Recovery Week Two 22nd – 28th July

Sunday - One beautifully laid back rest day which saw me mostly sat by the window blogging. As those of us who blog know, it can be a short or really long experience and between wanting to do a couple of posts and our internet playing up…well let's just say more birds were watched and…

Recovery Week One 15th – 21st July

Recovery - the process of becoming well again after illness, of getting something back, of becoming successful or normal again after problems, the act of improvement. Recovery is as intricate and important as training. It's different for everyone, some will walk away from races feeling fine and go straight back into training. Others may feel…

Achievements July 2018 – July 2019

Sometimes achievements alone need to stand out for themselves, to show just exactly how wonderful they are. I'm very conscious of not wanting to come across as big headed, plus I know others will have been through a similar journey and wouldn't even be able to dream of doing the things I've done in the…

Week Twenty Three 8th – 14th July

I'm a distance runner - I've trained to keep going even when it's hard. When it hurts. When it sucks. When I don't want to. I look past it. Relentless forward progress to the finish. Call it what you want; stubbornness, endurance, determination, guts. Deep down, I don't know how to give up...and it's always…

Week Twenty Two 1st – 7th July

Sunday - I knew that my Race For Life day would be emotional but never expected to feel so raw and upset as what I did. There were so many of us there that they delayed the start as car parking backed up and people were struggling to get in on time. I'd been quite…