Spencer’s Dash

Spencer’s Dash

TWO hours before the Spencer’s Dash I decided I wasn’t running. All day at work, I’d felt ill. My body was aching. I was coughing, shivering, finding it hard to breathe and had sharp pains in my upper back. ‘I’m…

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Seven reasons to run the Edinburgh Half Marathon

Seven reasons to run the Edinburgh Half …

The Edinburgh Half Marathon is my favourite half marathon and one of the most popular in the UK. It’s flat and fast, takes place in one of the most beautiful cities in the world and has an incredible atmosphere. What’s…

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Ward Green 6, 2018

Ward Green 6, 2018

The Ward Green 6. Two laps, two hills, 537 feet of climbing, a buffet, raffle and the friendliest group of runners you could ever hope to meet. In fact, if it hadn’t been for the other runners, I would still…

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Travellers 6 2018

Travellers 6 2018

I knew the Travellers 6 at Denby Dale was going to be a hilly race when mountain rescue was on standby, I just didn’t realise how hilly.

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Tackling The Trunce

Tackling The Trunce

AFTER last week’s blog debating whether or not I should return to racing if I’m not fit, all I could think about was racing. I kept remembering all the happy times I’ve had on the local running scene – the…

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