SOS

Last night I sat watching DIY SOS.  Every one of the families who are helped by the team, have to face incredibly difficult and sad situations.  The lady on the programme last night was a mum of 4 children with kidney disease.  The changes the DIY SOS team made to her home, were, at least, … More SOS

We have all the time in the world – unless you want a sub 60 10k

I’ve learnt something new about myself this week.  I can get really upset (and even cry) because of a finish time in a race!  I feel myself cringing just thinking about it, but to be fair to myself I need to examine this.  Recently I have been doing well at Parkrun.  My 5k PB time … More We have all the time in the world – unless you want a sub 60 10k

Running uphill to 40 – does it ever get easier?

When I signed up for the Oxford Half Marathon, I honestly thought if I follow the plan, it won’t be too difficult.  After all, I had followed the c25k app and the 10km plans.  Although there were hard points, they were achieveable and recovery was 24 hours or less. Half marathon training is something different.  I … More Running uphill to 40 – does it ever get easier?

Guess my final mileage sweepstake to win two weeks hot tub hire.

With only one run left to do in June, I have reached the 300 mile mark today! So it got me thinking… Who would like to guess what my final mileage will be on 31st December 2015? In all honesty, I don’t have a clue what it will be.  There are so many factors: injury, … More Guess my final mileage sweepstake to win two weeks hot tub hire.