I am a London based artist, but I also like to try and be a bit sporty. Fit Artist is the documentation of my steps towards my first marathon and beyond. I use the blog as a training log and keep track of any races I take part in. Check the links section to see what else I am up to, and check out the artists’ network Sports Day, which I am establishing with fellow sporty artist, Ellie Harrison.
My major running challenge was a 91 mile run during August 2006. As part of the exhibition ‘no place, like home’, commissioned by Beacon Art Project, I ran the length of the railway line between Nottingham and Skegness, documenting things I saw along the way. You can read my account of this here.
Following my BIG run, I went on to undertake the biggest challenge of my life: having a baby, so you can read about my pregnancy yoga and swimming, which I did right up until the birth of my little boy. My next challenge was the 2009 London Marathon, and you can keep track of the limited training I manage to squeeze in around being a mum and an artist. I went on to run the Brighton Marathon in 2011 and have taken part in (and won!) the various Janathon and Junathon challenges.
You can get in touch by adding a comment in the comments sections under each post and I will email you back . I am always happy to test and review running related products, so don’t hesitate in contacting me if you have some lovely item for me to try out!