The ‘Imposter’ Runner

'I feel like I'm an 'Imposter' runner' was a comment said by a couple of people I ran with last week when I went out for a little run about with the newbie graduated couch-to-5k runners of Wreake Runners RC. We had a little laugh at this comment, after all...

Nutripouch Review

Learn from your past. As well as dreaming of what I want to do and how I want to feel when I do it, I’ve also learned that it’s important to reflect back.  From here I learn and make changes to improve. I truly like improving – I may not be getting faster,...

Next Adventure Ireland

I know that I run better when I’m running towards something ... so I’m setting my next DUMBER goal! DUMBER being the acronym for ... Daft Unconventional Mental Bonkers Exciting Ridiculous (thank you Simon @successengineers for this acronym). I’ve been in...

Believe You Can And You Will

On 30th September 2001 there were no running selfies and no happy snaps of me crossing the finish line - I attempted my first marathon and I was a DNF. But that was not the end of my marathon story ... it was just the start! I went home dejected but not...

Towpath Challenge Adventure

I recently ran the Towpath Challenge - 5 days of running along the Grand Union Canal from London to Birmingham – as part of the inaugural 2018 National Running Show at Birmingham NEC. I was very lucky to hang out with a bunch of pretty awesome crazy-assed...

How do you aim to beat a world record?

Have you got any idea what it's like to try and beat a world record?   Nope?   Neither do I, but for some reason this brain has decided that these 50 year old legs are going to give it a go by running ...   1651 miles in 63 days🏃‍♀️   Or 2642 kms if you're metric 🏃‍♀️...

Are you a Warm Up, Stretch Down kinda runner?

Answer me honestly, do you warm up every time you go for a run? 'Warming Up' is all about getting the blood pumping and getting the oxygen delivered to the outer extremities – your arms, legs fingers and tootsies – warming up your muscles ready for action. It's about...