Every Mile is a Victory

Welcome to Queen of the Mile for those that love running and road cycling and consider every mile as a personal victory. Brought to you by Lorna North and some inspiring contributors.


Training for an ultra marathon in your sixties

Ais North is 64 and training for a 100km ultra marathon on the 11th July at which she will be attempting Race to the Stones in one go, along the Ridgeway, one of England's oldest trails. Ais is raising money for The Friends of Charing Cross which is a charity that...

Meet the founders of Muddy Cwtch, an MTB micro-adventure

The other day an interesting story arrived in my inbox. It was from Charlotte Griffin, one half of mountain bike micro-adventure company, Muddy Cwtch which she founded with her partner, Craig Jones. Charlotte was emailing me to tell me that the new website was up and...

London Marathon: How being a sceptic got me a PB

A good result for my third marathon and one that was entirely unexpected.

Training and relaxing hard on luxury cycling retreat, On The Rivet

Four days after my epic battle up Mont Ventoux, my cycling sister, Kitty Pemberton-Platt (who had just returned from combating the Majorcan hills) and I set off together on a women's cycling retreat hosted by a Dorset company called On The Rivet. We wheeled our bikes...

The women’s ride. A photo story

The simplicity and banter of a women’s weekend ride. Captured in a photo series from the talented James Cannon.