I ran a marathon yesterday (no.106) but my first "official" 26.2 event since August 2019! I have run an ultra in the year in between, at the brilliant Country to Capital back in January, and… Read More
I can't believe it's been so long since I last posted -it's just been such an incredibly busy time. Our wonderful son, Alexander, was born in February 2019, and he's the loveliest baby. Happ… Read More
When Francis and I first got together in 2006, I didn’t run, in fact, I didn’t do any exercise at all. I didn’t own a bike, had never run, I was not the outdoors type &ndas&hell…Read More
What a week it's been to be part of the running community, and part of the Brathay Trust family.Last Sunday, I finished my 98th marathon, while hundreds of people across the country finished… Read More
Francis is on sabbatical at the moment and is looking after the girls full time, while I'm at work. This means that when I race I tend to feel really guilty that Francis is with the girls on… Read More
I ran the St Peter's Way ultra again a few weeks ago and it was probably the best year yet.It's obviously an event I love (why else would I run it five times?!) but was really nerv… Read More
It's nearly the end of October, the girls are nearly a year old, and I'm finally feeling great about my running again.It'll still take a while longer to get back to being as fit as I was bef… Read More
Well I did it. Marathon number 93 at Friday's Darnley Challenge in Kent.Although I was close to giving up at 18 miles, and it was my slowest ever marathon, at least I managed to finish despi… Read More
Over seven months since my last blog! The girls are 9 months old next week and looking after them is intense (they're crawling, standing, into everything and I can't take my eyes off them fo… Read More
I had a great run yesterday, albeit on road not trail - nearly 6 miles at a pace of 9:51min/mile. I'm still nowhere near the level of fitness I had before my pregnancy, but I'm very proud of… Read More
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