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Ultra challenge

Finding out that I have the capacity for endurance running has been the biggest personal revelation I’ve uncovered in years.

Being placed 10th (out of 60 runners) in a 30 mile ultra marathon on the hottest day of the year seems hardly comprehendible – especially as a complete ultra running novice. 2,077 more words


Life in the slow lane

Being told you’re fast should be perceived as a compliment.
Being told you’re too fast might still be taken with some sense of achievement.
But being told you’re too fast- in the context of slow lane swimming is not so much of a boost. 569 more words


Poolside Lunging

I’ve witnessed many a social faux pas at the local sports centre of which I’m a member (see previous blog about excruciatingly slow swimmers). But pool-side warm-ups/cool-downs are a new experience for me. 239 more words


A Running Start

Month One Of Track & Field Training (Sep ’16)

Shit just got real serious, real fast. Of course training for the Nationals would demand more of me. 1,083 more words


Cycle for X

An ‘on this day XX years ago’ photo came up on my Facebook feed this morning. A group of us girls collecting flowers from a friend’s vast garden to decorate a village hall that would be artfully transformed for a commemorative event the following day. 551 more words


Lose The Bounce - Part 2

The ups and downs of floppy breasts, charity cycling and shopping the Adidas outlet.

Continued from Lose The Bounce – Part 1 937 more words


Run Your Crew with Adidas

Are you ready to run?

Adidas has a unique running event aimed at bringing running crews and adidas Runners communities together from around the globe, to run, connect and celebrate the spirit of urban running. 379 more words