For this week, I’ve put together some of the pictures I took at April’s Fed Cup. Held at the Copperbox arena in London, the GB tennis team battled to victory against Kazakhstan for a place in tennis’ World Group. Pictures above (clockwise): 1. The GB bench cheer on the team, 2 and 3. The GBContinue reading “The Fed Cup | #ThrowbackThursday”
For this week’s Throwback Thursday – here are some of my pictures from the Eastbourne tennis tournament in June.
As a short disclaimer before you read the rest of the article. Since Sunday I’ve become aware of some horrendous stories about the back of the pack. Apart from my XS t-shirt I didn’t experience a lot of what has been shared. On Sunday I saw no sweeper vehicle, but as I write below I’veContinue reading “I DID IT!!! – and some thoughts…”
Woahhh, where do I start? Somehow, the kid who never, ever, ever got picked for anything remotely physical is now running a solid 3 miles before 9am lectures and is pretty much running over 20 miles a week. “Running” is the slight flexible term in that sentence, but hey, I define “running” as the artContinue reading “Week 8 – Inner Power and Serious Hunger! | VMLM 2019”
The more I progress through my training for the London Marathon, the more I realise – and I get the fact this sounds a bit cheesy but it’s basically an art of falling in love with the act of moving forward. One foot in front of the other and you’ll get their eventually! This couldn’tContinue reading “Week 4 – Anyone can do this! | #VMLM2019”
As you might already know, I’m running the London Marathon for two charities, the Youth Sports Trust and Make a Wish. Over the next few weeks I’ll be telling you about some of the amazing work of each of these charities. Let’s start off with The Youth Sports Trust. They do some amazing work withContinue reading “The Youth Sports Trust | VMLM 2019”
Professional sport takes no prisoners, and Andy Murray is no exception. Andy Murray has hit the news headlines for all the reasons he probably didn’t want to. No, he’s not won a tournament, or a tennis slam – he’s retiring this year, Wimbledon at the latest due to a chronic hip injury. He now sitsContinue reading “Andy Murray – a sporting legend.”
This is my first training update for the London Marathon in 2019. I’m starting off on an epic journey to the start line (fingers crossed!) in April next year. Over the next 8 months you’ll be finding out about why I’m running London and essentially the progression of my relationship with running! Every week, I’llContinue reading “Week 1 – Baby Steps | VMLM 2019”