Birthday Challenge Take 2…

How I finally ran the whole length of The Taff Trail by Fiona Gagg She Runs: Cardiff 2nd Birthday Challenge – The Taff Trail In Autumn 2020, She Runs: Cardiff announced their first birthday medal challenge.  I read everyone’s amazing ideas for their challenges but was stuck for what I should do.  I really wantedContinue reading “Birthday Challenge Take 2…”

My Name is Deborah…and I am a runner!

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!”

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”

The She Runs: Checkpoint

Volunteering at a race can be just as much fun as running it! by Gruby Barrett In early 2019 my husband, Mark, was volunteering for Repair Café Wales.  Chatting to the organiser, Cerys, he discovered that she was married to a man called Rhys who was running 26 marathons in 26 days and keen forContinue reading “The She Runs: Checkpoint”

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….”

When Vicky ran the Thames Path 100!

by Vicky Luffrum March 3rd and 4th 2012 As if running a marathon was not enough, on 12th September 2011, eight days after completing the Wye Valley “adventure” marathon, on a balmy, windy evening the first miles towards an even greater challenge were ticked off. Those running it on that evening (a tough run upContinue reading “When Vicky ran the Thames Path 100!”