Ever picked up one of those free papers on the train and thought, Whoever buys papers these days when you can just get them now for free? The thing is plenty of people do still buy newspapers though, whether through habit, brand loyalty or a belief that their chosen publication says something about them, or…

Whoever said running was free, was a liar. I mean it is if you want to run around town with your boobs bouncing around, with sore feet and no clue of how you are doing. Yeah then sure it’s FREE I don’t know about you but I enjoy buying things which are going to aid…

So in 2005 after coming dead last in a race and feeling remarkably cross that the finish line had been dismantled before I arrived I started a running blog. At the time I didn’t really know what blogging was, but figured I would use it like a diary and see if it would motivate me…

Running is cheap they say, all you need is a pair of trainers and a sports bra and you are good to go, so you think great and you get started…but wait whats this? What are all these flashy gadgets I see on peoples wrists? The regular updates I see on their social media profiles?…it…

When I first started running there was one thing I simply could not leave the house without and that was my headphones and preferably a gadget to pump loud music through them. I know many people enjoy running to music but my addiction was ridiculous. If for any reason my ipod stopped so did I….

When I first started running I didn’t even know what a Garmin was never mind really understanding how it could help me in my training, and it wasn’t until I had run my first marathon in 2012 that I treated myself to one thinking that it would be invaluable in my new role as “Proper…

Last night I went for my first self-induced run in ages. What I mean by that is for the last few months I have pretty much been running because I had to, I have either been racing, or training others and of course taking part in parkrun to try and get my time under 30 minutes,…

So I had a real Matrix moment today. I was sitting on the steps of Westfield Stratford soaking up the sun whilst enjoying my lunch and killing some time before my mums on the run session which I lead in the Olympic Park each Wednesday. I was watching the crowds buzzing around Stratford tube station…

The term Virtuality means the quality of having attributes of something without sharing its real or imagined physical form…however in the case of virtual running I think perhaps this is a little misleading, I mean you do have to run ultimately and that is kinda physical…like really!! Virtual running is not a completely new concept…who…

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