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 – It’s probably not what you think.

Be born. If you have read Bryony Gordon’s ‘You Got This‘ book, you will realise what an amazing miracle this actually is. Have a body: Luckily we have one of those given to us when we are born! Put your…

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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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How to keep motivated through the Winter Months

I smiled a little to myself as I wrote the title of this post, as I have found my running has been a little sporadic of late. Luckily, this hasn’t all been down to motivation, but I have found that…

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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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Mindset – it’s a funny old thing!

So, if you follow me on social media you would have witnessed my shock when I received a race number through the post back at the start of May. I was just contemplating what I would do next after London,…

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What can possibly go wrong??? Race Day Disasters

Most people plan ‘Race Day’ with military precision. It’s vital that everything runs smoothly. We follow training plans to ensure that we peak at the right moment, we practise our routines; pre-race food, nutrition during the race, the pace at…

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