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!”
When your Ultra-Marathon is cancelled but you run it anyway….
Over the past 15 months we’ve all got used to races being postponed; it’s become the absolute norm. There’s a glimmer of hope that something might go ahead but as it gets closer to the time the inevitable happens. This was the case for the Pegasus Vale of Glamorgan Ultra Marathon (VOGUM). It almost lookedContinue reading “When your Ultra-Marathon is cancelled but you run it anyway….”
Love it/ Hate it: My Marmite Love Affair with Running
by Anna-Jane Thomas At the grand age of 38, I decided that I should try to get fit. I’d dabbled with exercise in school, until I no longer had to do it, and then I pushed it aside in favour of music and, on going to University, socialising and drinking (well I was a medicalContinue reading “Love it/ Hate it: My Marmite Love Affair with Running”
Running through a Pandemic: my running journey as an NHS consultant
by Andrea Lowman Running has always been a part of my life, back to school days, when I discovered that I was one of the few who actually enjoyed cross country – even wearing bottle green knicker shorts and a red aertex top! If you grew up in Pembrokeshire, like me, you may even beContinue reading “Running through a Pandemic: my running journey as an NHS consultant”