An action packed Mothers Day started with my annual pilgrimage to the Rushcliffe 10km, the first ever race of my running journey, always the first of my running season and now year 7 of my ‘streak’ to see how many… Read More ›
Ladies of a Certain Age Running (LCA)
The running and other adventures of a Lady of a Certain Age (over 40)
Race ready? Hell…………maybe !
One week to go before my first start line of 2016, my old favourite, the Rushcliffe 10km. Am I ready to race? Probs not….it’s not too bad, I did 7 miles yesterday to assure myself I’m 10km ready but I’ve… Read More ›
The perils of the ‘home gym’
So when my delayed return from work left me neither the time to go out for a run ( there’s always time I hear you shout…..don’t ruin my tale, I reply) or time to get to the gym, I decided… Read More ›
Couch to …….well couch actually!
Today, ‘This Girl Can’t’
Brrrrrrrrrr……. I’m not ready !
It’s cold, I’m not ready, I’m out of practice, I’ve been lulled into false winter temperatures by our mild winter so far. In my mind I like the idea of an icy, wintery landscape. Who wouldn’t prefer the sound of… Read More ›
Meet Billy the belly my new running buddy. Happy New Year!
Happy New Year, I wasn’t going to make any special efforts in Janaury, no crazy diets, no resolutions, just carry on doing what I do. However I must have been under the impression at the time of such thoughts that… Read More ›
Review the old, set goals for the new. Happy 2016 all.
So sitting on the sofa feeling dull, ( OK too hungover to run for a bus let alone attempt one of this mornings New Years Day park runs), looking back at the highs and lows of 2015 seems a good… Read More ›
A blog for Ben
Today this ‘mojo-less’ LCA finally found some joy in running sadly lacking in December so far, with a small but fabulous run to support Ben Smith as he tries to break the world marathon record of 401 marathons in 401… Read More ›
The Boxing Day Run
Eyes open, heads OK, maybe I didn’t drink too much yesterday ? Look out of the window, the rain stayed away, so no real excuse to avoid running today. Christmas Day was a feast of plenty, how many bottles are… Read More ›
Not yet advent and I’ve peaked too soon!
You’re lying on your bed feeling a little dull from red wine, a boulder of gorgeous rich foods in your belly and half a stone heavier than a year ago……. It must be January 1st 2016. It’s an unmistakable feeling,… Read More ›