Runners Words

Runners Words – November

Runners Words - November Lucy Holland Why did you start running? I first took up running nearly 4 years ago. A friend asked me to enter a Race for life event with her. I wasn't unfit at the time, I went to gym and did exercise, but nothing like running. Training was hard, but I [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

Runners Words – October 2016

Runners Words - October 2016 Ursula Davies What made you start running? I’ve been running in my head for years, but only running since the beginning of this year. I used to drive up and down the A6, stressed out up to my eye balls, in a job I loathed, smoking and hating myself. I [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Runners Words|6 Comments

Runners Words – September 2016

Runners Words - September 2016 Rebecca Heron Why did you start? I was always quite sporty at school but never ran much further than 200m. In 2007 one of my close friends suggested that we did the Great North Run together, at this point I couldn't run further than the end of my street, but [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

Runners Words – August 2016

Runners Words - August 2016 - Carolina Mcfadyen How long have you been running? I started running five years ago in my hometown in Spain . Why did you start running? At first I started running intending to get in shape and have some time to myself a respite from my work, my kids and [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

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

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

Runners Words March 2016

Runners Words March 2016 - Sadie Mckeand! Why did you start running? I started running in 2001. My youngest son was a year old and I was bogged down with studying for my degree whilst bringing up two small children and going through a divorce. I really needed a release. I signed up for Race [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments

Runners Words Feb 2016

Runners Words Feb 2016 - Lisa Wood Why did you start running? I started running in 2004 as I entered a charity 5k. I used to run with some work colleagues after work and suddenly discovered I loved it. I registered for the London Marathon for 2005 but didn’t get in, which was just as [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|Runners Words|0 Comments