Smashing Stereotypes: One step at a time
You run, you’re a woman, you wear a hijabi… you may have to overcome stereotypes. In this enlightening interview, Lynne AKA “Jogonhijabi”, talks about the importance of running and joy of #Parkrun. How did you get into running and why? I have always enjoyed regular cardio exercise at the gym however never ran outside […] Keep reading »
Whooah, we’re halfway there – and some!
#Run1000Miles Challenge going superbly well! You may remember that Trail Running magazine Editor Claire said #Run1000Miles was about all participants having “their fittest year ever” 🙂 Well I’m one of literally thousands of people enjoying this very outcome thanks to the challenge and incredible community of people participating. The ethos was very much about this […] Keep reading »
WTF a DNF?!
I pulled over just before the timing mat at 3k, ambled behind a tree and retched repeatedly. Between 2-3k I hadn’t even been running hard – fact was I couldn’t. I heard one of the marshals shout something like “over here…stomach!” and was then asked if I was okay and kindly given water by the […] Keep reading »
Do goals = happiness?
“Does your happiness depend on achieving your goal?” That was the question posed during a meditation session on training motivation. Up to a year ago my feelings would have responded in the positive. I was forever measuring myself against past performance. Getting frustrated at my inability to reach previous levels – be it a 5k, […] Keep reading »
Run Malawi? Run the UK? Go on then
We spoke to Brendan Rendall, famed for running the length of Malawi and John O’Groats to Lands End. Ordnance Survey #Getoutside Champion – Discovery Channel UK #MYWB Winner. In this interview, he shares the motivations, trials and teachings from his 2016 adventures. Brendan, how did you get into running? I stared running in 2006, […] Keep reading »