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.

 

Mountain running and wild camping in the Scottish Highlands

Normally if you wake up and have no idea where you are it's because you've either had a crazy night on the sauce or you've been kidnapped. Of course it was different a few weeks ago when I opened my eyes and discovered I'd magically woken up in the Scottish Highlands....

5 ways I broke out of my running rut

I think I was in a running rut from about April 2013 until the beginning of March 2015. It began just after the London Marathon after not getting the time I was hoping for. Instead of just patting myself on the back for even finishing my first marathon, I instead...

5 reasons I love winter running in London

There is a strong association with the winter months and staying inside. As soon as the clocks go back the windows shut and all those good outdoor habits from the light summer months are put into boxes until next year. I am fortunate to live in London which, in my...

Tips for your first triathlon

A couple of weekends ago I competed in the Sprint Plus event of the Castle Series Triathlon at Hever Castle in Kent. The disciplines consisted of an 800m open water swim, a 40km bike ride and an 8km run. This was my first triathlon. I can't say I was the most prepared...

My favourite run, cycle, tri moments of 2014 – what are yours?

As 2014 draws to a close and whilst I am in a retrospective mood, I’ve written down my top running, cycling, triathlon and other key moments of 2014.