I am absolutely delighted (and rather stunned) to announce that I have been nominated in the Inspirational Woman category Let’s Do This Challenge Awards powered by Runners World and Women’s Health. To simply be nominated is a huge honour, I know I won’t win but I’m so grateful to everyone who has supported me by voting so far! And if you’re yet to vote please do as voting closes on the 15th September! … More Thank you for your votes and support. What my recent nomination for the Let’s Do This Challenge Awards means to me…
So my first triathlon done and dusted. And yes, I’ve truly been bitten by the bug- the next one is already booked! I love swimming, I love cycling and I love running, so put these together and that’s a perfect combination for me. … More London Triathlon Race Recap: my first ever triathlon!
I’ve been so excited to write this blog, mainly because you’ve all had SO many questions about my first triathlon experience. I’m really hoping I can answer some of these and help inspire you to take on a new challenge, whether that’s triathlon or something else you’ve been wanting to do. … More New to Tri? Your beginner triathlon FAQs
Ok, so you’re about to do your first ultra marathon? Or you simply want to know more? I’m a still an ultra rookie, having done one ultra cycle this year (London Revolution 300km cycle) and one ultra marathon (Race to the King 53miles in June), so I know what it feels like to be a newbie. Before Race to the King I had so many questions and was really lucky to be surrounded by supportive friends who offered me lots of tips and advice and listened to my endless list of queries. With Race to the Stones approaching this weekend, I wanted to pass on some of the best advice I’ve received, along with some of the things I’ve learned from my experience … More From one newbie to another: my top tips for your first ultra marathon
On the 1 June 2019 I headed out to the south of France for a week with Albera Expeditions to sample* their latest adventure filled runcation in the Pyrenees. This trip has truly changed my life, I’ve seen views I can’t even begin to describe and had once in a lifetime experiences which I just can’t believe actually happened.
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One week on from Race to the King and I’m still on the biggest high. My very first ultra marathon experience, getting to share all the miles and memories with Livvy and what an unforgettable weekend it was! I still can’t believe I ran that far, and I’m in shock at just how much I’m enjoying all this trail running malarkey. … More My first ultra marathon: Race to the King recap 2019
What a weekend!!! Our time in Liverpool exceeded all expectations and was one of the best running weekends I’ve had in a long time. The city was buzzing and the atmosphere during the races was electric. … More Liverpool Marathon and Run Fit Expo recap
Running holidays are insanely fun, but unless you’ve been on a few it can be difficult to know what to pack. With many airlines being quite strict on cabin baggage and limited kgs in the hold it’s important to pack the essentials and be economical whilst having enough (and appropriate kit). My top tip for … More Packing for a running holiday! All the essentials and more
So a week has passed and I’ve had time to sit down, calm down and take stock on exactly what we achieved at the Dulux London Revolution, 185 flipping miles on the bike. Part of me still cannot believe it! It wasn’t easy, but it certainly was an adventure and by far the most challenging event I’ve ever done. Did I mention we cycled 185 miles around London?
What to expect in the 48 hours before a marathon? I guess this differs person to person based on your experience, expectations and goals, however I’ve found a pattern in terms of what I encounter in the lead up to a marathon. Nerves and sometimes a lot of them: I find nerves manifest themselves in … More What to expect in the 48 hours before a marathon?