NANNA SINE MUNNECKE : STRETCHING CAPABILITIES

Sometimes you meet people in life and wonder, how? How do they juggle? How do they work on their own progression, raise up two children to stand as tall as a tree, make time endlessly for everyone else, and maintain a career that demands daily? Nanna Munnecke is that exactly. Together with the stubborn strength that reverberates from my Mother to my own self, Nanna is one … Continue reading NANNA SINE MUNNECKE : STRETCHING CAPABILITIES

REFINERY29 : 5 FEMALE CREATIVES PUSHING BOUNDARIES IN MANCHESTER

I’ve lived in London, away from my home town in Greater Manchester, for just over three and a half years. Whilst this city has shaped me into the person I am today, given me opportunities, allowed me to find a path, and ensured that I learn first hand the definition of what it is to work, I will always be a Mancunian through and through. … Continue reading REFINERY29 : 5 FEMALE CREATIVES PUSHING BOUNDARIES IN MANCHESTER

LIVE BEYOND PODCAST

My lovely friend and endurance inspiration Viv Joynes has started a podcast called Live Beyond. Recently she had me on to talk all things running, community, life juggling and gender, together with the support that fuels me on episode three here. Even if you don’t fancy listening to some Northern rambling, go and have a little listen to her other episodes for a boost of inspiration. Continue reading LIVE BEYOND PODCAST

4 WEEKS, 3 MARATHONS & A TON OF FUN

After racing the Berlin marathon in September, it was a welcome feeling to be able to face my next set of marathons without time or pace on my mind. If I’m honest, I hadn’t necessarily planned to run all three in close succession, I’d already agreed upon Chicago with my boyfriend Stephen, and Toronto with my good friend Jeggi, but even so, when an impromptu spot for Berlin came … Continue reading 4 WEEKS, 3 MARATHONS & A TON OF FUN

TICKING OFF THE BUCKET LIST: RUNNING A SUB 3 HOUR MARATHON

Give yourself a goal you don’t think you can achieve, and then work at it, until you do. 2 years ago I sat in housekeeping at Run Dem Crew, and listened to the story of Paul Bains getting a sub 3 hour marathon. I tried to comprehend how someone could run sub 7 minute mile pace for 26.2 miles, and couldn’t quite fathom it. The … Continue reading TICKING OFF THE BUCKET LIST: RUNNING A SUB 3 HOUR MARATHON

AVENUES FOR CHANGE : RACE TO THE STONES 100K

“Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told.” Wild, Cheryl Strayed With a medal around my neck and a WMN RUN 100 wreathe on my chest, I sat down on the floor next to a pile of my own vomit, with a tingling nose, a … Continue reading AVENUES FOR CHANGE : RACE TO THE STONES 100K

STADIUM RACING WITH THE NIKE MILERS

This Summer saw the return of the Anniversary Games, combining a weekend filled with athletes from all over the globe, and all manner of athletic sports in a traditional nod to the 2012 Olympic Games. On the opening night of this years’ games, myself and 20 other Nike Milers were given the opportunity to take to the stadium before the professionals, and race a mile … Continue reading STADIUM RACING WITH THE NIKE MILERS

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MARATHON TALK INTERVIEW

After the WMN RUN ladies conquered Race to the Stones I had the chance to chat to the gents at Marathon Talk. Relaying what the experience was for me personally, and how the women first approached their new goal, trained for, and conquered it. Catch me rambling on their podcast about all things running, Race to the Stones and future goals to get more women into … Continue reading MARATHON TALK INTERVIEW