Quote Of The Day
“It feels quite serendipitous for me to come full circle and pick up racing on the world stage at the stadium where it all started as a senior athlete. … On my darkest days I used to question more if I would get back to the times I have run and until last year I probably had reduced my belief, but I have grown as a person in life and now I have learnt what gives me strength. I had to learn to walk again as I had no signal to my feet and when I saw that progress and how amazing my body was, I believed I would be back running again.”
– UK 5,000 champ Steph Twell talking about returning to race in Beijing, where she started her career running as a 19-year-old at the 2008 Olympics. This is her first national team in 5 years as she has struggled to get back to the top after fracturing her ankle in three places during a XC race in 2011.
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