I never get it when the first thing people ask when you complete an important race is, “What time did you do?” Like I get it if they are a running friend, and you have had a prior conversation about pace, or your goals…but when an almost complete stranger asks the question I’m a bit…

In 2005 I started working for Newham Council Back then I was not into Sport. (AT ALL) I did not come from a sporty family…unless watching West Ham on the TV counts. My new job was to help train and support volunteers in the lead up to the 2012 Olympics…although we were still in the…

We have women from our community all over the world, and I love nothing more than reading about their lives, their ways of fitting running in their lives…and I always think “one day I’d love to go run with them”, none more so than today’s guest blogger Katie Jean-Louis. I mean come on who wouldn’t…

Let me take you back 6 weeks ago. I was busy with work, a bit tired of life, fed up, and completely unmotivated when it came to running, in fact in the middle of last month I wrote a slightly “Woe is me” post entitled “Turns out it wasn’t just my mojo I’d lost” about…

Now that is not a phase I imagined I would be saying. “No more Marathons” is what I said just 60 or so days ago. “I’m done” My last blog post was all about how I’d lost my mojo, how I was struggling to get out the front door for a run…just not feeling it….

I can’t tell you how much I have been resisting writing this post. In fact I have been resisting posting at all. Thats OK when you are a blogger for fun, or write as a bit of a side hustle. But when your business is based on you communicating and interacting with the world…and you…

Did you know we have our very own app? Well its hosted via an american company called Mighty Networks, but unlike Facebook it is actually our own private little group, which means when you join this community you actually see everything which is posted AND there are no adverts. Its glorious. Anyway, you don’t want…

There is nothing I like more than bringing awesome women together. It’s what I do #sorrynotsorrymen but it’s true, I love doing it online but boy oh boy do I love doing it in person too. My first running retreats were a simple affair, 20 women brought together initially in the function room of the…

Buckle up…it’s gonna be a long and bumpy one. Marathons are strange things…a bit like relationships in many ways. One minute you love em, the next minute you don’t want to ever see them or think about them again…but deep down you also reluctantly know what you put in is what you get out. Tough…

So you run a marathon yesterday. And today you don’t know what to do with yourself. If you are anything like me you are hobbling around with a massive grin on your face trying to make sense of it all. You may have done a few updates on social media and shared all the gory…

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