Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Spartan Race

Olivia Higginson

Top sports films you can stream right now

Now that the UK lockdown is continuing for a few more weeks at least, I thought I would discuss inspirational films you can watch. I've compiled a shortlist of the best documentaries and films available to watch on various...

5 key items for spring running

Finally, after a long wet winter, the weather has started to warm up here in the UK. We've even had some early summer temperatures recently, so now it's time to rethink our running wardrobe. With typical UK spring weather,...

SPIbelt Running Belt Review

Are you looking for a running belt to hold everything you need when out for a run? Our reviewer gives us her thoughts in this SPIbelt review.  This article contains affiliate links that help to support Run Deep. Overview The SPIbelt is...

CEP Run Compression Socks Review

I was lucky enough to be gifted a pair of CEP Run Compression Socks 3.0 to review. In the past, I've been skeptical of compression socks and always wondered if they worked. Well, I love the colour and I've...

Ultimate Direction Race Vesta hydration vest review

If you're looking for a women's specific hydration vest, then read on! Our reviewer Olivia has found a reasonably priced, super-comfortable female fit hydration vest. Here is her review of the Ultimate Direction Race Vesta 4.0. This article contains affiliate...

Oh My Obelisk race review

Sunday 12th January 2020 saw my first race of the year. I took part in the sell-out, Oh My Obelisk trail race, which is organised by Dawlish Coasters. You leave Dawlish to run up and see the Obelisk and then you make...

Race: A 5K race with added ‘X’ factor

This race review is going to be very different. I don't have many photographs of the race itself, for a reason that will become apparent… In August 2019 in Orlando, my fiancé and I ran the Cypress Cove Labour...

Runderwear review – female running underwear

Finding the right underwear for running can be a difficult task – no one wants to chafe on their long runs. In this Runderwear review, we take a look at three different products from the brand's female running underwear...

Crafty Fox Half Marathon – race review

At the beginning of September I went from a hurricane in Orlando to the hills in Dorset and finally took part in my first-ever White Star Running event, the Crafty Fox Half Marathon. It was a hilly trail half-marathon,...

Ham to Lyme 50K race review

On the 5th July, the fabulous five ran the Ham to Lyme 50K ultramarathon – with the help of Wile E. Coyote, party rings and gin, we ran for the same length of time as an average working day! Over...

About Me

Olivia can usually be found running around the East Devon countryside with her fellow club runners. She has raced all distances from 5K to 50K, but her favourite distance is a half-marathon. Her dream would be to run in races around the world. Olivia is also a Sports Therapist, assisting runners to keep on running.
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