The Eden Marathon

Before We Start I’m always super nervous before a race and The Eden Project Marathon was no exception. Despite loads of training (possibly overload?), I was unsure if I would make it round this one. Following on from the RAT, when it came to picking up the training again and adding more miles, my body

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The Roseland August Trail (RAT)

Why The Roseland August Trail? The Mud Crew’s Roseland August Trail (The RAT) needs no introduction. I’m a Mud Crew fan. I’m a RAT fan. If you read my 2017 race review, you’ll know how keen I was to take part again. I’ve had two outings doing the White RAT (the 11 mile route) so I

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Race Review: Sticker 5

The Sticker 5 Road Race I ran the Sticker 5 two years ago. It was at a time when I was finding my confidence running again after over a decade with an injury. I wasn’t going to review it this time around but then I thought, “why not?” I want my race reviews to be

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The Cousin Jack Classic II

There is a story attached to the Cousin Jack Classic II, you can read it here. As a Cornish woman (or “maid”), I like how this race is connected to local heritage and storytelling. I only found it by chance by googling “trail races in Cornwall” but given the take up this year, it’s clearly going to grow.

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The Indian Queens Half Marathon

What Was I Thinking? On Sunday, I ran a half marathon. It wasn’t in the plan. I had a nice mental race calendar going on, with the highlight being a fabulously well organized, beautiful but brutal coast path run (http://www.mudcrew.co.uk). I’ve been looking forward to it for 12 months. For some reason, I toyed with

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