It’s a typical September night here in Bristol UK. You know the kind. The damp grey, drizzled under foot kind. The leaves have turned and tumbled to paste on the ground kind. The students are rowdily back into the swing of another boozy academic year, kind. Draw in deep the steamy city air and heave… Continue reading OUCH! The Messy Runner’s top five tips for recovery after an ankle sprain
Hello folks. Today I've officially been having a Day Off, and not because I am poorly, but because I can! It's delightful. Harry being his teachery good self, his time in terms, while I, being wayward scribbler (of sorts), means I've spent the day Han Solo. It's a funny, reflexive thing when you're not used to spending time… Continue reading Get Up Offa That Thing! (beating the racer snakes)
Blimey, it's been a little while, hasn't it? A lot's happened since we last spoke - tomorrow I start a brand-new job (So I'm a spike of excited-nervous energy); H and I've started the hunt for somewhere new to live (that isn't an airing cupboard); there've been Mont Blanc-style highs and some real sadness to… Continue reading Form-ula Run*
My name's Daisy Bee, and I have funny feet. Now don't get me wrong, I'm no Cyndi Lauper; a fair few of my favourite people do too. What it means when it comes to running, is that I've been through quite a few pairs of shoes in my quest to find the ones that are right… Continue reading The Kid v Adult price gap: The Great Shoe Rip-Off?
The launch of 'This Girl Can' was a triumph for trying to combat anxieties about being seen getting a sweat on in public. It's something I get, having been through that tortuousness as a teenager. But when I got to my mid-twenties, I realised that resolve is everything. And celebrating your health through exercising with gusto… Continue reading The Perils of Running in Public – My Top 5
Bio: Jane Wood Rackham founded The RackhamEffect in 2005, providing sports massage and Myofascial Release, among other treatments. She has also completed a mountain of endurance events, among them IRONMAN Triathlons and running The Forces March in 2015. She says: "I am 45 but feel 25 most of the time. The RackhamEffect started when I took up… Continue reading 20 Questions with: Jane Wood Rackham, founder of The RackhamEffect
Run date: Friday 22 July 2016 Set-off time: 6.30 am, give or take Pace: 9.41 mins/mile Distance: 7.1 miles Total run time: 1 hour, 8 mins:46 secs Terrain/landscape: tarmac then gravel track, fluctuating gradient (but never steep) Weather conditions: Cooler, pretty spot on really. ALTHOUGH: I had a severe run-in with the mozzies - 23 bites, I kid… Continue reading Running in the X’treme: 22.07.16