Iti Maafushivaru

After such a crazy and disrupted year, we were so fortunate that the stars aligned to allow us to travel safely to the Maldives for my end of season break. I had hoped to celebrate my 30th but due to the travel restrictions, we had to cancel our initial plans and delay our trip to … Continue reading Iti Maafushivaru

Dream Safari

DREAM SAFARI IN THE MAASAI MARA. For years, a safari has sat top spot on my bucket list and after numerous visits to Kenya for GB training camps, we finally got the opportunity to head out to the Maasai Mara. We set off straight after my last race of 2018, in order to squeeze in … Continue reading Dream Safari

St Moritz

Every summer, I spend a few months at altitude preparing for the major Championships of that year. Previously we had always chosen Font Romeu in the French Pyrenees because it was the preference of British Athletics (both Mo Farah and Paula Radcliffe have apartments there). But with the track in Font Romeu under renovation, I … Continue reading St Moritz

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

This was my third time to the Caribbean so I knew what to expect – blue waters, great food and beautiful sunshine. Jamaica, the fourth largest island, certainly delivered on all of those and more. Seven days wasn’t enough to explore all of what Jamiaca had to offer and as we headed back to the … Continue reading Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Cairns, Australia

Australia is somewhere i’ve never had the opportunity of visiting. The athletics season begins during our winter months – the opposite time of year to our European racing season. With Gold Coast hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games, it was my first chance to get a taste of what Australia had to offer! I was determined … Continue reading Cairns, Australia

Great Exuma, Bahamas

Great Exuma, Bahamas The swimming pigs of Exuma are always a prominent image on Instagram’s most beautiful destinations and for years I’ve wanted to tick this off my bucket list. The majority of tourists stay on the main island of the Bahamas but we wanted an idillic, relaxing, luxurious beach holiday after a long racing … Continue reading Great Exuma, Bahamas

New York, New York

New York Travel Guide I’ve competed in New York several times but never taken the time to be a tourist. The hustle and bustle can be overwhelming but it truly is a magical place to visit. New York has to be on everyone’s bucket list as is it like none other. The most populous city … Continue reading New York, New York


Two weeks in Barbados My boyfriend is half Bajan but he had never been to the Caribbean before and either had I. For Michael’s 30th, I surprised him with a trip to his homeland! We had hoped to visit some of his family that remain on the island but unfortunately we failed to meet them … Continue reading Barbados

Bucket List Runner

I’m so fortunate to have a job that allows me to travel the world. But as a professional athlete, I’m more accustomed to spending hours of the day stuck within a hotel room and travelling between the airport and the athletics track! As I’ve got older, this is something I’ve wanted to change. I don’t … Continue reading Bucket List Runner