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Night of 10k PBs with Lornah!

Night of 10k PBs with Lornah!

I can’t remember the last time I laid foot on an athletics track, probably over a year ago at a pre-marathon event at Meadowbank in Edinburgh, but I’ve always been excited by the speed and buzz of a track meet,… View Post

One to Read: Natural Born Heroes

One to Read: Natural Born Heroes

On Friday evening, Run and Become hosted an evening with Christopher McDougall, barefoot runner and author of Born to Run (which embarrassingly, is still on my to-read list!) for the launch of his new book Natural Born Heroes. Unfortunately, Chris… View Post

Yoga Nidra: Yogi Sleep

Yoga Nidra: Yogi Sleep

I’m lucky to have the chance to practice yoga in my workplace, as the institute I work at holds weekly yoga classes on a Monday evening from 6pm for just a fiver. The sessions are led by the lovely Bandhana… View Post

The C Word

The C Word

After a bank holiday in the UK this weekend, I thought I would be writing this post on all the fun things I got up to over the extended break: Friday night catch-ups at Late at the Tate; OD-ing on… View Post

A Half Century with ClassPass!

A Half Century with ClassPass!

How has it been less than two months and today I completed my 50th class with ClassPass?! Slightly mad! I began my ClassPass journey on the 10th March (read my overly excited first post here) and at the end of… View Post

Run to the Barre!

Run to the Barre!

On Saturday, Barrecore hosted their ‘Run to the Barre’ event, a 5km run and barre class combo, to celebrate the lovely sunshine we’ve been having lately. They have 6 studios across London and 4 of these hosted an event on… View Post

My first (unofficial) marathon!

My first (unofficial) marathon!

Yesterday I ran my first 26.2 miles. I’m sure there will be lots of inspiring blogs to read this week each sharing their own personal experience of the London Marathon 2015, but I think mine was quite unique. You see,… View Post

Marathon chia flapjacks

Marathon chia flapjacks

A slight deviation from science and running today, but a lovely recipe for runners and the like to fuel their longer endurance efforts in light of the upcoming London Marathon this Sunday (good luck everyone!) I’ve tried a lot of… View Post

Pint of Science Festival

Pint of Science Festival

In May, the Pint of Science Festival will bring together our scientific researchers and the public, for an evening of exciting talks all held in your local pub!  The brain child of two researchers at Imperial College London, Michael Motskin… View Post

Spinning: Not just for Girls

Spinning: Not just for Girls

A long distance relationship means making the most of opportunities to workout together, and as well as running, I like to challenge Nige and take him along to some of my fitness classes. I understand where he’s coming from when… View Post

50 Days of Yoga Challenge

50 Days of Yoga Challenge

At the start of the month I signed up to the 5×50 challenge and committed to doing 30 minutes of yoga every day for 50 days.  My yoga journey started in BodyBalance classes in Edinburgh around 6 years ago, which introduced… View Post

Time travel to 2025 with Pioneer

Time travel to 2025 with Pioneer

On Saturday evening, after a post-run pizza and nap, we headed to the Traverse theatre in Edinburgh to watch Pioneer, a show run as part of the Edinburgh Science Festival. I’d looked at some reviews online and found that it… View Post

Race Recce: Seven Hills of Edinburgh

Race Recce: Seven Hills of Edinburgh

On Saturday, Nige took me on a recce of Edinburgh’s Seven Hills, a race that I’m running on June 21st this year. It’s described as ‘one of the most unusual running events in the country with a combination of road-running,… View Post

My top picks of the Edinburgh Science Festival

My top picks of the Edinburgh Science Festival

I’m heading back home tonight for the Easter break and luckily, while I’m there, the Edinburgh International Science Festival kicks off! Between the 4th-19th April, our museums, galleries, theatres and even gardens are transformed, putting on workshops, shows, discussions and… View Post