Marathon number 17 – keeping going

Marathon number 17 - keeping going [Ad] This post is sponsored by Arla Protein. We’re only a few weeks out from Manchester Marathon and I’ve been comparing my training logs of previous races. My training is nowhere near the mileage it was before Edinburgh Marathon in 2016, it can’t be right now because I don’t [...]

2019-03-21T15:38:00+00:00 21 March 2019|

Breastfeeding and running

Breastfeeding and running I’m writing this one-handed on my phone while feeding my son after getting home from a 10k race. So excuse any typos. Below is my experience of running and breastfeeding. I can’t speak for anyone else’s experience.  When I was pregnant and we went through the prenatal classes and discussions, I was [...]

2019-02-04T22:56:05+00:00 4 February 2019|

Marathon Training Update: Weeks 1-6

Marathon Training Update: Weeks 1-6 I don't know how it happened but somehow it's already week six of my marathon training. It seems to have gone really quickly, but I guess that's what happens when you're just putting one foot in front of another and one run in front of another. So I thought I'd [...]

2019-02-04T22:42:05+00:00 29 January 2019|

Running after pregnancy: the first year

YRunning after pregnancy: the first year It’s been a year since I had my son. As cliched as it sounds, it has gone so fast. It’s crazy to think that a year ago we were in hospital with this tiny person who felt so fragile but is now running around pulling everything off my shelves [...]

2018-12-18T15:00:59+00:00 17 December 2018|

Keeping hydrated on Water Wednesday

Keeping hydrated on Water Wednesday Things that runners should have plenty of: sleep, motivation and water. Things I struggle with since becoming a parent: sleep, time to train and keeping hydrated. I was never a massive coffee drinker before I had a baby. But now it’s a regular part of my day. Not so much [...]

2018-11-13T13:31:19+00:00 14 November 2018|

Baby to BQ: November running update

Baby to BQ: November running update I finished my half marathon last month, disappointed with the time on the clock but happy with how training had gone. It really couldn’t have been better. The week after the Royal Parks Half I paced the Great South Run, and despite still having the cold I carried round [...]

2018-11-13T12:48:21+00:00 13 November 2018|

Baby to BQ: Autumn races and running

Baby to BQ: Autumn races and running Hello. It’s been another couple of months, so if you’re not following along on Instagram, which seems to be where I share my running ups and downs these days, here’s what’s been going on. Holiday running I went away to the seaside for a few days and did [...]

2018-10-23T16:35:12+00:00 23 October 2018|