Life lessons learned from running …

Running a half marathon is probably one if the biggest mental and physical challenges that I have had to face thus far. It required commitment and relentless dedication, especially when an old injury began to resurface on race day. I wanted to quit but I was 3 miles from home and…

The Journey So Far

10 weeks have passed since I decided to sign up for my first half marathon and in that time I have signed up to another one, had some amazing running sessions and had some not so great ones too. And with just under 4 weeks until I complete the Royal…

Running Recovery

Now that I have decided to run a half marathon, the frequency and distance of my runs has increased and upping the intensity means that it takes a little longer to recover. The key to half marathon prep is consistency, and although you may be tempted to quadruple your mileage…

Facing My Running Fears: Amsterdam …

  I am running the Amsterdam half marathon! Yes, this is Tashi talking and not some long distance running enthusiast. It’s me, the middle distance runner who fears running further than 10km. But here I am, facing my fears and booking my first half Marathon.

Achieving a Positive Running Attitude

Yesterday’s track session with Nike Run Club saw us complete 24 x 200m fast runs. As I stepped onto the track I was dreading every minute of it as I inched towards the track. 24 X 200m meters sounded like a mountain that I couldn’t climb and didn’t want to…

A Change Of Seasons

The summer that never really arrived (in England) has passed and as we welcome Autumn and all of the beautiful moments that will come with it, the dark days and cold mornings can sometimes have a negative impact on our gym motivation. Why go for a run in what looks…

Nike: We Run London

Yesterday, 10,000 girls ran 10km around Victoria Park for the Nike Women’s Race Series. Nike’s Race Series sees women take part in races across the globe and yesterday we ran London. I am an experienced runner but believe it or not, this was the first time that I had competed in a race. I…