Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

by Sarah Wymer As we basked in late summer sunshine, I made my preparations for the Cardiff 10k: kit ready (including my lovely new WRP running vest), lift to the starting point arranged, carbo loading evening meal planned, and checked that...

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‘Man v Horse’ or ‘WRP v The Welsh Weather’

‘Man v Horse’ or ‘WRP v The Welsh Weather’

by Grace Newbould This year’s ‘stupid’ challenge was one I’d been wanting to do for a while but for a myriad of reasons I’d not got around to. Last year’s WRP heroes, Fi, Helen and Jo had done the full course along with...

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How I accidentally became a marathon runner…

How I accidentally became a marathon runner…

by Julie Pemberton Me, a Marathon runner? Surely not!  I don’t particularly consider myself to be a natural runner, in fact I wasn’t a runner at all until about 18 months ago. Funny how these things creep on you before you’re aware of how...

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A tale of two medals

A tale of two medals

When Charles Dickens wrote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” he couldn’t have known that his words would, one day, perfectly describe what most runners feel at the end of a race.  There’s always a point...

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