Following the recent ease in lockdown we want to provide an update for where we are now. We regret that She Runs: Cardiff is currently unable to restart social running groups. This is because: We are a social running group, not a run club with coached sessions. We have very few Buddies with a LeadershipContinue reading “She Runs: Cardiff – An update from our Welfare team 23/07/2020”
Monthly Archives: Jul 2020
Am I a runner?
Am I a proper runner? Do I look like a runner? Do I have a runner’s body? These are questions that bother runners of all abilities, from those just starting out at c25k to competitive ultra runners. The imposter feeling can be overwhelming and doesn’t necessarily go away with experience. As women we are soContinue reading “Am I a runner?”
She Runs: Whilst Autistic
I’ve had a few forays into running in the past. Between the ages of fifteen and eighteen I was in Army Cadets and participated in Cadet Cambrian (the toughest competition in the Army Cadet Force with a lot of running during training), but I tore my meniscus and had to have an arthroscopy at 17,Continue reading “She Runs: Whilst Autistic”
Rhowch eich treinyrs am eich traed ac ewch amdani!
Mae Hi’n Rhedeg: Caerdydd Rhyw berthynas marmite oedd gen i â rhedeg. Erioed wedi f’ystyried fy hun yn rhedwraig naturiol ac i fo’n onest, ro’n i’n casáu rhedeg fel person ifanc. Roedd y syniad o redeg traws gwlad neu rasys mabolgampau yn yr ysgol yn codi ofn arna i braidd er fy mod yn mwynhauContinue reading “Rhowch eich treinyrs am eich traed ac ewch amdani!”
“Go at your pace, don’t worry!”
One of our members, Catrin Mair Griffiths describes how she found the confidence to run again with She Runs: Cardiff “If you’ve put your trainers on and you are running, you are a runner!” These were some of the quotes that I heard on my first day running with She Runs: Cardiff. I had notContinue reading ““Go at your pace, don’t worry!””
Physically Distanced but Socially Connected!
Races postponed. Parkrun cancelled. Run groups unable to meet up. Restrictions on movement. The coronovirus pandemic has had a huge impact on running communities globally. And at a time when many of us needed our runs more than ever to help cope with the life altering impact of the virus. And yet amongst all theContinue reading “Physically Distanced but Socially Connected!”
Miles for Mind
In May 2020, 45 of our members pledged to run #milesformind with RUNR to raise awareness during mental health awareness month. What a month it turned out to be!The main focus was to share our own positive stories and experiences in a safe and comfortable environment, whilst virtually supporting each other. Mental health does matterContinue reading “Miles for Mind”
She Runs: Cardiff Virtual Relay in a Day – Round Up
On Sunday 28th June 116 women of She Runs: Cardiff took part in our first virtual event. Between 7am and 930pm there were 4 women running every half an hour for exactly 30 minutes before handing the virtual baton on to the next 4. Having seen other clubs do virtual relays recently we decided toContinue reading “She Runs: Cardiff Virtual Relay in a Day – Round Up”