It's been a whirlwind month. After a huge 3000m personal best in Monaco, I was gearing up for the World Championships in the best shape of my life. Finding the balance between training hard and tapering off for racing is something I've always struggled to do in previous years. But this year, we seem to … Continue reading Five PBs Rounds Up A Dream Track Season
It’s four years since I last raced at the Monaco Diamond League, and as it’s one of the most prestigious races on the athletics calendar I couldn't wait to return. Not only is it beautifully scenic, it's renowned for being fast and with the World Championships just around the corner – every athlete toeing the line … Continue reading Monaco Diamond League PB!
The London 2012 Olympics was my first major championship. It was a huge step up in competition for a young Scottish lass who was more at home racing the cross-country routes over the dunes of Irvine or competing in front of the empty stands at Grangemouth Stadium. It was a monumental experience and propelled me … Continue reading LONDON 2017 HERE WE COMEEEEEE!
The dreaded DNF. In all my years of running I have avoided getting a DNF next to my name but unfortunately I didn't finish my last race. Mentally, it's been a tough one to get over. I’m usually really strong minded and tend to push through anything that is troubling me, so pulling out of … Continue reading The Dreaded DNF
Very rarely does life follow the path we intend it to and in athletics, it seems to be even more uncertain. Over the last three weeks I've gone from executing plan A with military precision, to currently having to resort to an unprecedented plan H. My first two weeks in Flagstaff couldn't have gone better … Continue reading Back On Track Again