17-weeks ago the Women’s Running Magazine were looking for 3-women to run their first trail run. Clare, Abbey and I were chosen as their participants to train and run The Bath Hilly-Half. Those 17- weeks have flown by, it only seems like yesterday that I was meeting the team from the magazine and sharing … More So Long, Farewell, its time to say goodbye!
Looking back on 2015/16, I realise now I did too much too soon. I had one injury after another, and I was starting to think that maybe my body just wasn’t cut out for running at the age of 62. It never occurred to me that maybe I needed to do other “stuff,” like cross-training. … More Goals, Fitness and Challenges!
I’ve just bumped into Glynis Wiles, where I was marshalling for the junior park-run this morning, who asked me “where’s your latest blog” – thanks for the nudge Glynis! I do wonder at times, how old I’m I, and I’m doing what? Back in September I signed up for the “mummy beast race” in Cranham, … More Run_Granma_Run
Tuesday was a 4-mile run with David Hudson. We started off at Aspley Heath, weather was lovely. We were doing really well in not getting lost, until I realised we had run up a hill that looked very similar to the one we had just run 20-minutes ago. Yes, we had just done a big … More What a week of running!
I had the most amazing weekend of running and making new friends. Clare Steel, like me is part of the Project Trail for the women running magazine. Our 3rd participant Abbey, was sadly not able to make the weekend. Clare lives with her husband Sam, on a farm in a part of the world that … More Them Hills!
My life before 61 mainly consisted of work (still working), renovating our home (and still are) and enjoying the grandchildren. It was only when I took up running, just over 16-months ago, that my life has changed direction. Running has introduced, not only for me, but also my family, a different way of life. Three … More Life’s an Experience!
On Wednesday at my yoga class for the first time, ever, I was able to practice a forearm-stand. The photo below is how is should look like. My first and second attempt were disastrous, I didn’t believe I could do it, and managed to collapse in a heap – not a pretty sight! The teacher … More If at first you don’t succeed, try again and again!