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Write This Run

Liz and Laura

Sunday, 12 May 2013 from 09:30 to 17:30 (BST)

Write This Run

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What is Write This Run?
Write This Run is a chance for UK running bloggers to get together, learn from each other and hear from guest experts on all things running and blogging. Whether running is the sole topic of your blog or part of a wider lifestyle blog you write, this event is for you.

What’s in it for bloggers?
Like running, blogging can be a solitary pursuit if you let it. So why not come out from behind your keyboard and meet other people that are doing what you do? You’ll be able to learn from each other and our guest speakers, share tips, advice and horror stories, and get inspired. It’s a chance for you to focus on your blog and your running, and to think about how you could do things differently. We’ll also have a couple of products for you to test out.

Schedule of day


9.30 Registration

10.00 Welcome

10.15 Social Media and PR Experts
From how to build relationships with PR people and the brands you love, to engaging with your readers and building a following, our panel have got it covered.

11.15 Inspiring Stories
Get inspired to run or take on an epic challenge by our panel of speakers who have overcome obstacles and proven themselves to be pretty darn awesome.

Speakers include: Mimi Anderson an ultra running superstar and multi world record holder; Kevin Betts a mental health campaigner who ran 52 sub-4 marathons in 2012; and Donna DeWick who overcame degenerative illness to compete in triathlon at the USA Paratriathlon National Champtionships.

12.00 Lunch
Leave your sandwiches at home - a healthy lunch is included.

13.00 Bloggers and Vloggers
Our top bloggers will offer advice on how to make your blog better, how to seize the opportunities that can come through blogging and venturing into vlogging (video blogging).

Speakers: Philippa Moore, award winning blogger; Stuart Amory, personal trainer and top vlogger; and Laura Fountain, blogger and author of The Lazy runner.


14.00 Tea Break

14.30 Running Experts
Want to know how to improve your running, avoid injury or what to eat and drink for optimum performance? Our panel are here to share their knowledge and answer your questions.

Speakers include: Team GB Olympic marathon runner Scott Overall; running and triathlon coach Karen Weir; and Gatorade nutritionist Rebecca Randall.

16.00 Run with our special guest!
We're finishing the day off with a group run around the stunning grounds, led by Scott Overall. He promises to take it slow so we can keep up!

Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded but you can pass your ticket on to someone else. Please let us know if you do this so that we can make sure we have them on the entry list.

Do you have questions about Write This Run? Contact Liz and Laura

When & Where

Hampton Court Palace Golf Club
Home Park
Hampton Wick
United Kingdom

Sunday, 12 May 2013 from 09:30 to 17:30 (BST)

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Liz and Laura

Liz Goodchild is a seasoned runner – ultra-marathons are her current obsession – and a qualified UK Athletics Running Fitness Leader. Her running groups, the Rookie and Rebel Runners, provide a friendly, non-intimidating space for women to run at their own pace, in their own time. 


Liz is a certified Life Coach, which basically means that when people feel a little lost and stuck, she helps get them off their ass and start getting things done. Thanks to a successful career in event management, Liz brings laser-sharp organisational skills to our workshopd, although she is really quite terrible at Excel.


Laura Fountain is a journalist, editor, running blogger and author. She’s a columnist for Running Fitness magazine and has written on running for the Guardian. Her blog Lazy Girl Running was adapted into the book 'The Lazy Runner' published by Pitch Publishing in 2012. She’s currently writing her second book.


A reformed couch potato, Laura has run eight marathons and an iron-distance triathlon. She also teaches beginner runners how to run 5k and, more importantly, how to love running.


Together we founded Write This Run and have hosted sucessful events for peopel who like running and writing.

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