Arriving late for my first race of the cross country season in 2017, I was already feeling hot and bothered by the time I’d dumped my bag, got my trail shoes on and made my way to the start. It was unseasonably warm weather for mid-October, warm enough for an ice cream afterwards. As we ran up the first hill I had a hot flush. It was the first time I’d had one during a race.
After that race I had to acknowledge that my menopausal symptoms were affecting my running. Was it time I did something about it?Read More