65th anniversary of the Peak district

Today I learnt that it is the Peak District National Park’s 65th birthday. The place has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. The scenery, the variety and the wildlife all takes my breath away every time I visit. Living on the outskirts of Sheffield means I have access to this amazing…

Double compression  no no

Well, a quick 5 mile run last night turned into a stop start extravaganza due to my attire. I had been relaxing nicely in the sofa with the dog when the time came to run forest run! I went to changed and on leaving the comfort of my cosy pad I felt really cold. To…

Sheffield (Yorkshire) half marathon 2015

Since Christmas I have been supporting Jon in training for the Sheffield Half marathon. This mainly involved sitting at home watching tv whilst he was out running but infrequently I was the support vehicle providing support and sustenance on journeys further from home. A few weeks out we went and did the hill section of…

Why oh why did I say yes????

Well its 17 days to go to my first obstacle race. It’s the endurer dash in Baslow (or Barlow) I always get them confused. My team of colleagues is a varied bunch of ages and abilities. Some time ago we decided to sign up for a series of obstacle races, the endurer dash – 8km,…