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 you don’t feel how you are ‘supposed’ to feel post-marathon

The London Marathon & Me by Ann Lawson-Jones It has been a few days since I ran the London Marathon and time for a reflection as things have been on my mind. My journey to London was a long drawn out one. I entered the ballot in 2018, I deferred my 2019 place in hopesContinue reading “When you don’t feel how you are ‘supposed’ to feel post-marathon”

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….”

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….”

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”