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.

 

“Laughter is the finest exercise” says my Grandma

I like to interview lots of different women on Queen of the Mile like casual joggers, yoga bunnies, determined Ultra marathoners and speedy triathletes. A lot of being a good endurance sportswoman comes from having a good attitude. The motivation to get up and get out...

5 cycling experiments in fuelling on a 100 mile sportive

A guest post from Abi Williams. "I recently participated in my debut cycling event – The Plymouth Gran Fondo. A 100 mile ride that took in sights across Dartmoor National Park and the Cornish coastline – all the while covering over 7000ft in elevation. The main reason...

Sophie Bubb on winning her Ironman distance triathlon 7 months after giving birth

Images: Sophie Bubb A few weeks ago at the launch of the new KitBrix winter accessories, I was introduced to a lady called Sophie Bubb and her husband Nick. Sophie had recently won Challenge Weymouth, the ETU Long Distance Triathlon Championships which is an 'Ironman'...

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...

Emily Chappell shares her experience as a female cycle courier in London

Image: Selim Korycki Anyone that's even cycled a short distance in London will know that it's not for the faint-hearted. It's a myriad of winding roads, tricky one way streets, and other road users that are less than impressed that you're sharing their territory. As a...