my running adventures – barefoot or otherwise

This blog has moved home as of August 2017 to

Thank you so much for arriving here! We would love for you to join us in our new home at If you were looking for the next instalment of … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Debut Marathon adventure – training for a marathon in three weeks

  On April 30th 2017, I committed to running a marathon. In Worcester. In three weeks’ time. On Sunday 21st May. Yes, three weeks’ time. 21 days. 504 hours. 30,240 … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

My physical transformation!

Before Christmas, my partner and I got Groupons for a local gym, with 10 passes to be used. We enjoyed the experience and felt so much better in a few … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

I can run, you can run, we can all run…

My motivation for writing this blog post stems from two things: the first is based on my regular exchanges with my youngest daughter, who is nearly out of the ‘terrible … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Recent Racing!

As promised in my previous post, I wanted to update you on some of my recent races and how I found them.   In June, I ran in the Notts … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Welcome back…to me! And the kind of runner I am…

Hi everyone, I thought that two years was probably long enough for you to be waiting for another blog post from me, so here you go!   My next blog … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

New Half Marathon PB!

On Sunday 28th September, I went back to the scene of my worst running race thus far, to compete in the Robin Hood Half Marathon, for the third consecutive year. … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 2 Comments