Braving the wilderness of Barnsley

Braving the wilderness of Barnsley

EVERY year in June my club takes part in the Barnsley Boundary relay race. This is a 72 mile(ish) race of ten legs in beautiful countryside around the Barnsley boundary. It’s a fantastic event. We love taking part. This year…

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A case of mistaken identity

A case of mistaken identity

GOING into the final race in the South Yorkshire road league, I found myself leading my age category (21-25, I wish). This was a really nice surprise. I started to think about how fantastic it would be to win. I…

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Snickers to all this

Snickers to all this

RACING is one of the best things about running. I love it. I love the challenge of trying to run faster. I love the friendly competition. There is no better feeling than crossing a finish line, feeling exhausted but happy with a job…

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The South Yorkshire Road League

The South Yorkshire Road League

THE South Yorkshire Road League has to be one of the best events I’ve ever taken part in. It’s a series of four races, starting in March and finishing in early May. Hundreds of runners from across South Yorkshire take…

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Small steps achieve big things

Small steps achieve big things

A FEW weeks ago I attended a couple of blogging and writing workshops. One was with an award-winning blogger, the other with a best-selling novelist. The workshops were very different, but both of the ladies gave me the same advice. ‘Be brave,’…

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