Running

Trail running in Greece

Trail running in Greece

The Greek island of Santorini is made for running. With relatively quiet roads and scenic trails weaving through vineyards and along coastal paths, it’s a beautiful place to explore on foot. We ran nearly daily and visited the local vineyard, explored tiny village streets and […]

My running idol: Paula Radcliffe

My running idol: Paula Radcliffe

  I first interviewed Paula Radcliffe in 2012, shortly after a foot injury forced her to withdraw from the London 2012 Olympics. The disappointment of abandoning her Olympic dream was still incredibly raw, and I could hear in her voice how much running in London […]

Running through the seasons

Running through the seasons

The nights have started drawing in and there’s an earthy nip of autumn in the air. The British summer may nearly be over, but autumn is one of my favourite times of year. I love to hear the crunch of leaves under my feet as I […]

Exploring the South Downs Way: Devil’s Dyke

Exploring the South Downs Way: Devil’s Dyke

My new goal for summer is to explore the South Downs Way (SDW). I love being outside on the trails and with 14 weeks to go until I tackle a 42-mile ultra marathon in Sweden, I need to train on wilder trails than London’s parks […]

Wild run: Beachy Head, Sussex

Wild run: Beachy Head, Sussex

Last weekend I headed to the South Downs for a wild running adventure. I’m running my second ultra marathon in 15 weeks time along the rugged Swedish coastline, so need to train on proper hills and technical trails. I found the terrain challenging in Romania […]