What have I learned​ since I started running?

So, you’ve decided to take up running, you are thinking of taking up running, or you’ve been running for a while. Well, this is my take on things you will find happen when you are a runner. Early Days You’ll…

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And Just Like that…

It’s back to reality with a thud! My focus has been the Chicago Marathon for what feels like an eternity, I don’t think I have thought post Chicago many times. The running part of my adventure to Chicago didn’t quite…

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Secret​ London Runs – Gin Tour

This company needs to NOT be a secret! I had never heard of Secret London Runs until I ran with them as part of a blogger event organised by Runderwear back in April. Read about it here. I was lucky…

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Running – How To Get Started.

So, you want to start running as you’ve heard how great it is for you physically and mentally, and EVERYONE seems to be doing it, so how do you get started? If you are already running, and are thinking about…

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5 Ways to get a Runner’s Body

FIVE WAYS TO GET A RUNNER’S BODY – read on as it’s probably not going to be what you think. Be born. If you have read Bryony Gordon’s ‘You Got This‘ book, you will realise what an amazing miracle this…

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Tips and training to support at a Marathon

After cheering and supporting at both the London Marathon and Milton Keynes Marathon recently, I’ve come to the conclusion that you should have a training plan for cheering too. I was shattered on the day, and the day after both…

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London Expo, Runderwear Run and The Running Awards

“Do one thing that scares you everyday” Eleanor Roosevelt. So awhile back my cousin Katie, sent me a link she had seen on Twitter about The Running Awards and a Bloggers Forum. Fancy this? She sent. My initial reaction was…

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New York Marathon Training – Week 9 & Week 10

Life has been hectic, but training must go on. I have missed sessions, but I’ve done as much as I can, and that’s all I can do! Week 9 Monday 3.1 miles at run club consisting of hills, 400m, 800m…

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Tips on how to stay motivated in winter.

The winter months can be some of the hardest to stay motivated for running. The dark nights, the horrible weather in England and the frequent social opportunities in the lead up to Christmas, are not always conducive to running. So…

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Inspired by the Olympics? 10 things every beginner should know about running.

The Olympics are amazing. They never fail to inspire and bring the feel good factor to most of us. Watching athletes compete to their very best, seeing all their hard work pay off, it is very hard to not be…

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