It’s that time of year when we reflect on positive change for the year ahead. If you are considering being more active because of the health benefits, here are 3 simple suggestions: 1. Try parkrun Communities have come together up and down the coun[...]
My running story begins in January 2017, when I wasn’t well. Being unwell was only apparent to those close to me. I still functioned: on the outside I appeared to be me, my professional self, my social self. Inside I was broken. My father had di[...]
I’m getting ready for my talk at WriteUp! SpeakUp! at this year’s Wells Festival of Literature. I will be speaking about my experiences of running. Not running per se, more around the extraordinary mind shift that being physically active can produce[...]
Today I ran 5K in 28.33, my fastest time ever at parkrun in Shepton Mallet - yay!
This journey started at 40.32 (for 5K at parkrun) precisely a year ago when deep in grief from losing a parent, along with something I loved/trusted disintegrating and i[...]
Taking my daughter to her first gymnastics competition today I asked what she wanted to achieve for herself, she replied that she didn’t want to come last. She wasn’t setting her bar low or being pessimistic, it was the opposite – she re[...]