London Marathon 2018 Race Recap


Race Reviews, Running

I BLOODY DID IT!! Lets just take a few moments or so to let that sink in, because even I haven’t got my head round it yet despite being in complete agony after tackling the 26.2 miles. Also, let me apologise now as I have a feeling this post is going to be a little […]

24th April 2018

Maranoia Is Actually A Thing


Fitness, Running

It’s normal for me to get butterflies on the morning of a race but never have I ever been this nervous about a race before. Its 6 days until the London Marathon and I already having extreme Maranoia. For the past Five days I have woken up in the middle of the night following nightmares […]

16th April 2018

Midnight Marathon: Kit Checklist


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After taking part in HARP24 a few months back with my running club, I got the bug for night-time running and decided to sign up for a midnight marathon. It’s all come around very quickly as this weekend I take on the Cancer Research challenge to complete 26.2 miles before sunrise and I couldn’t be more excited. […]

22nd September 2017

20SomethingRuns: Marathon Training Update #5


Fitness, Lifestyle, Updates

Last weeks Marathon training update wasn’t forgotten – it just didn’t happen. This wasn’t because of Christmas (okay, I took one day off to play with presents from Santa) – it was because I unfortunately came down with some sort of stomach bug/food poisoning which left me attached to my bed and the bathroom. I will not divulge any […]

6th January 2017

#20somethingruns: 110.5 miles 2016 recap


Fitness, Updates

Running has become a huge part of my life over the past year, and I can finally hold my hands up and say I’ve found something special in this hobby. I’ve decided for today’s post to just post a photo diary recap of what I have achieved this year. Taking the perfect post race selfie […]

31st December 2016

#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

#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: 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