What you need to know about running your first marathon

what you need to know about running a marathon

The London Marathon ballot results are out this week – good luck to everyone who entered. I didn’t enter this year’s ballot because, after years of rejection emails, last year I got home to find a ‘You’re in’ magazine waiting on the doormat for me!  Getting that acceptance magazine is so exciting, but then comes […]

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How to plan for a destination marathon

lisbon marathon

I’m so excited to finally be signed up to run the Edinburgh marathon next year. Not only because I love running marathons, and the opportunity of maybe getting a new PB, but also because I’ve never been to Edinburgh before. When deciding on which marathon to run I often try and choose races in countries […]

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Blueberry and cinnamon muffins recipe

blueberry and cinnamon muffins

Earlier this week it was raining all afternoon and, as I was at home and had a little bit of free time, I decided to bake a batch of blueberry and cinnamon muffins. I’m not going to lie, these muffins aren’t the healthiest snack to eat, but they are really quick and easy to make. […]

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The impact of nature on our wellbeing

how nature impacts our wellbeing

October is almost here already! While this means that my social feeds are full of autumn leaves, pumpkins and cosy knitwear (I’m not complaining btw), it also means that there are only four weeks until the clocks go back – when the days start getting shorter very quickly and winter is not far away.  My […]

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Inspiring books to read this autumn

Autumn has only just began and already the nights are longer and colder, but the change in weather makes it the perfect opportunity to spend more time indoors, curled up with an inspiring book. Over the last few months I’ve been reading lots of books that have really inspired me and had an influence on […]

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How to get your fitness back on track this autumn

In my previous post I talked about how to stay fit and healthy during autumn, but after writing it I realised that, like many people, during a summer of enjoying G&Ts in the sunshine and skipping runs with the heat as an excuse, my fitness motivation over the last few months has been close to […]

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A wellbeing weekend in Warkwickshire

weekend break in warwickshire

A change of scenery is usually all it takes for me to feel refreshed and rejuvenated. A couple of weeks ago I headed over to Warwickshire for a long weekend break, which came at the perfect time for me as I had started to feel run down, tired and lacking in motivation with both my […]

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