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Another 3000m & 5000m – 2nd/8th July 2017

2nd July  – British Masters 3000m Running in the area match the same race I ran last year and won comfortably despite having come straight from packing up my race. Another hot one and didn’t feel alert and having got sunburnt knew I may struggle.  A few stronger girls this time and had to settle […]

Bracknell Half Marathon, Bracknell – Sunday 7th May 2017

Well, that was a surprise in the bag to win Bracknell Half in my quickest time ever of 1.20.37 and 3rd overall win and also vet category.  Especially after fearing earlier in the week that my glandular fever was overcoming me again with a fever temperature.  However, having booked the race in a few months […]

Pednor 5 Miles, Chesham – 1st May 2017

I really wasn’t up for this race on the day having had a busy weekend and Saturday running also a long training run.  Regardless I needed to flyer the race with the local school event and felt this would be good training for me.  I went with my friend Trevor due to Alex feeling unwell.  […]

Maidenhead Easter 10 Miles, Maidenhead – Friday 14th April 2017

My first race in double digits this was going to be an interesting run.  I did feel some slight pressure especially with it being a local race and half hoped to dip under 60 minutes.  A full packed race at the startline and a lot of local recognised faces.  I had no other expectations apart […]

ERRA Womens 6 -Stage Relays, Sutton Park – Saturday 8th April 2017

I really wasn’t sure I was going to make this race based on how I had been feeling the last few months.  Knowing  that I didn’t feel marathon fit but wanted to see some improvement in my illness I decided to commit to the race and take a long leg.  The question was; ‘Should we […]

Gravesend Southern 6 x Relays -Saturday 26th March 2017

he Southern relays for most are one of the highlighted events clubs look forward to showcasing their best teams. It’s an opportunity for road, track and cross country runners to come together and race in an exciting team event. On this course at Gravesend, the short stage is only about the length of our own Bridges course, and […]

Haworth Hobble GB Trials 32 Miles – Saturday 11th March 2017

All prepared to prove the selectors and the racers I could be considered as a strong contender off road, having not run the course struggled to know what the course would entail and although managed to get the course on my watch felt unprepared.  Pretty down from the last few weeks training, fighting a fever […]

Lee Valley 3000m Masters Indoor – Sunday 26th February 2017

Didn’t feel great but having just been selected to run for the 100k it made we want to be positive after selection for the Vets AC. proceeded along what turned out a 3 hr + journey to Lee Valley.  No idea what caused the slow traffic, possible London What was another painful journey along the […]

England Anglo Celtic Plate Selection – 23rd February 2017

Delighted to hear some positive news to be selected along with a fellow Belgravian Sophie and a few other girls to make a team of 5.  Having been poorly and still pulling through I feel elated but also very nervous due to my recent poor health and going into the race now feeling under-prepared. Also […]

Seville Marathon – 19th February 2017

Well, it was not meant to be and the lead up wasn’t great either having felt under the weather for months believing it was flu and I’d be fine.  The week after post-Wokingham half marathon we went to my cottage in Wales for respite fresh off the race course.  Sadly the weather wasn’t great, a […]