On Wednesday evening, my dad and I walked leisurely up to Clapham Common (which will now forever be known as "My first 10k destination"). If you haven't already guessed by the title and the previous sentence, that evening I was setting out to compete in my first ever official 10k race! Honestly, I didn't know… Continue reading My First 10k Race!
This morning, we were staying at my grandparents house in Staffordshire - after returning from our stay at Warwick Castle. One of our favourite things to do when we are on holiday any where is to check out the nearby Parkruns. We really love Parkrun tourism (we referring to my dad and I). It is… Continue reading Wolverhampton Parkrun
Having high energy levels is important for anyone trying to get through their daily life but it is particularly significant for runners. As running burns a lot of energy, it is essential to make sure that you replenish the lost energy so that you can go about your day without feeling tired. Furthermore, you will not… Continue reading How To Stay Energised As A Runner
It is very tempting, as a runner, to want to be the best. This can be a good thing: determination and dedication are the best ingredients for success. I'm sure every runner wants to see progress - and they should! As in any activity, watching yourself become more able over-time is incredibly fulfilling and satisfying.… Continue reading How To Restore Your Love Of Running
As soon as I had the idea for this blog, I knew straight away that I would HAVE to write a piece about parkrun. My family and I are hardcore parkrun addicts - regulars every Saturday and Sunday. For those of you who do not know, parkrun is a weekly 5k run that is free… Continue reading The Power of Parkrun
As you may already know, I am a runner. I’m not the most elite nor am I a novice but I run - quite a lot. Perhaps the most common question I get asked as a runner is “Why do you run?”. Whether the asker is a non-runner who simply can’t understand my motivation to… Continue reading Why do I run?
Hello reader, my name is Ellie and welcome to my new blog. I am very excited right now to be writing my first ever blog post. I have always loved to write -especially about things I am passionate about. After being inspired by various bloggers, I had the idea that it would be a fun… Continue reading Welcome to My Blog!