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
See what I did there? I've come to realise my running group are a seriously bad influence when it comes to entering races. We're in lockdown and I'll have earned more medals in three months than I would have done for the whole of last year. Joking aside, I absolutely love them for it because… Continue reading The Ultramate Challenge – long distance running here I come
If you run, or known someone that does, then I imagine you'll have heard the term the 'hitting the Wall' (yes that capital W is not a typo). Basically, it's when your brain tells your body that enough's enough and you need to slow down. The idea of continuing with said run seems preposterous and… Continue reading Castle 2 Castle: Running and hitting the ‘infamous’ Wall
I love a bit of race bling. I've always thought it's symbolic of the effort I've put in, both in terms of my training and the race itself. In the past I've always run for me, whether I've run as a member of a formal running club or more recently on my own. It's always… Continue reading Racing…is it all about the bling?