18 Apr The Valley of The Sun

So its been a while since Holly and I updated you on whats going on in our little world. The last time I wrote we had just had everything turned upside down. Bleasdale decided to move coach post Olympics and we had shut up shop...

Read More

18 Apr 2 weeks in Portugal

Hello Everyone!! I am just back from spending a great 2 weeks in Portugal for some warm weather training. This was my first experience of spending some time training abroad and I loved it. Having a group to do all of my runs and sessions with...

Read More

18 Apr #RunForBoston

As I watch the latest videos and images showing the explosions yesterday in Boston, I feel fresh shivers run down my spine, that sick feeling in the pit of my stomach, and the constant questioning in my mind as to how someone could do this...

Read More

18 Apr I had the energy of a sloth

It has been a while since my last blog, perhaps because I had the energy of a sloth! Something very unfamiliar to me as I am normally buzzing with life. I put it down to getting back into training after my stress fracture, hayfever and...

Read More

18 Apr Mount Sac Relays in LA

Hello again! The big focus for this week is the Mount Sac Relays in LA, which I will be competing in this weekend. It’s one of my favorite competitions and attracts some of the world’s best athletes. Americans by nature are very excitable creatures and...

Read More

16 Apr The Buzz

The common questions which all runners get from the general public are; ‘why do you bother to run all those miles?’, ‘Why an earth would you run in the rain?’, ‘You don’t seriously run everyday? And ’ ‘Why do you bother to run?’ For me the...

Read More

15 Apr Live from Boston!!

What happened in Boston today is just incredible. My emotions have been everywhere but I just can’t process them at the moment. I’m mad and then I’m close to tears and then I’m scrambling to find another person that I know here at the marathon. I...

Read More

15 Apr Track season is edging closer

The track season is edging closer, with our groups first races over the space of the next few days. A majority of our group will take part in a traditional race meet at our local track on Saturday. Followed by this we'll be taking two...

Read More

10 Apr Winter Woes

To date, I have mainly concentrated my track efforts over the 800m and 1500m and have achieved times of 2.08 and 4.20 respectively. My favourite races are always the big championships and qualifiying for the Aviva Olympic Trials & UK Championships in 2012 was a...

Read More

09 Apr Warm Weather Training in Portugal

Hi eightlane! I've just got back from a week in Portugal at my first time training abroad and it was a great experience. I flew over there with coach as the girls were already there. I stayed in my training partner Dawn Hunts apartment right next...

Read More