So it’s two whole weeks since I ran the New York City Marathon. The hype has died down, my jet lag has gone…and life moves on. Already I am thinking about my training plan for London 2019…and thinking about my goals for that race. As marathons go, New York City Marathon was a big one. Unlike any…

I love sport, I always have. At primary school, I tried every sport and physical activity going, rounders, cricket, football, ballet, athletics, judo, taekwondo, barn dancing, brownies, tap dance…run outs, knock down ginger, climbing trees, running away from trouble. I loved to move my body. That was until I started believing that my body wasn’t…

Can we talk short shorts for a moment? It took me a long old time to pluck up the courage to wear shorts to run in? I’m not sure why? I mean sometimes it’s bloody hot, and wearing even capri leggings just adds a whole new level of effort to a humid run. Sometimes it is…

So I guess you can gather that I am the kind of person who enjoys BIG challenges. Nothing I do is ever small, or unassuming. I am always about pushing the barriers, stretching myself to the limits…seeing what my body, mind and spirit can achieve. This often means BIG ADVENTURE, and sometimes, just sometimes it involves…

When I decided that I wanted to run the London Marathon back in 2005 nobody ever thought I would actually achieve it…perhaps even me. I don’t even know why I initially wanted to do it…maybe it was because it felt like the BIGGEST thing you could do in the sport, an accomplishment that other people would…

6 years ago my life changed FOREVER. Actually, that’s a bit of a lie, it was way back in 2005 when I first got the crazy idea in my head that I wanted to run a marathon…it just took me a while to realise my dream, and yes over the past 12 years I have…

Not sure marathon running is for me, I can barely run 5K at the moment. Wow, if I had a pound for every time a woman said that to me and then 3 months later she’s back in touch saying, Hey Julie, guess what? I have a marathon place There is just something about that…

I couldn’t sleep on Saturday night. Not sure why. I wasn’t even running in the morning. But I slept just like I have before any big race…not very well. I had panic dreams about not waking up on time and a dream about Tower Bridge being closed meaning I couldn’t get my car and all…

Now I will be completely honest with you guys here. I have a real love hate relationship with yoga…well with any kind of stretching or slow contemplative movement really, but it is something I have tried time and time again over the years with little success. I can remember going to a class at my…

Yesterday I headed out for my first long run of the year (I know I know its March, I have been unwell OK) and as I plodded around East London ticking off the miles I had a little laugh to myself at just how crazy this running thing is. Just because you have run marathons…

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