9 reasons why the Great North Run is so special

9 reasons why the Great North Run is …

THE Great North Run is one of the biggest half marathons in the UK if not the world. Each year around 57,000 runners take on the 13.1 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields. But why is it so…

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Three running books for National Read a Book Day

Three running books for National Read a …

IF you’re looking for a running book recommendation for National Read a Book Day choose from one of my three recent reads. Adventures on ‘The Way’ by Graeme Harvey1100 miles running the fabled El Camino de Santiago.Graeme Harvey, author of…

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Can spinning make you a better runner?

Can spinning make you a better runner?

SPINNING is a high-energy, high intensity indoor cycling workout that is great for fitness, not to mention being fantastic fun. But can it make you a better runner? There’s no escaping the fact that to be a better runner, you…

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My goal to run faster at 40

My goal to run faster at 40

IT’S been a while since my last blog post. I’ve been on a Greek island coming to terms with turning 40. It’s been tough. I always thought 40 was old, until last week when I suddenly realised how young it…

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How I lost 12lbs the healthy way

How I lost 12lbs the healthy way

MOST of us have a weight that we’re happy with. Mine has always been 9 stone 2lbs, but in May this year my weight increased to 10 stone. I was running less and spending a lot of time working. I…

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