Category: Training

5 TIPS FOR BUYING NEW RUNNERS

I am 50/50 when it comes to buying new runners – I am 50% excited to be getting new running gear, but 50% hate it as it’s a big decision; those trainers aren’t cheap and there are a lot to choose from! So, to…

5 STRATEGIES FOR COMING BACK FROM AN INJURY

Nobody wants to be injured, but unfortunately if you workout regularly there is a chance you will be out injured at some point (even if that injury was a sprained ankle from tripping over a shoe at your front door!). I’ve had my fair…

Keeping safe on your morning run

Tips on keeping safe while out on your morning run.

I’m only running one race this year, and why I am super excited by that.

It’s March 9th – normally by now I’d have at least 80% of my races for the year booked in, or at the very least know exactly what races I plan to run and my goal for each. This year is different – I…

Coach G (in training)

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I am training to become a running coach. If you had asked me 4 years ago if I would ever see myself being a runner, let alone a running coach, I would have falling…

Seawheeze 2018 half-marathon – my training so far

Where has the summer gone? I feel like I was just starting (and re-starting) Seawheeze training, and now we are in week 10 – THE RACE IS IN 4 MORE WEEKS!!!! YIKESSSSS!  If you are training for this race (or any fall/autumn race for…

Runner safety

Hello! I’ve been doing a few early morning solo runs recently. There is something magical about being one of the first people out in the morning. Certainly where I live, the streets are mostly quiet, except a few other runners, dog walkers, and those…

You’re struggling on a run, what do you do?

Here are some of the strategies I use when all I want to do is give up.  If you have any others you use, please let me know. SMILE – I find, no matter how miserable you are feeling, if you smile it can…