First Full Run

After stepping on the scales a couple of weeks ago, and finding out how much weight I’ve put on, I vowed to commit to a change of lifestyle. Last week, on payday, I bought a […]

Beginner runner

I love sports and my favourite is hockey. But, although I’m reasonably fit, I don’t run. So, I’m giving it a go to try to keep my fitness up over the summer. However, at the […]

It begins in true British style… with plenty of rain.

So I’m about to set off for my first run in a VERY long time. I’ve got dressed in my new sports bra, best running shoes (Saucony freebies that I adore… usually for the walks […]

First Run! Here we go…

So I’m about to set off for my first run in a VERY long time. I’ve got dressed in my new sports bra, best running shoes (Saucony freebies that I adore… usually for the walks […]

Lynseys Race for Life

My aim is to get fit, enjoy running and run a 5K charity run without stopping, eventually to start running in other charity races.

The Great North Run – wet, windy, and spectacular

I always thought the Great North Run would be fun. I was super-excited about the thought of running with Mo (or rather, running a long way behind Mo) and taking in the crowds and atmosphere on the […]

Running and weight loss – is it a myth?

I could try to pretend that my weight doesn’t matter to me – it doesn’t feel very feminist, somehow, to admit that I care about how skinny I am. But I do. However, I also […]

Bleeping idiots…

I have a question. For all those people who bleep their car horns as they go past runners – why are you doing it? Do you think you’re being supportive? Or are you just trying […]

Skipton Tough 10 – they’re not kidding…

When those hardy folk in North Yorkshire call something “tough”, you know it’s not likely to be too much of a giggle. So I’ve been wary of the “Skipton Tough 10″ ever since I heard […]

Running in North Yorkshire – hills, hills and more hills

When you first arrive in Skipton, the first thing you notice is the hills. This is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, after all. They seem to loom over the town from every direction; every […]