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
To the man who cat called me as I ran past you yesterday evening, I need you to know your behaviour is not acceptable. I should have stopped and told you this at the time but I had other things on my mind and was focused on my run. I was also caught off guard.… Continue reading An open letter to the man who cat called me whilst I ran
Have you ever got to race day and felt that you're not as prepared as you wanted to be? This weekend is the Cardiff Half Marathon and, unsurprisingly from the title of this blog post, my training hasn't gone to plan. I thought I'd write this post in two parts. The first being pre-race and… Continue reading When training for a race doesn’t go to plan…part 1.
This week The Independent published an article about mums of young children feeling guilty when they take time for themselves to exercise. A poll conducted by Sport England highlighted that of the 1006 mothers with children under six surveyed 77% said they would like to do more exercise, with 61% admitting that they would feel… Continue reading Exercise vs Mum Guilt