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

Life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.

If 2016 taught me anything, it most definitely was that life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.  I’m not even sure if I really had a plan for 2016.  I know I wanted to run 1,000 miles, but with the ITB problem at the beginning of the year, it seemed … More Life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.

New York Marathon through the eyes of a slower runner

I can’t believe four weeks ago today I was running through the streets of New York.  The time has flown by.  Lots of people have asked me what it was like.  Normally I would jump at the chance of writing all my thoughts down and helping other runners, but for some reason I’ve struggled to … More New York Marathon through the eyes of a slower runner

I wonder…..

I have a love hate relationship with my curiosity.  I love the fact it has get up and go and wants to find things out, but other times I just wish it would be quiet and let me be. It was my curiosity to wonder whether I actually have it in me to run a marathon, … More I wonder…..

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