We’re embarrassingly lucky in Milton Keynes to be blessed with two equally awesome and very different parkruns, and whilst running one of them this weekend I thought it might be nice to review them both in the hopes that some of you might want to visit them one day. (I mean, whilst running my thoughts… Continue reading Milton Keynes: a town of two parkruns
I can’t believe I’ve only raced twice this year.
I’ve been a bad blogger lately. I hope you can forgive me. See, I’ve got a new role at work which involves writing and blogging (yay!) but that does mean that the motivation for writing and blogging in my spare time has waned somewhat. Never fear though, I am back on it and back in… Continue reading Food and me
You know the fried egg emoji? Two of those, side-by-side – those are my boobs. Flat as a pancake. Always have been. Except for three days post-partum when my milk came in and ‘ohmygod what are these giant boulders on my chest that are burning like the sun’. It – they – used to REALLY… Continue reading My small boobs and me.
There is a London Marathon post coming, I promise. I know the two of you who have asked about it are keen to read it. My account of the race is being published in runABC (available nationwide. Plug plug.) so I’ll be posting a follow-up blog post about my thoughts and feelings of the day… Continue reading My running self-esteem
One week into taper. One week until the London Marathon. Here’s what my mind looks like. “I feel AMAZING. I’m going to ace this marathon. Lemme at it. I’m too over-confident; I’m going to embarrass myself. Will blue Rock Tape be overkill with my blue vest? Please don’t be a hot day. The Rock Tape… Continue reading Inside the mind of a tapering runner.
The Sunday just gone. A mile from the end of a 19 mile run. On the verge of stopping and curling up in a nearby garden. S Club 7’s ‘Don’t Stop Movin’’ starts playing. Not an exhaustion-induced figment of my imagination, but a randomly well-timed track on my ‘Number ones of the 90’s’ playlist. I… Continue reading London Marathon: an update & goals.