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Runners Words – July 2016

Runners Words - July 2016 - Jane Hunter How long have you been running? I started running in 2012 but only to train a bit and take part in a 5k race for life event with a friend. I didn't run again until 2014 when I joined the LWRG and did my first 10k in [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

The final Count Down…My first 70.3 Triathlon!

The final Count Down...My first 70.3 Triathlon I am often one to challenge (frighten) myself so after I survived the first two sprint triathlons last year I thought I would step up to a longer one, the Ultimate Half starting in Dearnside Lake in Whitchurch.  A 70.3 is 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Articles|2 Comments

Runners Words – June 2016

Runners Words - June 2016  - Catherine Douglas How long have you been running? I used to run a little in my 20s and 30s but only very short distances.  I heard about LWRG through Anne Carman and completed Sadie’s questionnaire when she was first setting up the group.  However, it took me another couple [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

Runners Words – May 2016

Runners Words - May 2016 Kelly Seward - runner since 2012 How long have you been running?    I started running in the summer of 2012 as I wanted to lose weight before I was a bridesmaid for my best friend, after the wedding I was hooked on running and that's when I  looked into [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

Runners Words – April 2016

Runners Words - April 2016 Laura Mitchell - Runner since 2004 Why did you start? Always enjoyed running cross country at school - didn't have any speed (still don't), but remember the feeling of accomplishment afterwards and the buzz when you finish a good run.  Picked it up again after about a thousand years around [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

My week with Healthy Start Holidays

My week with Healthy Start Holidays I was recently invited to stay with the Healthy Start Holiday team in Cardedeu in Spain. It was a fabulous experience. Here is a run down of my week. Guests Me (for Run and Relax and Lancaster Women’s Running Group) Niki and Martin, journalists, writers and reporting for Cycling [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|Reviews|0 Comments

Healthy Start Holidays – The food!

Healthy Start Holidays - The food! One of the Three Pillars from the Healthy Start Holiday team is nutrition - You are what you eat. I was so inspired by the food during the week that it deserved its own page! Not only was it delicious and really fresh and healthy, it was very simple [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|Reviews|0 Comments

Healthy Start Holidays Review 2016

Healthy Start Holidays Review - 'Somewhere between kale and cake' I tried and tested a Healthy Start Holiday for a week. Here is what I thought! The villa The Villa is a six bedroom house in a lovely country location in Cardedeu and is perfect for groups. It is large enough to house groups of [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|Reviews|1 Comment

Harewood House Half Marathon

Harewood House Half Marathon I found this half marathon online and thought it sounded just the thing for an LWRG group trip! It was classed as a trail race with 'muddy off road tracks, grassy fields, uneven paths and steep forest inclines'. Ooh it had our name all over it!! At first when I posted [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

K-Way Le Vrai Claude 3.0

K-Way Le Vrai Claude 3.0   With this lovely British weather we have been having(!) I was pleased be able to review this all weather, wind proof, rain proof pack away K-Way jacket. The Claude 3.0 is a classic lightweight full zip K-Way mac which comes in a variety of bright colours such as hibiscus (which [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Reviews|0 Comments