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Why you should volunteer – at least once!

Running is a sport that offers plenty of opportunities to volunteer from helping out at run clubs to parkrun, to an organised race. Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to give something back to the sport you love. It’s a great way to be involved, especially if you are injured because you can still feel the […] Read more…

Running related podcasts to get you through lockdown

Before the days of lockdown, I had a super long commute. With 2 hours of driving time a day, I discovered a love of podcasts. It helped me change what was once a boring journey, into an educational and often hilarious one. Right now, with many of us are working from home, I’ve found they […] Read more…

Home alone but not disconnected

Heading to parkrun on a Saturday morning was one of the highlights of my week – especially the post-run brunch/coffee! It was a guaranteed catch up with friends with a 5k run thrown in for good measure.  Running for me has always been a huge social thing. With the current COVID-19 global pandemic happening – social […] Read more…

What now?

People look a little shocked when I say I’ve run ten marathons. I either get ‘You don’t look like a runner’ or the inevitable question ‘Have you ever run the London Marathon?’ As I explain the ballot system and the fact it’s pretty impossible to get a place, I can see their eyes glaze over. […] Read more…

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