I've always been a bit wary of energy gels. The nightmare stories of bad tummies and, horror of all horrors, needing a wild poo because you can't get to the loo quickly enough ... or even worse doing a Paula Radcliffe, have left me avoiding them at all costs. It's ridiculous really, lots of people… Continue reading Fighting my fear of the energy gel
Did I mention I'm running an ultra marathon this year? Maybe just the once or twice? The first rule of training for an ultra is to tell everyone about it. All of the time... Or maybe not. Day two into January and my other half is starting to get bored of the training plan chatter… Continue reading Ready, set, let the training commence!
Well that was a year and a half wasn't it! Running has been a bit of a saviour over the past 9 months for me. When it's all felt a bit overwhelming, running has been there. When I've needed some headspace, running has been there too. When I needed to grieve, running was a way… Continue reading Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021
It's been a while since I last blogged so a round up seemed like a great way to get back into it. October has included exploring new routes, trail runs, hills, speed sessions and easy runs. I've really enjoyed the variety and it's definitely been good for the soul. October has definitely a month of… Continue reading October 2020 Round Up