In 2018, I took on Race to the Tower as my first straight through ultra marathon, 53 miles over 7000 odd ft of elevation gain, along the hilly, brutal but beautiful Cotswold way, starting in Stroud and ending at the Broadway Tower. I shared the experience with two other girls and we had a lot … Continue reading Running an Ultra solo.
Back in February I had a message from my pal Lindsey to see if i'd be up for getting involved with an exciting new running festival created by Chris Evans called RunFestRun. Based on his Carfest model, he wanted to bring the same thought to the running community, something for everyone from newbie to old … Continue reading Run Fest Run
When Threshold approached me and asked if i'd like to take on their newest trail, of course my answer was always going to be a big fat yes. Having previously completed the Trail series (Stones twice) I knew it would be class and there was no way I wouldn't be joining in (for clarity, I … Continue reading London Revolution Trails
...that actually, there isn't one at all. Unfortunately, that's not often the truth I find myself believing about it. It's Mental Health Awareness week, and this year the focus is on Body Image. Having shared my struggles a little recently on instagram, I felt like I wanted to blog from my own experience of body … Continue reading The problem with my body is…
The Expo Bit Andy and I were going to do this London just the two of us, and my Mum and Dad came to ours to have the kids for us (in 2017 they all came to see me, but we felt like it was too much stress to take them in this time). We … Continue reading London Marathon 2019
It all began with such great intentions. In January i'd signed up with a nutritionist and Jordan had agreed to help coach me for London; i'd decided after Brighton 2018 that i'd like to push for a BQ time (Boston Marathon Qualifying time for those who don't know, which for my age is sub 3:30). … Continue reading The LONG road to London
It's about time I pulled my blogging finger out and chatted about Berlin. To set the scene, this year (2018) was all about training for a spring marathon, and smashing a Good For Age (GFA) time to qualify for a spot at London Marathon 2019. You can read all about Brighton (once i've blogged it, … Continue reading Berlin Marathon, 2018.