Running the Dragon’s Back
The following is an article I wrote for Ourea Events following my successful completion of the Dragon’s Back Race in September 2021.
Being a Runner in Isolation
As a Physiotherapist observing the world right now I have decided to write down some thoughts with regards to the life of a runner during these times of restriction. The uncertainty of when these restrictions will lift and when races will resume are all questions no one has exact answers for but, regardless of this,…
Running the GR 20 in 2018
This was a post I started to write back in 2018. Life happened and I never got it finished. During this time of isolation, I have been reminiscing about some of the amazing trips John and I have had. It was about time I got this published! I was introduced to the GR 20 by…
Otillo SwimRun World Championships 2017
When an adventure such as this comes my way I find it very difficult to turn it down. However this was going to be perhaps the toughest adventure I have undertaken so far. Unfortunately due to injury a friend, Jenny Rice, found herself looking for a partner to take part in the Otillo Swimrun world…
An English fell runners trip to the Alps!
Chamonix….what a place! John and I decided to take a trip to the Alps this year with the ultimate goal of trying to get up Mont Blanc. We knew it was going to be a big ask as we had two weeks to acclimatize and then hope for a weather window to get up there.…
Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon 2016
2nd-3rd July 2016 This was the first navigational event me and John did together a year ago and we absolutely loved it. We made some crucial mistakes last year….lack of concentration resulting ending up on top of the wrong fell resulting in a 6 mile detour and ‘dibbing’ the wrong checkpoint right at the end…
Mizuno : Endure 24
11th/12th June 2016 A 24 hour running event has always been on my agenda to do at some point so when my brother Chris, asked me if I would like to take part in Endure 24 a year ago I jumped at the chance! Endure 24 is a 24 hour running event starting mid day…
This Playlist has been kindly sent to me from Nicky Mason, my boyfriends brother. He was asked to put something together for his friends who were about to embark on their first ever marathon! Personally, I think its awesome. Feedback from the runner who ran a 4 hour and 2 minute marathon, an amazing…
The Marathon – The First Time…
Running a marathon is a daunting affair and I am always intrigued as to what initially draws people to it and, whether like me, they get hooked. My first marathon was Manchester back in 2012 and it was an ‘interesting’ experience. I never wanted to run a marathon but was coaxed in to by my…
Bone Bruising – The Journey So Far….
Update to the original post: For further information on the latest research into bone bruising this paper was released in October 2020: Read the Article.