My first official pacing experience at East London Half

Race pacing is something I have always wanted to have a go at. I’ve paced numerous times at Parkrun, been a guide runner at 10k races and unofficially paced friends at half marathons before, but I’ve always been too scared to take the step and carry the pacing flag. That is until East London Half Marathon. … More My first official pacing experience at East London Half

From obese to marathoner- my story from 0 to 26.2miles

I never thought I could run a marathon. Ten years battling obesity, negative body image and low self esteem, I had decisively written off those 26.2miles. They weren’t destined for me, and the dreams I had as a child whilst watching the London Marathon, would only ever be dreams. Assuming I would never rise to such a challenge, I decided I would forever be an average at best 10km runner. But then something changed, and within one year I went from never having run further than 10km to training for my first ever marathon, and what better way to start than with the London Marathon. This is a frank and honest account of how I went from 0 to 26.2miles, the ups and downs of marathon training and why you should never give up on your dreams. … More From obese to marathoner- my story from 0 to 26.2miles

Stretch and the City- Yoga in the Walkways @ Tower Bridge

Earlier this week i enjoyed a blissful start to the morning 42m above the River Thames at my first Yoga in the Walkways class. I am trying to incorporate more active recovery into my marathon training and for me yoga is the perfect solution. It gives me the chance to focus on properly stretching out … More Stretch and the City- Yoga in the Walkways @ Tower Bridge

Pulseroll Vibrating Foam Roller- Shaking up your Recovery

Every so often you come across a product and wonder to yourself how you coped without it! For me this is exactly how I have felt over the past two weeks whilst product testing the Pulseroll vibrating foam roller.  My fall and all the subsequent aches that came with it, gave me the stark realisation … More Pulseroll Vibrating Foam Roller- Shaking up your Recovery

2017- The best yet!

From non runner in 2016, to Asics FrontRunner of the year in 2017 to training for London Marathon in 2018, it has been a whirlwind 18 months and I’m excited for the adventure to continue. 2017 has been the best year yet. I’m so blessed and I can’t believe how lucky I have been. Thank … More 2017- The best yet!