VLM Finisher
It’s taken me a little while to write this post because it hasn’t really sunk in yet that despite it being the hottest London Marathon on record, and me being an honorary ginger, that I completed my first marathon. Let’s start with the Expo; the Expo opened on Wednesday 18th
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Ok, so I ran this on October 15th 2017, but am only just getting around to blogging about it… why? Well, first of all it was my first half marathon and it really made me realize how tough the distance is, I started a new job and was ill over
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So I managed to get a great deal on a pair of Nike Pegasus 34 (£26) recently and thought I’d share my first opinion of them. I normally wear size 6 running shoes, however I did go up half a size for my Nike Vomero 12’s to allow for the
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September 19, 2017

Lichfield 10k Results

Since my last event, the Cannock Chase 10k, my training had been very lacklustre… even before that event my training had been inconsistent as I had hurt my ankle and was struggling with motivation. Since getting my charity place for the London Marathon 2018, I registered for the Birmingham Half
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September 19, 2017

Lichfield 10k Event Review

Introduction: September 10th saw me and my fiancé take on the Lichfield 10k. Race entry cost us £17 each, but included free parking, a technical t-shirt, a medal, 2 bottles of water and a banana. We arrived at 9:30 to ensure that we were able to park, although in hindsight
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I used to forge sick notes to get out of physical education in school; running was a definite no-no and would only be acceptable if I was chasing a football. In my late teens I moved out of my family home and my diet and exercise regime got worse (I
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August 14, 2017

Exciting News!

If you don’t know my personal story, then please check out the “About” section, where I talk about my battle with anxiety and depression, and how running has helped changed my outlook on life. I was lucky in the sense that I had a supportive family unit and close friends
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August 13, 2017

Core150 Shaker Review

Introduction: Shaker bottles… they come in an array of different shapes, sizes and prices – from the cheaper £2 mixer ball style to the more expensive £15+ electric mixer shakers. Some allow you to carry powder or supplements separately, allowing you to mix them when required. Others are made of
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13.1 miles / 21/1 kilometres
So yesterday I took the plunge and booked my first half marathon! It will be the Birmingham Half Marathon on October 15th. Since spraining my foot about 6 weeks ago, my running has really taken a step back, and I had lost a lot of motivation and momentum… my last
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Let me first start off by saying that this time I won’t be following up this post with a Results post as my Garmin didn’t like the trail nature of the course and didn’t record a GPS map for me to show, plus some of the pace and distance data
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