Category Archives: inspiration

Learning to Coach: My initial thoughts

Learning to Coach: My initial thoughts

“Running is only putting one foot in front of the other, what more do you need to know?”. This is what my non-running boyfriend likes to say when he sees me reading a running magazine. And this was a point that was brought up by one of our tutors during the two days of the…

Footnotes for January 

Footnotes for January 

This is a new series of monthly posts of things I have found interesting, things I have tried and things I have read during the month which are not necessarily running related. Thanks to my dad for coming up with the title! Food Better butter I’m a palm oil avoider. Unless it is certified sustainable…

Fiona Oakes – For the Animals

Fiona Oakes – For the Animals

I thought I’d share with you this short film about Fiona Oakes. For those of you who don’t know Fiona Oakes, she runs Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary and in her spare time manages to win marathons and set world records. The film is about her, what drives her, the sanctuary and her running. It’s beautifully…