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
"So, what drives you?" Any elite, whatever their fixation, is bound to at some point be asked this age-old jabber of a question. "What keeps you going when you're out there?" "What inspires you?" "Why do you do it?" The hope is that this profoundly-versed question will give way to profound musings. And when it… Continue reading Our dirty little secrets