When Vicky ran the length of Ireland!

Malin Head to Mizen Head12th Sept -22nd Sept 2012 by Vicky Luffrum 344.49  miles or 574km in “new money”………a long way! (Plus extra for road works and getting lost! For those who are geographically challenged, Malin Head is the most northerly point in Northen Ireland and Mizen Head is the most southerly point in Eire. IContinue reading “When Vicky ran the length of Ireland!”

Claire’s Amazing Run Every Day Streak!

by Claire Louise Thomas “RUN every day? You must be insane Claire”, these were the words on my husband’s lips in March 2020. He was the first person who I shared my harebrained idea with. I had been quietly watching a few other run streakers on Facebook and was intrigued to give it a tryContinue reading “Claire’s Amazing Run Every Day Streak!”

Inspiring the Next Generation

Why I love running with my daughters by Beca Lyne-Pirkis, Run Buddy Whenever I get asked about why I love running so much, I usually answer with “it’s my ‘me’ time away from everything, a chance to lose myself in my thoughts and to put things right”, and if I’m honest it’s time away fromContinue reading “Inspiring the Next Generation”

Taking up Running in my 50s

By Beth May, Run Buddy It’s Saturday March 31st 2018. I’m sitting in a SlimmingWorld group in the Rhondda. I’m 51 years old. Following a hysterectomy for very early uterine cancer in 2015, I’d gained a lot of weight. And although I’d lost most of it, the last half a stone or so was provingContinue reading “Taking up Running in my 50s”

9 things I learned from running on my own every day for 60 days

by Cathryn Scott, Run Buddy Today I ran for the 60th consecutive day. I have laced up my trainers every single day since New Year’s Eve and gone out for a run. I’ve run in the wind, the rain, the snow (three times), the sunshine. I’ve run in the morning, at lunch time, in theContinue reading “9 things I learned from running on my own every day for 60 days”

Running, arthritis and me

How I learned not to be limited by my chronic illness. by Myfanwy Thomas, Run Buddy Long before I was ever a runner (a recent change to my life in the grand scheme of things) I was an arthritic person. It seems as if there should be a noun for it. Arthritic?  I am anContinue reading “Running, arthritis and me”

The Run Wales Plodcast – the one with She Runs: Cardiff….

by Gemma Brimble, Run Buddy I really got into podcasts the summer of 2019, when I had a long drive to work every morning. My husband had listened to podcasts on and off for a while and made some suggestions for me; I found they helped me actually look forward to my commute instead ofContinue reading “The Run Wales Plodcast – the one with She Runs: Cardiff….”

Socially Awkward to Socially Connected

How She Runs: Cardiff helped this anxious runner feel part of the running community. by Ann Lawson-Jones, Run Buddy My experience with sport, like a lot of women, had a negative beginning in high school. Being red headed is tough when you are in your teens. Suffice to say I was incredibly shy and sociallyContinue reading “Socially Awkward to Socially Connected”