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….”

She Runs: The Year – a 2020 Look-back

by Coleen Manuel As this year draws to a close the general feeling is that people can’t wait to see the back of 2020, and aren’t seeing it as a particular source of good memories.  Like everyone else, the committee and Run Buddies of She Runs: Cardiff are looking ahead to a hopefully better yearContinue reading “She Runs: The Year – a 2020 Look-back”

She Runs Cardiff book club with Lisa Jackson, author of Your Pace Or Mine?

by Cathryn Scott, @cardiffmummy Author Lisa Jackson is a huge inspiration to many of us in She Runs Cardiff. Her book Your Pace Or Mine? What Running Taught Me About Life, Laughter and Coming Last is often mentioned by members of our Facebook group as one of the best running books they’ve read, helping themContinue reading “She Runs Cardiff book club with Lisa Jackson, author of Your Pace Or Mine?”

9 of the most Inspirational Quotes from Anna McNuff’s “Pants of Perspective”

by Cathryn Scott The She Runs Cardiff book club met online recently for our fifth meeting, this time discussing The Pants of Perspective by Anna McNuff. Anna is an adventurer, motivational speaker and author – and a huge inspiration to many of our members who love following her on Instagram, listening to the interviews she’sContinue reading “9 of the most Inspirational Quotes from Anna McNuff’s “Pants of Perspective””

She Runs: Cardiff Birthday Challenge

by Tanya O’Neill October 2020 was always going to be a magical month; it would be the first anniversary of She Runs: Cardiff and we knew we needed to celebrate this in a huge style.  The idea of a medal came early on in the year, we sourced a great supplier and our amazing RunContinue reading “She Runs: Cardiff Birthday Challenge”


by Kate Morgan, Run Buddy for SRC 365 days ago a group of runners, passionate about creating an inclusive, supportive and bilingual women’s run club in Cardiff sat around a table to see if their vision could be realised. A year later, we are thrilled and delighted to be celebrating the first anniversary of SheContinue reading “HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY SHE RUNS : CARDIFF!”

She Runs: Cardiff meets ultra runner and Wales Coast Path record holder Rhys Jenkins

Fresh from setting a new record for being the fastest person to run the Wales Coast Path, endurance athlete Rhys Jenkins joined She Runs: Cardiff via Zoom to tell us about his epic challenge and his ultra running experiences so far. Rhys, who grew up in Penarth but now lives in Cardiff, ran the 870-mileContinue reading “She Runs: Cardiff meets ultra runner and Wales Coast Path record holder Rhys Jenkins”

She Runs: Around the World!

One of the most enjoyable parts of being a Run Buddy and committee member for She Runs Cardiff has been seeing the response from our community to our monthly challenges. After an exciting month ticking off running bingo squares in June we needed a July challenge to keep us motivated and when I heard aboutContinue reading “She Runs: Around the World!”

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”