Category Archives: Personal

So you want to run to work?

Finding the time to exercise when you have a busy lifestyle can be challenging, one of the best ways to do this is to run to work. For two years I never took a bus to or from work, while … Continue reading

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Slow Life Down

At work today I was chatting with some colleagues and the topic of time passing so quickly came up. A prime example of that was this year and how the hell it’s only 12 weeks until Christmas 2013. It got … Continue reading

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The Maggie’s to Maggie’s Challenge

When a Friend of mines, Alan Kennedy (who just finished his first ever Ironman!┬áCongrats) asked me to speak at his new cycling themed cafe in Glasgow on Great Western Road I of course said yes. It was only after I … Continue reading

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I am running again!

I got my running mojo back! I ran the Highland Fling Ultra in April 2012 and since them I haven’t run another race, I made this decision on purpose, in three years I ran nearly 9,000 miles and when my … Continue reading

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What is a Fundraiser

After two years of trying I finally landed my dream job as Community Fundraiser at Maggie’s Cancer Care in Edinburgh, The Lothians and Borders. (also Dumfries & Galloway!) I’ve learned a lot on the past 8 weeks and I am … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – David Haas – Fitness Fun with Cancer

This is a guest blog post by David Haas from The Mesotheliona Cancer Alliance I really believe in the content of the site so was happy for David to come on here with a post. You can follow David on … Continue reading

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Run Around Mull

Today I have a post about a Friend’s challenge….. I was running the Speyside Way Ultra in 2011 and struggling up a hill when a rather chirpy looking girl ran beside me. “Hi!” she said energetically. We chatted for a … Continue reading

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