December 31, 2019

It pains me slightly writing this as I love goal setting! I set New Years Resolutions and often put my monthly goals out on social media, it keeps me accountable and I do it to try and motivate others into doing the hard work needed for their goals.
 
If done well, goa...

December 31, 2019

January 2020 sees the start of my latest challenge!

I’ve put a challenge out to runners of all abilities to knock 1 minute off their 5km time!  I’ve even created a hashtag - #1minuteoff, creative I know, but to the point!

For runners that have signed up, I’ve written a p...

June 4, 2019

Although I’m not planning to do the Cardiff half this year (I’ve fought against the temptation so far, I am secretly kind of hoping there are a few knocking round before transfer deadline day ... but that’s another story!), I’ve been asked a few times for last years’ t...

April 20, 2019

Here are my last minute, not so obvious tips for your big day!


1. The Expo is great, absolutely great but get in and get out! It’s energy zapping, go back and enjoy the expo on a year you are not running! No talk is going to make a difference the day before!

2. Pack Fl...

April 14, 2019

After yesterday's Cardiff parkrun there was a lot of chat about how hard the "alternative alternate" course was - there are 3 courses we use at Cardiff parkrun, and yesterday's was at Llandaff Fields - it's the course we use the most infrequent!

I did compare all three...

January 8, 2019

New Year's Day is a day where some parkruns change from their usual 9am start time, allowing some hardcore parkrunners the chance to run two in one day.  Some start at 8.30am, some keep their usual 9am slot, and some start late at 10.30am, allowing those who've celebra...

January 6, 2019

Running everyday is an exciting challenge, when you sign up or commit to doing one, it can give you a real buzz!  Seeing the month (or longer) ahead of you, you get pumped, ready to attack it! 

The first few days are great, what happens after that can var...

December 3, 2018

You may have noticed there are a lot of running streaks going around on social media these days, for those that haven’t heard of these running streaks, it is where you run everyday!  There are some crazy crazy streaks out there, some spanning many years!

This December I...

October 5, 2018

The half marathon distance cannot be disrespected! I've been caught out with complacency before so respecting the distance is critical!! Here's my Half Marathon tips for you to succeed at this distance!

Tip 1 - Train with the same trainers AND clothes that you are going...

May 31, 2018

I saw this question posted on social media last week and really got me thinking about why I run? Seems like such a simple question but yet it made me think that I could answer in so many different ways!  

What are your reasons for running? Why do you get out there with...

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