Training and motivation

The Kid v Adult price gap: The Great Shoe Rip-Off?

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?

On the Run!

“Rio’s that way love…” 13.08.2016

Run date: Saturday 13 August 2016 Set-off time: 10.59am Pace: 9.53 mins/mile Distance: 7.1 miles Total run time: 1 hour, 10 mins, 17 secs Terrain/landscape: Pavement, gravel, grit and grass Weather conditions: Misty! The sort that collects on your face and gradually leaves you drenched in a thick slick of sweat and, well, mist. The route: My well-worn track, and my legs felt so… Continue reading “Rio’s that way love…” 13.08.2016

On the Run!

Lamlash leg: 10.08.2016

Run date: Wednesday 10 August 2016 Set-off time: 8.20am Pace: 10.16 mins/mile Distance: 5.33 miles Total run time: 54 mins, 44 secs Terrain/landscape: Pavement, road, an elevation of 237 foot, then flat round the bay Weather conditions: Perfect; a veritable mill pond. The route: After conquering all 2,866 feet of Goatfell at decent speed, with the T-shirt to prove it -… Continue reading Lamlash leg: 10.08.2016


What to do when it rains in Scotland? (Ahhhhhhhhh Barry Manilow)

How's this for an oxymoron: Harry and I are on a summer Scotland expedition! You heard me right. We've split it between Edinburgh and the bonnie Isle of Arran. Translation: we have between us half a pair of trousers and two shoes still dry. Intepretation: We are currently sheltering in 'PHT', one of our locals,… Continue reading What to do when it rains in Scotland? (Ahhhhhhhhh Barry Manilow)

On the Run!

Legging it round Edinburgh! 05.08.2016

Run date: Friday 5 August 2016 Set-off time: 9.56am Pace: 9.52 mins/mile Distance: 5.85 miles Total run time: 57 mins, 46 secs Terrain/landscape: Pavement, parkland, road, flat then UP, flat then UP Weather conditions: Warm/cool, drizzling The route: An almost 6 miles of erratic routing, running small loops in many different directions, realising taking wrong direction, Google Mapping to Arthur's Seat (pictured)… Continue reading Legging it round Edinburgh! 05.08.2016