Yorkshire 10 miler

The York Marathon will always be special to me – it was the challenge I signed up for before I could even run. I have since run it twice! I didn’t fancy it this year, so signed up for the 10 mile option so I could still be a part of the day without doing […] Read more…

Review – park run UK

I love parkrun, it was the first real group run I ever did. It took me about 38 minutes to get round and I came 2nd to last. OK, technically last as the back marker kindly let me finish ahead of him. We popped down to the York one last saturday in our fitmums tops to hand out leaflets and create […] Read more…

Let’s Talk – toenails

I used to have quite pretty feet, by pretty I mean I had ten intact toenails that I could paint whatever colour I wished and I wasn’t restricted to only wearing closed toe shoes in summer. Sadly all that has changed since I started distance running. I can go through 16 weeks of training without […] Read more…

“You’ll be running the London marathon next”

I’m sure I’m not alone, mention you’ve run a marathon – especially to non runners, and they instantly say ‘Ooh you’ll be running the London marathon next”. A marathon is 26.219 miles (42.195 kilometres) – regardless of what city it is run in, yet London seems to be the only one that people associate with. There is no denying it is […] Read more…

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