5 things I've learnt about running through marathon training...
1) Four seasons in one run
In Manchester you can get all four seasons in a 15 mile run. I discovered this in the middle of a very windy hailstorm with the sun cracking the flags.
The ten minutes of torrential rain (from which my feet were still squelching in my trainers) paled into insignificance as the hail hammered down on me and a man [...]
World Cancer Day. What can I say, I didn’t think this day would ever be as emotional as it was but it took a turn I never imagined. We encouraged our members to run one mile and dedicate it to a loved one who had been affected by cancer or even dedicate it to themselves. The response on our Facebook community has been incredible. Heartfelt words about loved ones lost, fighting and surviving. Still the posts keep pouring in and it has been one of the most humbling days in my three years with Run Mummy Run. Equally as nice are the comments and messages I’ve received today thanking us for supporting this cause. All I can say is [...]
Kindness is all. This is something I try to live by on a daily basis. After the horrific violence we have seen around the world this year I feel it is more important than ever to try to improve the lives of others whenever we can. Even in the smallest and seemingly most insignificant ways. […]