Mental Health Awareness Week – How exercise can help combat the feelings of loneliness

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place between 9 to 15 May 2022. The official theme for this year is ‘loneliness’ and we are encouraged to make meaningful connections with friends, family, colleagues and communities. Stats show that every year in the UK 45% of adults experience some level of loneliness. This doesn’t always have to mean […] Read more…

Manchester Marathon 2022

I’m at it again, marathon number 12 – will I finally manage a sub 4hr finish? I first set my sights on a sub-4 marathon way back in 2020, and I’ve made no secret of it. At the start of 2020 I was training for London, it was going well and it really did seem achievable. […] Read more…

ASICS Women’s KASANE JACKET – AKA the most stylish jacket!

We’ve hit that awkward time of year. The weather can change three times in a day, warm, cold, miserable or mild – who knows what’s in store. So, what do you wear on a run? I’m too cold initially in just a t-shirt, too warm in long sleeves, so a lightweight jacket is my go-to option, that […] Read more…

Chester Marathon 2021

Chester is quite like York, both have Roman city walls, nice buildings, both have a Huntington School and both have a cracking marathon. I even learnt a little Welsh on my way around! I hold my hands up – I’ve put long distance running on the back burner over the previous 18 months. Itching to […] Read more…

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