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The Royal British Legion Major Series

The Royal British Legion Major Series

Today is Armistice Day, commemorated every year on the 11th November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of WWI and Germany and the agreement that ended fighting on the Western Front. Fittingly, today’s post is related to the nation’s… View Post

The OM Yoga Show

The OM Yoga Show

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to win tickets and explore the Om Yoga Show that popped up at Alexandra Palace in London for a long weekend of all things yoga (thank you Beki aka Miss Wheezy, I… View Post

Run Sweeper: A new role

Run Sweeper: A new role

Not every race has to be all about winning or even running your best, sometimes it’s good to take a step back. On Sunday I did just that. In marathon recovery mode, I acted as sweeper for my local XC… View Post

Marathon Madness: An Honest Post

Marathon Madness: An Honest Post

If you have followed my marathon training journey over the last 20 weeks, you’ll know that on Sunday I started and finished Bristol to Bath Marathon. I wanted to wait a few days post-marathon to write this so that I… View Post

Movies on Two Wheels: Bikeminded

Movies on Two Wheels: Bikeminded

I love discovering new things to do in London, especially when the dark evenings draw in. On Tuesday evening I went along to an intriguing venue, a small lecture theatre under Kensington Library, to meet Bikeminded and watch the first… View Post

Adventure Seeker: Anna McNuff

Adventure Seeker: Anna McNuff

Anna McNuff running through the Richmond Ranges, New Zealand  Last Tuesday evening at Ellis Brigham, Covent Garden, I was sat in awe listening to Anna McNuff‘s stories of adventure. Anna – an endurance runner, cyclist, rollerblader, fundraiser, writer, speaker and… View Post

Bristol to Bath Marathon: DONE!

Bristol to Bath Marathon: DONE!

A very short post to thank everyone who has helped me on my journey to completing my first official marathon! I finished in 3:51:53 and was enjoying it until the dreaded hills on the course arrived about mile 15! Mixed… View Post

An Introduction to Chi Running

An Introduction to Chi Running

Chi running works to align the body and mind to improve running form and reduce impact. For a few years now, I have enjoyed the benefits of practicing many different types of yoga and loved how it complements my running.… View Post

Race Report: Wimbledon Common Half Marathon

Race Report: Wimbledon Common Half Marathon

Two race reports in two days! It must’ve been a weekend double, first the cross-country on Saturday, and on Sunday a half marathon around the beautiful trails of Wimbledon Common. Thank goodness I’m now on taper and can ease off… View Post

How to organise a XC running team

How to organise a XC running team

I was somehow coerced into becoming Fulham Running Club’s Ladies Cross Country Captain as the club takes its’ teams into the Surrey XC league for the first time and the season kicks off on Saturday. I’ve run a few XC… View Post

Marathon Training Week 17/20

Marathon Training Week 17/20

Last hard week of training gone and now it’s all about the TAPER! What even is that word?! How will I cope? Mileage will steadily come down now but I’ve got the first cross country meet on Saturday and Wimbledon… View Post

The Supper Club

The Supper Club

Last night after my weekly PiYo class, we were treated to dinner from the lovely people at Supper. At just a month old, the Supper app is changing the takeaway scene in SW London, delivering healthy, home-cooked dinners to our… View Post

Running with the Tribe

Running with the Tribe

I have my new flatmate and friend Sophie to thank for introducing me to a new community of London runners, Tribe. I love their ethos – looking “for the natural in the places we train and the food we eat.… View Post

Marathon Training Week 16/20

Marathon Training Week 16/20

Warming up ahead of Sunday’s Ealing Half Marathon A disappointing end to my week with my first ever DNF at the Ealing Half Marathon yesterday, we’ll put it down to a bad day out for now (I might expand further… View Post

Knoydart Adventures: Part 4

Knoydart Adventures: Part 4

On our last full day in Knoydart we had another Munro-bagging in our sights – Ladhar Bheinn (Larven) meaning “hoof or claw mountain” standing at 1020m. Having bagged Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe on our first day we wanted to… View Post