Turning the Rwandan Wheels of Development

December 8, 2014

Sport means so many things to different people. A challenge, the opportunity to push yourself further, to beat your own time, to beat the times of others, to keep fit, to stay healthy, to make friends, to travel, to wear …

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“What’s your next challenge?”

October 24, 2014

I’ve just got back from the World Champs in Kona. It was fantastic to watch the athletes battle it out, to achieve dreams, to celebrate success and to mentally re-live my own races on the island.

I also felt content …

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4321 Challenge: a recap

May 7, 2014

After months and months of preparation, ups/downs, broken bones, healed bones, rebroken bones, blood, sweat and a fair few tears it’s so incredibly satisfying to being able to say that we actually completed the 4321 Challenge! For those who don’t …

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Eating Disorders in Triathlon: a 220 article

March 11, 2014

For those who haven’t seen this 220 magazine article from 2013 is well worth a read.

Food for thought



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A Response to Parliamentary Commission on Physical Activity

February 25, 2014

Attached is my response to the UK’s Parliamentary Commission on Physical Activity’s recent call for evidence on increasing participation in physical activity, with parkrun as a case study. It’s rather long, but I hope it makes for interesting reading!


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Response to DfE guidance on behaviour and discipline in schools

February 5, 2014

This is written in response to the Department for Education’s recent guidelines on behaviour and discipline in schools, in which it states that ‘extra physical activity such as running around a playing field’ could be used as a disciplinary measure.

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Breakfast Pancake Bonanza

January 24, 2014

I’m not known as being a good cook (salad is my speciality), nor am I vegan/vegetarian, a raw person or intolerant of anything (except perhaps intolerance) I just like to mess around with flavours and ingredients. Sometimes successfully, but usually …

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New Year’s musings: body confidence

January 7, 2014

Happy new year to you all! Hope you celebrated in style and are looking forward to an amazing 2014, full of challenges, goals, fun and laughter.

In response to some requests on Twitter, I thought i would republish my ‘A …

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