Andy Hall: the non-runner who did a 50k ultra! Runner interview
In this runner interview with Andy Hall, we explore running and mental health in detail, including suicide. Re-defining limits and many other facets of life are also covered in this raw and honest interview. Andy is someone I’m proud to call a friend and have been lucky to get to know in the past few […] Keep reading »
Couch to marathon that’s Su Page! Runner interview
She only started running January 2017 and has just completed her first marathon! Read what drives the inspirational Su Page. Su, for those that don’t know you, could you just tell us a little about yourself please? Oooh, what do you want to know. Im just me. Im 50, Or forty ten as I […] Keep reading »
Tried n’ tested: CimAlp storm waterproof jacket & Sprint-L 3D-Flex t-shirt
Tried n’ Tested: CimAlp Storm Waterproof and Sprint-L 3D-Flex t-shirt Please note: This product has been tested extensively over 6 months and in brutal weathers to ensure the review goes far beyond first impressions and any ‘novelty’ factors. October 2017 I was invited to see and test the new CimAlp Trailrunning clothing range so selected the […] Keep reading »
True Transformation: Rachel Edmunds interview
A picture tells 1000 words. Combined with the person’s own words, it says so much more! Read and see Rachel Edmunds’ running transformation below. I know Rachel through the Trail Running magazine #Run1000Miles Facebook community. She was very surprised to be asked to do an interview. Hopefully you’ll instantly see why her story is such […] Keep reading »
Look up and be proud: Dawn Nisbet Interview
For Dawn Nisbet, 2017 was an awesome year. She shares her story and hopes to inspire others to #getinspired through 2018. Dawn, what would you say to anyone who tells themselves “I’m not a runner”? I think if you run, you are automatically a runner, but often we are too worried about what others […] Keep reading »
Does running ever become enjoyable?
“Does running ever become enjoyable?” That was the question posed by a running club mate as we both recovered from a chip-timed track 5k. What he was getting at, in joking obviously, was the pain. You know you’re going to go through it. You know it will hit you and your brain will tell you […] Keep reading »
Thank you kids, thank you Harriers, thank you parkrun
Never could we have imagined the influence #parkrun would have on our already active kids. First, Louis (15) wanted to try and complete a 5k run. So I took him to Heaton Parkrun – running with him was amazing. On completing it his reaction was “God at times I felt I was dying then!…Can we […] 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 »