Beauties and the Bog was originally formed as our High Peak Marathon team in 2016. For our 2017 entry, Corin has joined our team together with her lovely dog Luna!
Although our team has been based around training for HPM we have become great friends and have many other adventures (running and non-running) together, and we frequently go out with other runners from Sheffield, including Anna and Hetty.
Click on any of our pictures below to meet the individual Bog Beauties!
Meet: Corin Leach Corin is our newest Bog Beauty, taking Ali’s place in our team for HPM 2017. Originally Canadian, she moved to the UK nearly 10 years ago and runs for Totley AC. Favourite running route: Locally: The Exterminator route is one of my favourites; it’s easy to get on the route as it’s close … Continue reading Corin Leach
Meet: Lisa Watson (Trollope) Favourite running route: Locally: anything that includes Derwent Edge, I just love it up there! However to top that, on my recent trip to NZ I ran the Routeburn Track – easily the most beautiful place I have ever been! Most boggy moment: until recently it was a full faceplant into bog … Continue reading Lisa Watson
Meet: Ali Gover Bog beauty Ali was on the 2016 HPM team and has recently moved to New Zealand. This means she lives in the land of the perfect outdoors playground, and she will keep you updated on her great adventures! Favourite running route: In the UK, it’s got to be Burbage-Padley Gorge(ous)-Grindleford-Froggatt Edge in … Continue reading Ali Gover
Meet: Bodil Oudshoorn In it for: Exploring new trails! Favourite running route: Our two-day Stockport to Sheffield route Most boggy moment: On one of our 2017 recces we ended up running on Bleaklow on a Friday night at 2am. With snow covering the ground (but not freezing it..) and a head torch which ran out of … Continue reading Bodil Oudshoorn
Meet: Libby Jones Favourite running route: Anything with a ridge in it! I love running along ridgelines. In the Lakes I really love the run from Threkeld across the Dodds to Helvellyn. Closer to home there’s a lovely circular route across Burbage and Padley Gorge. From burbage it goes down through Longshaw Estate and then … Continue reading Libby Jones (Née Kerr)