health, Mindfulness, My Firsts, running, travel

The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 9 – Volcanoes and Overcoming Fear

Well hello there! I´m so excited to share with you the ninth week of my adventures in healthy backpacking, so let´s just jump on in! What I've been up to I finished up my week in the north of Nicaragua with a visit around the islands in Lake Nicaragua, before heading south-ish to Ometepe, a… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 9 – Volcanoes and Overcoming Fear

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marathon, My Firsts, running

The Rundown: Reykjavik Half Marathon

Warning: this is a long one. Feel free to skip ahead to the result 😉 This weekend just gone, I headed to Reykjavik, Iceland, for my first ever half marathon! Race Goals As always I had three goals when it came to this race: - Plan A: Finish under 2:00 - Plan B: Finish under 1:55… Continue reading The Rundown: Reykjavik Half Marathon

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The Rundown: Sri Chimnoy Battersea Park 5K

London has been taking full advantage of the extra sunlight hours that Summer affords us, with a plethora of after-work races taking place in the capital. After having to miss several that my Athletics Club participated in, FOMO got the better of me and I decided to do a Monday night 5K courtesy of Sri Chinmoy… Continue reading The Rundown: Sri Chimnoy Battersea Park 5K

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50 Things I Learned Whilst Training for a Marahon

As a caveat to this- I don't know much about running and certainly don't claim to be an expert by any means. However, I learned a lot whilst training for my first marathon- both personally and about my sport. So here's my take on lessons learned. You’re capable of more than you think Tempo miles… Continue reading 50 Things I Learned Whilst Training for a Marahon

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Rundown: Manchester Marathon aka My First Marathon

Phew.  I decided to take last week off from adulting, following my first ever marathon. Granted, I still had to go to work, but I decided to sack off just about everything else- blogging, socialising, grocery shopping- you name it. So now I’m back, let’s talk about that marathon. Oh my days. That’s the only… Continue reading Rundown: Manchester Marathon aka My First Marathon