As I made my way to Paddington on Friday morning I wondered if I had seriously lost my mind. I was making my way to Cardiff for the weekend to take part in what would be my third big race in as many weeks. I was exhausted. Physically and mentally. The train was delayed, but…

Get involved in this years Sport Relief campaign by clocking up steps using your FitBit. How does it work? Together with Sport Relief, Fitbit want to get the nation moving and take some #StepsForGood, so they have created the BIG BILLION Step-a-thon. From 1st February for every billion steps we take together Fitbit will donate…

The race for life involves a series of events designed to raise much-needed funds for research into treatments for cancer. Comprising a 5k run, a 10k run, the Pretty Muddy obstacle course, a half marathon and a full marathon, the race for life is a huge event which anyone can take part in. However, these…

We’ve all heard the expression a million times before right? You can never truly understand someone until you have travelled a mile in their shoes And as women we often manage to put ourselves in the position of others to better understand how they may feel but I guess until you have truly walked (or even…

I have never met Emily, but a week ago I took part in a crazy 11 mile adventure in her name. In December 2012 aged just 19 Emily was found dead in her room at University by her friends, she had died in her sleep from Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. No-one knows exactly why…

My alarm went off with a start at 5.45, and it was only a matter of seconds before I remembered why I was up so early. I turned to find my bed empty as my other half had decided to sleep on the couch as not to wake or disturb me during the night. I’d…

So I’m back on the old fundraising crusade, in fact this is the biggest challenge yet. Not only am I having to train for a marathon (The London Marathon) but I am having to raise over £2000 for the privalige. I often ask myself if I would bother at all with fundraising if it wasnt…

Entering races is quite addictive I’ve found, but it sure as hell ain’t cheap, come to think about it, it ain’t even straight forward anymore. I have done maybe 20 odd organised events of some sort, and I have only ever fund raised for one… The London Triathlon. Reason being I wasn’t sure if I…

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