Time-to-change have been running a campaign called #inyourcorner. This got me thinking about mental health and how important it is to know that you have someone 'in your corner' someone looking out for you and stood beside you no matter what. I have been really lucky throughout my mental health struggles and recovery because I … Continue reading In Your Corner #inyourcorner
Having recently been appointed as a Mental Health Ambassador for England Athletics I wanted to take a moment to explain firstly why I am excited to take on this role and why I hope that sharing my experiences may help other people to see that there is no shame in Mental Health. I am no … Continue reading Mental Health Ambassador – #runandtalk
Have you just completed a marathon? Maybe you have just crossed the finish line of a half marathon. It's Saturday morning and you have just finished Park Run or maybe you are a beginner taking on the Couch to 5k plan and have just run 90 seconds without stopping. If this is you then You … Continue reading You are a REAL runner
What.A.Weekend Waking up at 4am on Saturday morning, nerves and excitement set in, trying to force down overnight oats while triple checking that we had everything we needed. We hit the road by 4:30am, I've never seen the London roads so quiet. The whole experience was new to me having never taken part in a … Continue reading Dulux London Revolution
Excuse the pun. I do feel as though I literally ran through April in the sense that it's another month that has just disappeared in a blink of the eye. In training terms April has been a good month. I don't want to write 'May' because as we enter May tomorrow that means I have … Continue reading Running through April
I am no professional, I actually consider myself an amateur, a newbie, a novice. But one lesson I learnt pretty swiftly is that whatever your level, if you are planning on spending a decent time in the saddle never underestimate the importance of bib shorts... lovely padded bib shorts. When I first started riding, or … Continue reading To Bib, or not to Bib that is the question?
Well, March you showed up and disappeared pretty quickly! I'll be honest and say I don't feel that my training has overly progressed this month for one reason or another. I know I am writing this looking at the calendar and seeing that the end of April is fast approaching, time is flying, but better … Continue reading Where did March go?