Category Archives for "This Mum Runs"

Being an older runner

Being an older runnerSomething that makes me really sad is witnessing accomplished runners getting disheartened and down because they can no longer achieve the times they got when they were younger. Particularly when they desperately want that 5, 10K, parkrun, or marathon PB (Personal Best) but realistically it’s not going to happen. MOST people can’t […]

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Running and Mental Health

Running and Mental HealthI started writing a post about mental health months ago, in a week when two things happened on the same day: one of the most talented singers ever, Chris Cornell, took his own life, and a few hours later I heard back from England Athletics that I had been successful in my […]

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Abingdon Marathon 2017

Abingdon Marathon 2017 I ran my second marathon last Sunday, my second marathon ever, as well as my second this year. Some might say that this was a foolish endeavour; I’m certainly starting to think that signing up for a duathlon six days later was erm… ambitious (stupid). We’ll see on Saturday whether that actually happens. […]

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How to upset a runner

How to upset a runner ​ ​Call us joggers. End of blog. ​Oh OK, that’s not the only thing, but I’m starting with a joke (ish) because this one is a bit less light hearted than usual. Fewer bum jokes more feminist agenda. Whoohoo, megalols.At the end of a lovely but exhausting long run recently, […]

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