I recently decided to take up running again. I used to run before I got pregnant with Baby Bear. It started when I ran Race for Life and then I carried on from there until I was running 8 miles a few times a week. I also used a few different online fitness trainers on […]
I ran Pretty Muddy 2015… what’s next?
A few weeks ago, myself and a team of five other ladies met at Cheltenham racecourse on a hot sunny day and ran a five kilometre muddy obstacle course for Cancer Research UK. We called ourselves the Fast Food Fighters, because we were all unfit and we all eat far too much takeaway food, but we wanted to […]
What it feels like to run, when you are SERIOUSLY unfit…
Tomorrow I am running the Pretty Muddy 5km race for Cancer Research. Sounds easy right? It’s only 5k… *coughs* No. When you are as SERIOUSLY unfit as I am, 5km may as well be a marathon. THIS is what it feels like to run, what it feels like to train, when you are me […]
My big personal challenge for 2015
In 2013, I challenged myself to run the 5k Race For Life, whilst I was battling Cancer. At the time, I hadn’t ran in about ten years. I achieved my run, in forty degree sunshine, in 42 minutes and felt very pleased with that. I also raised over £1300 for Cancer Research UK. In 2014, […]