Book Review – ‘A Life Without Limits’

Since delving into the world of running I continue to be flabbergasted by the power of the human body and mind. I've started devouring running  and sporting literature like a greedy kid eating cake. My latest slice of cake was A Life Without Limits - A World Champion's Journey by Chrissie Wellington. A life without... Continue Reading →

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Let’s talk about…Body Shaming

Let's talk about body shaming, and why doing it makes you a Cunt. No apologies for my language, if Chaucer can use it so can I. I'm not the slimmest runner - I know this, I buy my clothes and look in the mirror. I'm not the fastest runner - I know this, I can... Continue Reading →

Beth; that girl that runs.

My name is Beth, and I am that girl that runs. For a while I've been Beth, that girl who's mum died. I've also been Beth, that girl that can't keep a relationship. Or even Beth, that girl that moved away. Loosing mum has been the most formative moment in my life but I do... Continue Reading →

The Elusive Sub 40 5k

I've been chasing a sub 40 5k for around 2 months I think. It was an August goal that didn't quite get achieved but I kept on pushing. Running has taught me that - this is a tangent FYI - you get what you give in running. If you put in maximum effort whole heartedly... Continue Reading →

The truth about dating a ‘runner’

I'm now confident to proudly use 'Runner' as an adjective to my personality. which means that anyone dating me is dating a runner and that comes with some unique aspects This is what I have learnt so far.... Parkrun is life - Saturday morning Parkrun is just a thing that's always going to happen. Saturday... Continue Reading →

August Goals

Feels like I've been putting this off for an eternity - well 7 days to be precise. Not sure why I've procrastinated so much - but here it is time to set some goalz Run a sub 40 5K - back from my July goals, I will get there but it might just take more... Continue Reading →

July Round-up

It's the first day of Auguast - and July has been a month of highs and lows for me. I ran 57.04km Completed my first 10km Lost 3lbs Drank 3 bottles of Prossecco Turned another year older You might remember I set some goals - July goals, so thought it would be good to have a... Continue Reading →

July Week 3 – injury week!

As you know I've moaned a lot about my hip flexor pain see - Worcester 10K Race For Life, so from now on the third week of July will be known as injury week! After Worcester I rested for 6 days, no running and limited long walks at lunch time. Changing gear was still a challenge... Continue Reading →

Worcester 10K Race For Life

So the week came - Race for life week, my first 10k. I'd been training for 6+ weeks and was just out for a slow and steady run on Tuesday night when I slipped in the rain felt my hip go pinnnggg. The pain! It was intense but I thought I'd just pulled something. Powered... Continue Reading →

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