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First long bike ride of the year

Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image for the topic ‘Fun’. My idea of fun today was a 65.5km (40 mile) bike ride with friends 🙂 Recently training has felt very difficult and I haven’t enjoyed it, so it was nice to go out for a ride instead of Read more…


Last long run before Brighton

Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image to fit with the theme of ‘gratitude’. I am so grateful that I’ve got the most amazing husband. We’ve lived together for almost 16 years and I still think he’s (almost) perfect. Plus he takes me on dates to the ice-cream parlour! Read more…


Fresh

Here is my IDEAfit photo a day image for March 27th: Fresh. I toyed with the idea of joining the Lordshill social run this evening, but was so tired that I thought I’d be better off spending a bit of time organising at home and going to bed early. I Read more…


My first visit to Brighton

Brighton West Pier

Today I needed to go to Brighton to present at a conference. I’ve wanted to go there for so long, but I was expecting my marathon visit to be my first visit. The train journey was comfortable and uneventful and it was just a short walk from the station to Read more…


Goal

Close up of the numbers on a running track

Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image with the theme ‘goal’: In January, I decided that I wanted to find an amazing brand to work with. I was utterly astounded to find that I had been chosen to be a brand ambassador for SOAS. Today, I received a fantastic Read more…


No more marathons

Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image to go with the caption ‘style’: I thought this blog post from Girls Gone Sporty on ‘Reasons not to sign up for the next race’ was particularly apt for how I’m feeling now: http://www.girlsgonesporty.com/articles/fitness/reasons-not-to-sign-up-for-the-next-race/  Essentially, the arguments against signing up for a Read more…


Inspiration and Eastleigh 10k

Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image: The topic is ‘Inspiration’ and these two are some of the most inspirational people I’ve ever met. (N.B. The photo isn’t mine – I think it was taken by a member of the Embrace Sports team). I’m also continuing the theme of Read more…


Goodbye to Paphos!

Water is the theme of today’s IDEAfit photo a day image: After another late night, I woke before 6am and decided that I might as well get up as I had plenty of things to do. I packed as many of my possessions as I could before putting on my Read more…


iPads, Coffee and Cake – presentation day in Paphos, Cyprus

20th March Here is today’s IDEAfit photo a day image for the theme ‘Bold’ – it’s the brave female triathletes who I went on holiday with in November. Note that the lads weren’t brave enough to get into the pool!!! I woke before my alarm went off at 6:30am, having Read more…


Disappointed by the infinity pool

White lighthouse

Thursday was my first full day in Paphos (Cyprus). I got up bright and early, ready to go out for a run with Fiona. I was excited about the good weather and the opportunity to explore… and was also enjoying the fact that there was no pressure on me to Read more…