Oooooohhhh New York. Concrete Jungle where dreams are made of right? Damn Right. I can’t remember exactly when I decided I want to run the New York City Marathon, I actually think it was before I figured I might like to run London more than 10 years ago, and I’m not even sure why, because…

So yesterday I spent most of the afternoon feeling sick. Like really sick. The moment I have been waiting for had arrived. The TEDx talk I had recorded back in July had gone live on YouTube…..eeeeekkk. So many emotions, What if people didn’t like it? What if nobody bothered to watch it What if people…

I have 5 siblings. Yes…I am one of 6 children. What can I say? We do things BIG in our family. None of my siblings are particularly sporty. Jennie was as a teenager, she was proper into Sport as a kid, trained as a lifeguard, did a sports course at college, even worked in a…

I turned 40 this year. The Big Four Zero!!! Like where have the last 4 decades gone? Well, I knew I wanted to do something big to mark this milestone but I wasn’t sure what. A party would have been a nice option but I didn’t have the time or energy to organise it…so instead,…

Ever have a brilliant idea pop into your head that is super inspiring and exciting, and maybe even a bit scary? But you know it is something you really really want to do? But then… You start playing out all of the tasks that lay ahead of you to achieve the goal, and before you…

Try Running they say… It’s FREE they say… But what about the running shoes? I say And the race entry? And the technical running gear? Have you seen the price of a decent sports bra these days? And then there are the sports massages? And the gels and supplements? Oh and let’s not forget the…

I’ve been doing a whole heap of travel this year. I feel like I am forever packing and repacking a bag. Whether its for weekend races, a speaking gig, or a last minute weekend away with friends to catch some rays…I reckon I’ve finally got my packing for a short break down to a tee….

I remember the first time I went abroad to run a race, it was the Paris 20K about 8 years ago and I was going with a bunch of ladies I’d only met a few months prior at a bootcamp we were all at. Turned out one of the ladies Kim, despite being an Aussie,…

As we start to head towards the winter months here in the UK, I don’t know about you but I always start to dream of exotic holidays…start thinking about where I am going to get my next dose of sunshine from…which is why I am soooooooo excited to be revealing the dates of next years…

You might think that with my adventurous nature and desire to test my limits through long distance running that climbing a mountain might perhaps be high on my bucket list too, but in all honesty it isn’t. I tried skiiing once and that was a sight to be seen, finding myself on a weeks long…

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