May 25, 2016

Everyone is entitled to a recovery day after a tough, long run and on Monday I was treated to just that!

 

I had previously purchased a voucher from a discount website to the spa at Aldwark Manor (just on the outskirts of York) and chose to cash this in on Monday an...

May 24, 2016

It may have been the 10th anniversary of this race but it was only my second time running the event.

 

Well, what can I say?  I absolutely love this race.  I know I have not run many marathons but this race is my favourite by far.  It has a fantastic atmosphere, the rout...

May 24, 2016

Well, this weekend was an exciting weekend all round.  Not only was it the weekend of the Brathay Windermere Marathon over in the Lake District, I also discovered that they had brought back Trios (a chocolate bar from my youth which they stopped making many, many years...

May 17, 2016

Long distance runners have lots of gross stuff to endure; from black toenails to no toenails, from chafing to blisters.....the list is endless.  A surprising addition to my list of gross running encounters is now a manky banana!  Bananas are my go to recovery food afte...

May 10, 2016

Running is always more fun when accompanied by my two crazy dogs.

 

Harvey is our older dog, he's a border terrier and is now 5 years old.  He's like a tubby, little teddy bear. Loki is our youngster.  He is a patterdale and is now 3 years old.  Both have completely diff...

May 9, 2016

Sorry, I couldn't resist the Shooting Stars reference!

 

Well, See York Run York was officially launched last week.  In my first week, the See York Run York Facebook page has gained 71 followers, the Instagram account is up to 28 followers but Twitter is slacking behind...

May 6, 2016

Well, I have almost reached the end of my first week of being fully launched on the inter web. Scary stuff.  I have not made it this far alone and have lots of people to thank for helping me get this far in this exciting journey.  Firstly there's my long suffering husb...

May 2, 2016

Often people of York, myself included, forget what a privilege it is to live in such a wonderful City.  We have so many fabulous sights right on our doorstep and we do not take the time to explore these.

 

It's good to step out onto the streets of York and see them throu...

May 2, 2016

Well, it is that time again....the opening of the London Marathon ballot.

 

Every year I enter, every year my decline arrives in October!

 

I have now entered the race about 10 times in all and I have ran it just the once, back in 2010.  It was in fact my second marathon a...

May 1, 2016

Well, good evening fellow runners.  Today is a good day.  Not only is it my wedding anniversary (18 years to the day), I thought I would also use this special day to launch my web page.

 

I've tested my site over the last few days, with the help of a couple of...

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