How do you like being solo?

For people who are newer to this blog and the operation move community, you might not even know that it used to be a partnership. For others, it only becomes obvious maybe if you are listening to the podcast from the beginning and you are obviously listening to two people

If I could go back, what would I say?

If I could go back and talk to myself as a beginning runner, what would I say? Everything. Nothing. I know it feels really hard now. Harder than you thought it would even. And the running isn’t even the hard bit. It’s hard enough to have people look at you

A new kind of challenge

This month, I’ve challenged myself to write every day for 30 days. One of the things I can find hard to balance is coaching time vs writing and creative time. And in a pinch, I’ll always pick coaching time because it’s more important. But this ‘reason’ is starting to sound


I always believed that Rachel would make it. Or maybe that’s just what I wanted to believe because the alternative was unimaginable. The first thing you hear people say when someone dies from cancer is ‘but they fought so hard’ as if it was so simple. Because you want it

It costs WHAT?!

Welcome to that week just before a new Learn to Run program starts, where through the joy of advertising, I get to field social media comments about how what I offer isn’t worth what it costs. I happen to be in a few social media professional groups thanks to having

The beauty of knowing

You know what my favourite moment was last year out of all of my runs and events? It wasn’t the most fun run I did, or the one with the best atmosphere, or the one that I was most proud of completing. It was this kind of ordinary moment that