Running the Newport Half Marathon

Well it’s over… for another year, at least. There’s a great sense of satisfaction in running a half marathon. I understand non-runners might think we’re all completely bonkers (and there are times I tend to agree with them), but running … Continued

The wonder of chunder

While hiking remains my lifelong passion, I must admit to being a little taken with running in my later years. I was, thus, very flattered to be asked to do some guest blogs for my running club, Lliswerry Runners. You … Continued

I’m glad I caught the running bug

I glanced at my weekly email from parkrun HQ. “Congratulations on completing your 82nd parkrun and your 82nd at Newport today. You finished in 166th place and were the 41st lady out of a field of 311 parkrunners and you … Continued

My Rack Raid Reflections

Well, it’s over (for me at least: at the time of writing there are still five stages and nearly 33 miles left to run). The day started early. I woke up at 4.27am, three minutes before my alarm was due … Continued