Lichfield 10k – 10th Sept 2017

So following on from the trail 10k last weekend down in Wales, I decided to just go for it and enter the Lichfield 10k. This event is organised by my running club and most of the club members were marshalling the course but as I only joined this year I was allowed to enter. I…

5k Race For Life Sutton Park

On Sunday 25th June I took part in the Sutton Park 5k Race For Life. I do this race every year with my daughter, but this year she was away and so I went along with support from my husband and dog! This event has such a great atmosphere, I love it. We had a…

Cancer Research UK – Race For Life

So on Sunday 25th June I’ll be taking part in the 5k Race For Life at Sutton Park. I usually do this race every year with my daughter, but last year I had to drop out after injuring my ankle and this year my daughter is away, so I’ll be doing it on my own…

Trail Marathon Wales

OK, so due to my bad hip and a groin strain following the Lichfield Half Marathon I ended up deferring my place for the half marathon at Trail Marathon Wales. All was not lost however as I still had a lovely weekend away and got to support my husband Greg who did the full marathon…

Injuries are a bitch…

I guess injuries are inevitable at some point when you’re training and I’ve had my fair share along the way. Following the Lichfield Half Marathon I’m still nursing a bad hip and during the last week have developed a groin injury of some sort on my other leg. I’m finding it really hard and feel…

Lichfield Half Marathon

Trying to feel optimistic about this half marathon on Sunday despite still having hip niggles.

Update following the Chasewater 10k

Update following the Chasewater 10k race on Sunday 16th April. Well I’m pleased to report that I managed to complete the 10k and my time was 1hr 3mins which I was really happy with. Too be honest, my head wasn’t in it at the start, mainly because my hip was still bothering me and because the 5k was…

Love Swimming

Well it’s been a fair few years since I ventured into the swimming pool.