Trail running in London- I kid you not. Moving to or visiting London doesn’t mean you have to hang your trail shoes up. Beyond the concrete jungle, London has some excellent Green Spaces, leading it to become the world’s first National Park City in July 2019. When I first arrived here in 2017 as a northern girl who had grown up surrounded by countryside, I found a city with much more to offer than just high-rise buildings, and what’s more the greater London and South East area have some fantastic spots where you can dig out your trail shoes and get your green space fix. Here are some of my absolute favourite city trails and beyond. … More Trail Running in and around London
World Environment Day is celebrated each year on the 5th June. It is a day to inspire positive change, highlight key environmental challenges and promote widespread action. The theme for 2020 is Biodiversity. There are strong, but often overlooked relationships between sports and biodiversity. There are many ways in which we, as runners, can positively act to support nature. From changes in diet to making mindful travel choices, I encourage you to do wider reading and have conversations at home about this, but to help get you started here are some brief examples of what you can do to support positive relationships between biodiversity and sport. … More Running the Road to Sustainability: How to be a more Eco-friendly Runner
If you haven’t tried trail running or are super new here are some tips from one beginner to another to get you up that mountain … More From one newbie to another: Top tips for getting into trail running
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