Running Around

In 2019 we decided to take a break from running around and recover.  Seven weeks ago we started the year with some shorter training workouts with the goal of racing as much as I can in 2019. Two parkruns kicked the heart and lungs into gear. What next… The opportunity to join the hundreds of…

Injuries…the new you!

As a youngster I combined running, studying at university and a part time job and barely had a second to focus on recovery. From 18 to 28 I spent half of every year either injured or returning from injury (8 stress fractures and a few torn muscles later). As an older athlete I’ve learnt to…

Rebounding

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve bounced back from a setback, a knock back and a plain old you’re just not good enough.  I’ve been told, ‘you’re not fast enough’ even after running 2:25 for a marathon, ‘you need to be faster’, ‘you need to finish higher’, ‘you aren’t pretty enough’, ‘you need…