Juggling running and family

Juggling Work, Family Life and Running

This week has been one of those weeks. As a wife, mother of two daughters, business woman, marathoner and wannabe ultra runner this week has been less about knowing how I do it and more about just getting on and doing it –…

Go Now, and Live

Go Now, and Live

This has got me really inspired at the moment. Go now, and live is written by Jeanette Leblanc. If you want to know about the story behind it, you can read it here.

Running journey

Running the Road Ahead

I’ve decided to try and blog more than about once a month, but please don’t hold me to that. In the main I’ll be blogging about my journey to the standing stones of Avebury and the the back to back marathon weekends. I’ll share…

Race Training and Accountability

Race Training and Accountability

If you want to make sure you do something then you need someone to hold you accountable, and that’s what I tell my BizWhizz clients. Of course, there’s accountability and then there’s accountability… I believe in self-esteem, I believe in…

Chester Marathon 2014

Chester Marathon 2014

Here I was standing on the start line: the nerves that make me feel like puking the night before and been replaced with a quiet calm. Could I break 4 hours and put the demons of London to bed? I…

Comrades Marathon: What goes up, must come down

Comrades Marathon: What goes up, must come down

Comrades Marathon, the world’s oldest and largest ultra marathon run over a distance of approximately 90 km (56 ish miles) between Pietermaritzburg and the coastal city of Durban in South Africa. The direction of the race alternates each year between…

Running love

O Mojo, Mojo, Wherefore Art Thou Mojo?

I don’t know quite when my running mojo disappeared. It crept off silently, without even the courtesy of a ‘goodbye’. One day I loved my running, the next I was struggling to get motivated to run. I would have been…

parkrun

Why I Love parkrun (aka Why I’m a parkrun Run Director)

For me parkrun is everything that is great about sport, and it’s an idea that is beautifully simple. Turn up, run and then have coffee and toast (and occasionally a bacon sarnie) with friends in the café afterwards. Of course,…

London Marathon: Dreaming Big

London Marathon: Dreaming Big

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” Paulo Coelho Failure. It’s a scary thing and I’d be lying if I said I’d never been worried or had a niggling doubt at…