK’s biggest running expo, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham. After hearing great feedback from some friends who attended the 2018 event, I was really keen to get involved this year. My honest feedback is that it was…okay. Really, really okay. Here’s a little summary below: The Good... Continue Reading →

2018 Review and Self-Reflection

I’m going to keep this post short and sweet as no doubt you have read 86 million ‘2018 self-reflection’ blogs already! 2018 was a weird but wonderful year, and I wanted to share some of my highlights/poignant moments, because it’s important to celebrate success and not shy away from it. January I began training for... Continue Reading →

Am I a “loud woman?”

A couple of weeks ago I read an article* about "loud women" (whatever that means) and immediately felt compelled to write about it. Whilst I wouldn’t necessarily class myself as a "loud woman’" and obviously this is a ridiculous phrase, there were many aspects of this article that resonated with me and I wanted to... Continue Reading →

My Winter Resolutions

I have never been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions, purely because I don’t see the point in making a resolution just because I feel like I HAVE to. I don’t want to make resolutions based on the expectations of others or the need to conform to societal norms (which is what I have done... Continue Reading →

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