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half marathon running

A solo half marathon

I had signed up to run the Wimbledon Common half marathon last Sunday. I rested on Friday and Saturday, getting ready to run the race and then Saturday night it rained. And it rained. And it rained. And this half marathon is off road…

Thursday, 20 October 2016

You race some, you (eventually) win some!

September races didn’t go very well. Run the River was a disaster and London Duathlon and Ealing Half Marathon didn’t even happen. 2 x DNS Due to Manflu. I’m especially bummed that I missed Ealing as it’s a great race and the two times…

Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Race the River 2016

The race that went down the toilet

I have been running for 6 years and I have done over 40 races ranging from 5k to marathons. I have never had to stop during a race to jump into the bushes or the portaloos but – hashtag – theresalwaysafirsttime. Tuesday: I had…

Friday, 9 September 2016
crossfit fitness running who am I

Finding my ‘internal why’

In Crossfit and in running you always hear that it’s important to set goals and train for them. Because I hear it all the time, I think about this a lot. As I try to set measurable and ‘proper’ goals every year from time…

Saturday, 3 September 2016
Hamstring stretch
fitness running

Run as much or as little as makes you happy

I don’t run a lot these days. Everyone assumes that I run a lot but with Crossfit and swimming and bouldering, I only run twice a week. And I quite like it like that. For me the main thing is to keep whatever I…

Wednesday, 1 June 2016