marathon, running

The Goal Race That Wasn’t

Last Sundayย was supposed to be the day I ran my second goal race of the year: Budapest Marathon. But as I mentioned in the weeks coming up to the event, it wasn't looking likely that I would compete. So what actually happened in the end? I didn't run a marathon. But I did run something… Continue reading The Goal Race That Wasn’t

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Playlists, running

Podcast of the Month: Running Commentary

I recently discovered a brand new podcast to listen to on my run and, most importantly, my morning commute. Running Commentary is a really simple concept- stand-up comics Rob Deering and Paul Tonkinson record the conversations they have on their runs around London. These conversations include: life, comedy, and running. But mainly running.    … Continue reading Podcast of the Month: Running Commentary

food, health, marathon, Mindfulness, Playlists, running

Mindfulness: My Training Principles

Last night, feeling particularly inspired after a yoga class, nourishing dinner and catch-up with a friend, I found myself with some time to properly reflect on some principles I want to train by in the next few months. With quite a busy schedule of races and training ahead, I want to be careful to avoid… Continue reading Mindfulness: My Training Principles

marathon, running

Running and Racing

Whilst I love to run for fun, I also absolutely love racing, especially when itโ€™s with my City Athletics crew. Thereโ€™s something so fun about having a road trip to a random location, racing your heart out, and then going to the pub afterwards. So without further ado, here are my race plans for the… Continue reading Running and Racing

marathon, running

Cross Training Focus: Another Space

I'm about to dive straight into the deep end of another training season, and my biggest priority is not to overtrain or get injured- that's my biggest takeaway from training in Spring- I did way too much, and ended up paying the price on race day. I was recently lucky enough to try out Another… Continue reading Cross Training Focus: Another Space