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

ULTRA MARATHON ADVICE

I’m no ultra marathon expert. I’ve ran three ultra races in total. Whilst my second offering up to longer distance may have been a surprise win, the other two were more like running picnics than races. But I guess experience is gained through trying. Whether you’re a veteran mountain goat, or preparing for your debut at the distance, here are 8 of my long distance … Continue reading ULTRA MARATHON ADVICE

NIKE WOMEN’S 10K & THEN SOME

Collective movement. 10000 ladies and a couple of laps of Victoria Park. A debut into running for some women, and a special thing for that. Whilst I thought the long running of late would have rinsed the speed from my legs, I managed a 6th place and was thankful to have been pulled along for sections of it with the company of some of my speedy RDC … Continue reading NIKE WOMEN’S 10K & THEN SOME

SILVER PLATES AT RICHMOND PARK MARATHON

Following a difficult race at this years’ London marathon, I was left with a want to prove a few things to myself. I needed to know that I have the ability to pace these legs of mine, and attempt to combine push with enjoyment. Hard experiences can cloud the reality of times that have passed, and I had an urge to blow these away. After … Continue reading SILVER PLATES AT RICHMOND PARK MARATHON

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