Jungle Marathon

Let Me Run in Peace!

Shirley Thompson | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Sport
Shirley Thompson

Running is my 'me' time and I am totally selfish with it. My special time of the day when I ignore people and I expect them to ignore me back. So what is it about seeing people running that motivates other people to behave like idiots?

Off to Brazil for the UVU Jungle Marathon

Shirley Thompson | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Sport
Shirley Thompson

Well I am off to Brazil in a few days to prepare the trail for this year's UVU Jungle Marathon. Always a hugely exhausting few weeks as the Brazilians in the Amazon region do tend to have the "never-do-today-what-you-can-put-off-until-next-week" syndrome. It's hard to motivate them and often frustrating.

In Praise of Lycra Clad Bottoms

Shirley Thompson | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Shirley Thompson

One of the best parts of being a slow runner is that when I started taking part in races, I had an abundance of sexy lycra clad bottoms running in fro...