As well as arts administration, marketing and teaching I also try to keep fit as much as possible and I blog about it over on Action Jen if that is something which interests you. This weekend I am running the Royal Parks Half Marathon for Diabetes UK. My husband is Diabetic and so this is an… Continue reading Half marathon
Well, the 8 weeks to natural transition programme has been going very well for me. I am comfortable doing 12 miles in this style and it only took a few weeks of doing 1-2miles at a time! I am fairly sure that I am keeping the technique up, so I am pleased. However this is… Continue reading Catching up
Oh dear, the blisters on my feet are so bad and in so many places that I can’t wear shoes at the moment, luckily we are having a strange heatwave and I can get away with my birkenstocks. I have some compeed coming in my Sainsbury’s deliver tonight, so I am hoping that will allow… Continue reading tight calves
Another video update about my barefoot running process, as part of the #8weekstonatural programme from Inov-8. Apologies for cutting of the ‘bye’, one day I will figure that out properly! Oh and vote for me, if you would be so kind! I would really appreciate it!
Wow, of all the things to happen! I have been chosen to become an Inov-8 athlete on their 8 weeks to natural programme. I am so excited by this, and it all kicked off on Saturday. Natural being barefoot running. I have done a rather long video about it on the Inov-8 blog, which I… Continue reading Inov-8 athlete
For the most part my asthma doesn’t really affect me in the summer, it can be a real pain in the winter – last year I missed about three months training but summer is ok. On Saturday I joined East Essex Tri for their open water swim for the first time. This is held at… Continue reading Asthma and open water swimming
On Sunday it was my first ever triathlon and it went so well! I had such a wonderful time. It was Human Race Shockabsorber Women only triathlon and I could not fault the organisation, so slick and well put together, as well as exceptionally friendly and encouraging marshalls and competitors. It was at the rather… Continue reading My first tri
The first race this year was the Rat Race Henley Horseplay Notorious Night Race, which was awesome, although exceptionally exhausting. I raced on Saturday evening,by Tuesday I was still very stiff and sore! My calves were far too tight and screamed every time I stood up! Here I am before hand – clean and excited!… Continue reading Notorious night race