When you’ve got anxiety and depression on your mind, there’s only one thing I can do. Run. … More Running & My Anxious Life
Dear Little Sis, It’s slightly formal to write you a letter but I wanted to let you know a few things. So after my Writing 101 blog about Loss, I was challenged by the fabulous blogger Mo Galway to create a happy blog about something awesome in my life. She’s going to do the same. I … More Writing 101: Dear Little Sis
So, I was looking back through the comments I’d left on various awesome blogs & decided to write my post based on Simply Marquessa’s ‘The Day I Died’ short story post. I complimented Marquessa on her ability to create a powerful story and capture the feelings of loss. After doing this, it set me thinking. … More Writing 101 Dealing with a loss
I did the Gosport Half and got my PB but had a serious off day. This was a Half Marathon off-day that produced a pretty on-mazing result. It’s been a while coming & sorry for the delay! As I mentioned in my previous post, I was so nervous about running the Gosport Half and a huge … More Gels, Sweat, Tears & a 2hr 7min PB
It is now 4 DAYS until the Gosport Half Marathon… And I’m back into the tapering stages. Anyone else get twitchy at this point? I’ve been a bit light on the running in the past week so I don’t aggravate the potential leg ache any further. Due to long coming car troubles, I’ve had the … More It’s Taper Time!
The home of The Beatles, Brookside, Liverpool FC & me for 4 days. A quick 3.4miles around Albert Dock & a cheeky few selfies en route. I like to think that travelling for work every now & again means I feel more inspired to go running & check out where I am. I’ve been lucky … More Liverpudli-run
A local girl was recently attacked in a neighbourhood near to where I live. It was around 10pm at night & she was walking home alone. She was jumped by a group of boys and attacked. Something like this got me thinking about what it will be like for runners, dog walkers, cyclists and pedestrians out there as … More 10 tips to stay run safe this winter
For any runners out there…. When people said you’d get the running bug, how many of you believed them? I for one, didn’t. Thinking about how much I’ve whinged & moaned about aches, the rain & blisters… Makes me think there’s no way I’m doing anymore. However, in the past 24hours, this happened… … Thanks … More Hello I’m Beth & I’m an addict…
…. And I’m all nervous! My running coach wisely said not to waste energy on being nervous so I’m trying to combat it. I’ve had a productive day of trying to avoid getting running butterflies… My cousin & Aunty are here from Portsmouth to see Karlos & me run which is amazingly supportive. My cousin’s … More ‘Twas the night before the Half..
So we’re 2 days away from the big goal, the one I’ve been training for 9 months to tackle & this week has been a pretty chilled one. I did my last 4.5miles on Tuesday & it went really well. Going out with the guys from the running club, some of whom have done the … More Pen-run-timate Fun