B2P Q&A: Rachel Pidutti AKA Medalslut

“A teacher by day and a grunting, sweating, grimacing gym bunny by night.” Jay on Rachel There used to be a Hannah Barbera cartoon called “Stop the Pigeon”, in which Dick Dastardley and Muttley were (inexplicably) WW2 German pilots. At some point in every episode, Muttley would display an almost pathological desire to be given…

B2P Q&A: Simon Freeman

  “I run marathons. Everything else is a result of that.”                                                                                     Simon Freeman   Jay on Simon I first had the pleasure of meeting Simon in May 2012, when we were both lucky enough to meet (and run with) the legend that is Simon Wheatcroft*. Back then I was quite new to the world…

B2P Q&A: Angry Jogger

“I pledged to run the Belfast Marathon whilst I was horrifically pissed on absinth”     Jay on Matt  Of the many excellent blogs I read, there are a couple that really strike a chord to the point where I feel as though they could have been written just for little old me. One of…

B2P Q&A: Sarah Marsden (GoldilocksRuns)

“You won’t believe anyone who says it yet, but it does get easier!”     This week I speak to Sarah, who writes the blog Goldilocks Running, and who can be found spreading positivity and runningness (real word) on twitter as @goldilocksruns.   Jay on Sarah A wee bundle of effervescent charm with an insatiable…

B2P Q&A: Dan Cartwright

“Running makes me a better me. It just about balances the crazy.” Dan “the Laser” Cartwright Welcome to the latest B2P Q&A. For newer readers, this is a regular feature where I ask some of the best bloggers in the runosphere the questions YOU want answered (just so long as the questions you want answered…

B2P Q&A: Liz Goodchild (aka Runnerstood)

“I did not take drugs before I wrote this, I promise.” Liz Goodchild (shortly before talking about perpetual kittens and how running is like cheese) “Running will open up a whole different world for you, and you’ll become a better person” Also Liz. ; Jay on Liz I’ve never really rubbed shoulders with celebrities before*,…

B2P Q&A: Jen Jahn (aka 2itchyfeet)

“Billy Joel, Pizza, definitely no octopodes” Jen Jahn (may not be a direct quote)    Jay on Jen There are many reasons why Jen is great, but the thing that keeps me coming back to her blog time and time again is her peculiar love/hate relationship with running. It’s fair to say that there are…

Coming soon: B2PQ&A

  Hello, you’re looking fantastic  today. I didn’t want to say this in front of the others, but you’re my favourite reader. Anyway, just a quicky to let you know about an upcoming feature for the blog. As well as my usual weekly(ish) bouts of nonsense, I’m going to start interviewing (okay, pestering) some of…