What I carry in my running belt – from 5k to marathon
May23

What I carry in my running belt – from 5k to marathon

I recently saw someone on Instagram describe herself as a ‘kitchen sink runner’ and I realise I am one too. I like to be prepared! I always run with a running belt and as an absolute minimum carry my keys and a phone (for both music and safety). If I’m honest, I feel a bit of an idiot wearing a belt on parkrun and would prefer an armband, but have yet to find one that actually fits. With runners tending to be on the...

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The fuel tank and doing too much
Jun20

The fuel tank and doing too much

My husband has had a cold recently which means he’s been snoring more than usual. And he snores a lot at the best of times. I’ve taken to going to the spare room at about 3am, where I sleep very soundly until it’s nearly time to get up. But the other night I couldn’t settle. I had stuff on my mind. And the main thing keeping me awake was the thought that my daughter’s friend would be staying over in a few...

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