As the Olympics drew to a close last week, I personally shed a small tear. After all, the Olympics are the ultimate sporting event, and this year I’ve found myself obsessively checking social media, and rushing home to watch the coverage live. I find the Olympic Games immensely inspirational, and they always give me a… Continue reading This Saturday: I am Team GB!
This week's Woman Crush Wednesday comes to you courtesy of the wonderful, the inimitable, the supreme: Paula Radcliffe. Even as a child, completely uninterested in athletics, Paula Radcliffe was always on my radar; regularly competing in (and winning) Olympic events, The London Marathon and The Great North Run.But I don't think it was until Paula retired from professional… Continue reading Woman Crush Wednesday: Paula Radcliffe
Warning: this is a long one. Feel free to skip ahead to the result 😉 This weekend just gone, I headed to Reykjavik, Iceland, for my first ever half marathon! Race Goals As always I had three goals when it came to this race: - Plan A: Finish under 2:00 - Plan B: Finish under 1:55… Continue reading The Rundown: Reykjavik Half Marathon
In case you weren't aware, there are a multitude of Olympians on Snapchat, all offering an unedited, sneak-peak into their everyday lives.Olympians on Snapchat have been a revelation to me, and very often give me the oomph I need to get off my backside and run (or cycle, or plank, or stretch, the list goes on...) So… Continue reading Three Olympians you should follow on Snapchat
Between the Women's Olympic Marathon and Usain Bolt's 3rd consecutive gold medal, it's been a crazy inspirational weekend in Rio. One more sportsperson that 100% delivered this weekend was British national treasure Mo Farah, winning a 10,000m victory after a particularly interesting race that included a nasty fall. So this Motivation Monday is brought to… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Mo Farah