Author:Susan Wheatcroft

Virtual Runner is good for my mental health

Jenny Higgs from Nottingham has battled with her mental health since being a child, running is helping her. Jenny opens up to us here in her own words. I have struggled with mental illness for all of my adult life, and a lot of my childhood too. I first discovered running three years ago when I […]

Why I wish I’d found Virtual Runner sooner

Jane Kimberley recently told us what finding Virtual Runner has meant to her and below she talks in her own words. Earlier on in the year I discovered some health issues with my heart, at the age of 35 being told I may have a pacemaker fitted in a couple of months, you can imagine […]

To run or not to run…? That is the injury question!

I have been running very regularly since I started a little over 3 years ago, often completing at least 3-4 runs and over 25km a week. I am a huge fan of participating in parkrun and races. Anything from 5k to marathon and i’m there! Racing is a huge motivator for me to continue running […]


As you all know I am a self confessed stationery addict, but I have another addiction that I haven’t really spoken about. I like to run! I started running years ago, after James was born, before Abi was here, I loved being able to get out in the fresh air and pound the pavements to […]