Can you believe that it is October already? Aside from the nights getting darker, the 12 week Christmas countdown beginning (sorry!) and the pumpkins and trick or treat goodies filling the shelves, October also marks a truly important day. World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day falls on Tuesday 10th October 2017. Mental health … Continue reading World Mental Health Day
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
Would you run a half marathon, on your own, in the pouring rain, with no encouragement and no one to motivate you? Maybe you would but it is hard work. Would you run a half marathon, with 40 running friends, in the pouring rain, with motivation, encouragement, support and the most amazing positive energy you … Continue reading Positive motivation is everything.
It feels like I have only just reviewed January, how fast is this year going?! The answer... too fast. May and the London Revolution are fast approaching and I feel completely unprepared for what is to come! My plan for February was to continue to build a solid cycling base with increasing mileage on the … Continue reading Looking back over February
Can you believe January is already over and February is underway? If I'm honest I usually dislike Jan, it's a strange month after the Christmas period, everything goes back to normal but feels incredibly slow. It's cold, it's grey and everyone lacks motivation. Most years my January is faced with New Years resolutions that I … Continue reading Looking back over January
So on Christmas Day I unwrapped a beautiful black box with a gorgeous pair of Fizik cycling shoes inside. I loved them, I was so excited to be the proud owner of these beautiful shoes... and then they went back in the box. A few days later it hit me that I actually had to … Continue reading Let the training begin…