Posts Tagged "Running South America"

Running Barefoot

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Running, Running Techniques | 0 comments

A friend of mine, Sarah, has just taken up running- couch to 5km. She wanted some tips. I’m not a coach, but I love running ‘barefoot’. David and I have been running in minimalist shoes or nothing at all for eight years. Now is a great a time as ever, while ‘locked-down’ in your house, to plunge into the world of BAREFOOT. So here goes… We were about to run the length of South America and our ‘virtual’ running coach, Jonno Gibbins, said our technique was rotten! We were heavy footed, heel-striking, with a slow cadence. The likeliness of...

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Running South America with my husband and other animals

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Running | 0 comments

I have a publisher! The above book title will be zooming into shops near you from this August! In essence the book is about David and my love affair with running and wildlife- so much so, that we ran a continent to meet its wild animals. How we lived life at its rawest; with insects crawling over us, sleeping in jaguars’ ‘back-yards’ and washing in ditches by the side of the road. Running marathons back-to-back for days on end, this crazy feat nearly cost us our marriage, health and lives…. More details to come!  

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