Too old for track?

Too old for track?

On 9th August, I competed in an open track and field event for the first time. I ran a 1500 metre race for the first time. But just a few days before I almost pulled out of it.  At 54, was I too old for track? First forays into track running I was not a complete track...
Rise of the running woman

Rise of the running woman

More and more women in England are running and it’s not just young women who’ve caught the running bug.  A year ago I looked at the Sport England Active People Survey for 2012/13 and concluded that there were nearly one million women running in the UK. The...
One million women running

One million women running

6.8 million women in England take part in sport regularly.  How many of them are runners? I’ve worked out that just under 837,000 women are running in England – nearly 4% of all women aged 16 and over.  If we apply the same percentage to the UK population...

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