It’s been a while since I updated my blog and there are many reasons for this – I have been away on holiday at my brother’s wedding and have been extremely busy at work after transferring into a different department. To cut a long story short, there has been a lot on my plate recently, so blogging and social media stuff had to take the back seat for a while! The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon at the beginning of July has been a particular highlight to my summer so far and has been the ‘halfway’ marker as being the 6th…

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I can’t believe January is already behind us! The days seem to be going really quickly, which is not necessarily a bad thing when you are counting down to Spring. You may have guessed that winter is not my favourite season! Having seen a number of other bloggers do this, I decided to launch a new roundup series on my website whereby I will be showcasing a selection of my favourite things each month. This will include healthy food, helpful products or services to support an active lifestyle, gadgets, fitness/running/blogger friendly events and places, and last, but not least, some inspiration such as books, movies or people. Without…

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I thank God that I am back into running properly now, following my posterior tibial tendonitis. I used three races to build up my confidence again in my body’s ability to be able to cope with speed and distance after recovering from the injury, and to get back my mojo again. So I signed up for three different distances: a 5k, 10k and a half marathon. Below is a short summary and my verdict. Stockley Park 10k This race is organised by Purple Patch each May – having done a few of their races already (such as the Up Tow…

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