HARP 24 Running Festival 2018

Fitness, Race Reviews, Running

So I know that I was meant to put up a post prior to my race at the weekend but life got in the way, so apologies. I will however pop up more content in the next few weeks as I have a break from races for three weeks. This weekend was the annual HARP […]

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Adidas City Runs 1hr Challenge

Fitness, Race Reviews

I feel like at the moment all I am doing is writing Race recaps, however when I looked at my training diary I realised every Sunday’s run at the moment is a race! Have no fear because I get three weeks off soon so you’ll find out a little more about my training for Ride […]

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Henley Sprint Triathlon

Fitness, Race Reviews, Triathlons

On Sunday I took part in my second Sprint Triathlon in Henley-on-Thames and absolutely loved it! We drove up on Sunday morning, of course stopping off at McDonald’s for some breakfast (not recommended pre-race fuel) and plodded along the motorway for two hours until we reached Henley. The plan to originally stay up in Henley, […]

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#20SomethingRuns: Week 2 Marathon Training


Fitness, Lifestyle

I can’t believe another week has gone by and I’m already sitting here writing about running once again. This week has been fun – with my tonsillitis under control I’ve been able to turn up the training a notch with 5k runs during the week. If you wish to know how Sundays race went head […]

12th December 2016

Wagamama’s Winter Menu!


Food & Recipes, Lifestyle

Working with Voice Communications & Intu Lakeside is always full of perks – my favourite? Getting to try new Wagamama’s menus! I’ve mentioned before that Wagamama’s is one of my favourite restaurants, so will always blow their trumpet when I can. For me, Wagamama’s is always a treat because it’s rare that a) I get […]

4th December 2016

#20SomethingRuns: Week 1 Marathon Training


Fitness

Okay, so I know I didn’t make it through week one of training like I expected to having had another bout of Tonsillitis, but I started and that’s an achievement in my opinion. Everything started off so well, Lloyd & I ran an easy short run of 2.2 miles round the block on Sunday night. […]

2nd December 2016

#20SomethingRuns: VLM Training Day


Fitness, Uncategorised

On Saturday I attended my first Virgin London Marathon training event with my chosen charity Cardiomyopathy UK. The day was so much more than I was expecting: I learnt new running techniques, pro tips for running a marathon and I left feeling as though I was part of a team. I’ve already started sharing my […]

29th November 2016

Take A Chill Pill


Lifestyle

Taking time off can be a bugger. I’m not talking about taking time off work, because that’s always a blessing – I mean taking time off from everything else, including things we enjoy. Recently I was told by my GP to slow down and take some time off. In the moment, these words sounded like […]

22nd November 2016

#20SomethingRuns: 10 Thoughts I Have When Running


Fitness

Running is becoming a huge part of my life. Whether I am stressed; upset, training or simply just craving the great outdoors, lacing up my running shoes and heading outdoors still gives me butterflies. Long runs are perfect for practicing mindlessness and reflection. However, when I’m not trying to find my inner Buddha here is what […]

11th November 2016

#20somethingruns VIRGIN’S LONDON MARATHON!


Fitness

eeeeeee!!! I am so excited to share this post today as this is something I have been dreaming off since my pre hip injury days 4 years ago. Yesterday I finally got the call from Cardiomyopathy UK that I was able to take a charity place in the London Marathon 2017! I was ecstatic dancing round […]

20th October 2016

How To Effectively Pay Off Your Credit Quickly & Save!


Advice

Credit cards and store credit seem perfect in the moment but six; seven, eight months down the line when you’re trying to pay everything off quickly so you can focus your money elsewhere, i.e Christmas, they become a pain in the arse. Paying credit off can be easy to achieve even on a low-income. However, you […]

18th October 2016