You can do it! No matter how unreachable the goal may feel - you can do it! Plenty of people walked the entire distance, many did a combination of running and walking and others ran confidently the whole way. No matter how you complete it - you can and will cross that finish line. It … Continue reading 5 things I learnt from my first 5k
Date of Race : Wednesday 28th June 2017 Location : Weston Super Mare Type : Race For Life Link : Race For Life My finish time : 42.40 (average pace - 8.01) This was my first 5k of my challenge. it is also the first run I have had without ether my dog or my husband … Continue reading Weston Race For Life 5K
Ellie began Cheerleading whilst studying at university. Clearly not seeing her potential, she wasn't picked for the team in her first year... That didn't deter her from trying out again in her second year - this time she made the stunt team which went on to win first place at university nationals in all girl … Continue reading Ellie Downs – Team England ParaCheer Freestyle Pom Athlete
I welcomed a 6.00am alarm this morning as it meant an exciting start to my Tuesday... My BPA cheerleaders and I were going LIVE on BBC Radio Bristol. How very exciting! I got myself dolled up (I know... it's only radio... but you never know with these things), and traveled to our trusty gym where … Continue reading BBC Radio Bristol
After a few months of a hectic stressful schedule, I was searching for ways to relax and take my mind off work. Turning your passion into a business has this terrible way of consuming your time. I googled for weeks, until I finally settled on a yoga class. It was on a Monday morning (the … Continue reading My First Ever Yoga Class
Packing for any trip can be stressful, throw in the added pressure of competition and it can be near impossible! Here are my 25 competition bag essentials for athletes. Tick it off as you pack and wave away your packing worries! Uniform – make sure it’s clean and packed in a separate bag to everything … Continue reading My 25 Competition Bag Essentials
I have signed up for a half marathon taking place in 43 weeks. I have best part of a year to prepare my currently very unprepared bod... Why?! Because before my wedding in August of last year, I found a love of running and even ran a 10k (without stopping I might add). Yes it … Continue reading A half marathon – its all about me!