by Deborah Collins Last night, on a pretty grim, dark Wednesday October evening I joined a group of fabulous ladies for a 5k social run around Roath Park Lake. We waved farewell to the “hills” group and set off in biblical rain which didn’t let up the whole way, and in the latter stages wereContinue reading “My Name is Deborah…and I am a runner!”
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Happy Birthday She Runs: Cardiff!
On the 13th October 2021 She Runs: Cardiff turned 2 years old! It’s hard to believe it’s only been two years as such a lot has happened and we have achieved so much as a club. Here two of our Run Buddies, Gemma and Nia, take a look back on our two years and whatContinue reading “Happy Birthday She Runs: Cardiff!”
Running with a purpose – long run anyone?
by Caroline Privett Training for a big race is great when you have a training plan to follow – someone else has planned it out for you, you just change it slightly to fit in with you. Yes you have to choose your routes but the distance is all laid out ready for you. IContinue reading “Running with a purpose – long run anyone?”
At last I can run happy: how running helped me find my happy place with friendship and acceptance
by Sharon Eckley Exercise has always been my place of escapism. My place that I choose to go to when things overwhelm me or rather the place I need to go to when things just get too much. You see, I spent the whole of my school years being bullied. From the age of 7Continue reading “At last I can run happy: how running helped me find my happy place with friendship and acceptance”
How running saved my sanity….
by Emma Mitchell-Williams The latter part of 2019 was pretty rough for me. The year started off well with our annual family holiday booked and put on the calendar. As a teacher you live for the holidays! The start of the summer holidays came and my wife, with whom I had been with for overContinue reading “How running saved my sanity….”
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!”