Name: Sugarloaf Fell Race Distance: 11.5km Ascent: 526 metres Terrain: off-road, hilly, fell Time: 1.27.32 Fell Races have special codes to indicate the course level. The Sugarloaf is: BM/NS/LK/PM Category B: averaging no less than 125ft for every mile of climb, and no more than 30% of total distance on road NS = navigational […]Read more "Sugarloafing (Race 4)"
Race: Cardiff World Half Month: March Distance: 21.1km Terrain: road Time: 2.10.10 I’m far too stubborn for my own good. My body was telling me it needed to stay under the doona with a hot water bottle and a flask of tea, but there was absolutely no way I was going to miss […]Read more "Run the Worlds (Race 3)"
Race: Newport City Half Marathon Month: March Distance: 21km Terrain: road, mostly flat Time: 2.05.03 I was umming and ahhing about Newport for aaaages, and it was only when entries closed I realised, bummer, I really did want to do a half in my home city! I was a bit gutted, knowing I’d see my […]Read more "Newport State of Mind (Race 2)"
Race 1: Mayhill Massacre Date: February Distance: 15km Terrain: hilly, muddy, off-road Time: 1.55.15 It’s normal for me to feel a little bit nervous before a big race, and I think many runners would also experience it – if you’re not nervous maybe you’re not taking it seriously enough?! This race though, I was particularly […]Read more "Massacred (Race 1)"
Turning 30 is a big deal, right?! I turned 30 in December, and over the last few months, I’ve been thinking over an idea for how I can celebrate this milestone in a memorable, fun, and purposeful way. This is it: 30 Races for 30 Years As most of you know, I recently discovered running. […]Read more "30 Races for 30 years"
Ah, social media challenges – love them or loathe them, you’re not immune to them! Unless, of course, you’re not on social media. (Awkward) One of my favourite recent challenges is to “List 10 books that have impacted you”. I secretly hoped someone would tag me, and I was not disappointed. My good friend Deevs, […]Read more "These Are A Few Of My Favourite Books"