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…

Inspiring The Everyday

appeared in Runners World Magazine marathon special November, 2018. If there’s one thing I would like to be known for as a runner, an IBM consultant, a mum, an aunt and a friend it’s for “inspiring THE everyday”.  Just like you, running for my husband and I is a hobby.  An activity that’s been part…