On Sunday 5 November 2017 hordes of runners from South Leeds descended on the city centre to run to Kirkstall Abbey and back as fast as they possibly could. The race was the Abbey Dash and is a fairly flat out and back 10k course. It was a cold a
To my surprise, I have discovered that running is not the only fun sport around. There is also cycling. Through Facebook, I found out that Dani from Leeds Girls Can was running a cycling group. It runs from various locations around Leeds and there was one going from Middleton. So,
On Saturday 19 March 2016 Dalby Forest held their first ever parkrun and we were there! I dragged myself out of bed at and collected my partners in crime to make the 1hr 15min drive along the A64 to Dalby. It has been suggested that driving for almost 3 hours
On Thursday 3 March 2016 it was the 13th Leeds Sports Awards at Leeds Dock. It is a fantastic occasion which recognises and celebrates the achievements of local sportsmen and women. I was lucky enough to be there as a guest of the “Leeds Girls Can” campaign. When I arrived,
Most Saturday mornings, I can be found in Cross Flatts Park taking part in parkrun – the weekly free, timed 5k run. However, one freezing Saturday in February, I stood shivering on the start line of parkrun in Wroclaw, Poland. I love running and I love travelling so, what better
I started running to get fit and lose weight; I also decided to fundraise as a way to keep me motivated. On the days when I can’t be bothered, I think of the charity and all the lovely people that have made donations and I get out of the door.
Please give to Amanda’s Fund raising event. I have, as a very worthy cause. Amanda also known as Mini Bird to some, has been running for months to gear up for her first ever 10k event. Good Luck Amanda. Amanda is a South Leeds Local Nurse, working in the local community. Amanda may have even