Tag Archives: running

My Happy List #6

Ah Sunshine. It makes everything better. This weekend we’ve had some truly gorgeous weather which has made me rather desperately yearn for a BBQ, so if anyone wants to lend me their garden, please do get in touch! Not having a garden doesn’t normally bother me as we live very close to a nice park,… Read More »

Winter Running Tips

Don’t. Honestly, that’s my first instinct. But, I love food, and have days when I sit writing and barely move. So, I force myself. I hate winter. I hate being cold. I hate dark mornings. It’s all horrible. So here are tips, from someone who hates winter running, to help make it bearable, and possibly… Read More »

Great Tips for Newbie Runners

I’d say, after 9 months of running, I’m still a relative newbie, but these are tips I wish I’d known at the start. January seems a good time to share, with so many people setting resolutions to get fit. C25K I cannot possibly speak highly enough of the couch to 5k program. It changed my… Read More »

Great Ways to Stay Motivated

When I thought about writing this post, it was about exercise, but really it could be about anything. Just change the goals and targets to reflect your needs. I started the couch to 5k program last march, when The Girl was just 4 months old. Then in October I managed to run a 10k. Then… Read More »

10k and Me

Yesterday I ran in my first ever race. Well I did come last in the 5000 metres in Year 8, but I was forced in to that, and have blocked most of it out. Those of you that have read my couch to 5k  will know what a big deal this is for me. I… Read More »

Couch to 5K

I completed couch to 5k before I started blogging, but I wanted to share with you what I got from it, and some thoughts I had during the program. Firstly, I cannot recommend this set of podcasts highly enough. I’ve never been a good runner, and four months after giving birth I couldn’t have run… Read More »