Running

Manchester Marathon 2017

Where do I start with this one? I was PB chasing on this one. The timings I had run in training had me at an estimated 4.17 – I was hoping for 4.20-4.25 time or just to beat my previous time of 4.29. And then I got ill on race week – see here. Annoyed […] Read more…

Staying motivated in winter

It’s cold, it’s dark, the only marathon I fancy is the boxset kind involving the TV, a blanket and a hot chocolate. It’s hard to stay motivated with your fitness over the winter, safe in the knowledge that any weight gain is easy hidden under chunky knitwear. Here are a few tips that may help […] 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…

My run face wears lipstick

Ok, so maybe not lipstick but I do like to look semi-presentable when out running  – after all, events have photos!! Here are the top products I’m loving at the minute: SPF  Perhaps the most important products as no one wants to finish a run with a face any redder than usual. This SPF 50 […] Read more…

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