SIERRA LEONE MARATHON

Fundraising link    ‘One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.’ Malala Yousafzai As I ran down the homestretch and onward to the finish line, I held on to the hands of a group of local boys and found myself simultaneously choking back tears. Emotions rose for all that I’d witnessed that morning, and the prevalence of all that we had learnt in the week … Continue reading SIERRA LEONE MARATHON

SIERRA LEONE MARATHON : GIRLS SPEAK OUT

I’ve come to find that progress is a continual thing. It isn’t a complete entity, it’s an ongoing process, be this in the country in which we live in, or for the world as a whole. I count myself lucky to have grown up in a society, that, whilst it may have its flaws, ultimately, it works. It aims to allow individuals the freedom of modern life, and offers children the … Continue reading SIERRA LEONE MARATHON : GIRLS SPEAK OUT

PARIS : TRACK MAFIA INTERNATIONAL

Ahead of cheering on friends that ran the Paris marathon, and after spending a good few days rambling around beautiful Parisian streets (and eating our weight in pastry) we decided to see out our stay by running a few laps on this hidden gem – centre sportif Emile Anthoine. The track is free to use, easy to get to, and with plenty of changing space. … Continue reading PARIS : TRACK MAFIA INTERNATIONAL

CHASING SUMMER WITH NIKE

Admittedly, with slapped wrists, I haven’t done enough intense cross training this year. I’ve been cycling on my bike a few miles here and there, and had the odd dip in the pool, but nothing major. Incorporating an assortment of exercises into your training regime keeps your muscles strong across the board, and allows certain muscle groups to take a well deserved break. So with … Continue reading CHASING SUMMER WITH NIKE

HOOD TO COAST

In arriving back to London last week, I came home with new perspectives, bigger goals, and the sand of the Oregon coast still coating the inside of my trainers. I don’t really plan on removing it anytime soon, but when I do, the experiences and inspiration that I soaked up during Hood to Coast, won’t be leaving with it. From South Africa, to China, Canada, France, Denmark, the … Continue reading HOOD TO COAST