Sue is a passionate trail runner, cyclist and hiker.
During this episode Sue shares more about her life, the challenges she has faced as she entered her 50th decade as well as her goal to remain fit, active and healthy for the next 30 years. Sue is a lover of the outdoors and the natural world. She enjoys taking part in a variety of different adventures and challenges; from learning how to swim, taking on her first triathlon, running her first marathon and ultra marathon.
During this podcast, Sue shares more about her role models, her motivation and why she decided to apply for the Adventure Queen Grant in 2017. Sue talks in details about her fears, and dreams and what she learnt from taking on a 1,300 mile human powered journey through the mountains along the spine of the Alps.
There are lots of top tips and advice which will motivate and inspire you, to get fit and active and to spend more time outdoors.
New episodes of the Tough Girl Podcast go live every Tuesday and Thursday at 7am UK time - Make sure you hit the subscribe button so you don’t miss out.
The Tough Girl Podcast is sponsorship and ad free thanks to the monthly financial support of patrons. To find out more about supporting your favourite podcast and becoming a patron please check out www.patreon.com/toughgirlpodcast.
Listen to Sue Now!
Click here if you can't see the link below.
Who is Sue and what she loves
The challenges of her 50th decade
Her current focus for mid lift
Wanting to keep active and healthy, and age well
Growing up in the 1960s
Building resilience at a young age
Being inspired by teacher and her parents
Playing hockey for over 40 years
Having the freedom to play and explore
Team GB winning the gold medal in hockey
Motherhood and having 2 daughters
Wanting to give her children opportunities
Reading about Rosie Swale Pope - A little run around the world
Needing to put herself first
Taking on a new challenge every year
Going to the SW Outdoors Festival
Meeting - Anna McNuff
Winning the Adventure Queens Grant in 2017
Advice for how to priorities yourself
Committing the idea down to paper
The mother daughter relationship
Adapting the trails to suit their plan and abilities
Spending quality time with your mum
Creating magical memories
Fears and concerns before heading out to the Alps
Meeting armed police in the mountains
What a typical week of fitness looks like
The Tough Girl - March Daily Mile Challenge with Inov-8
Trial Running Magazine - Run 1,000 miles Community
Country Walking Magazine - Walk 1000 miles throughout the year
Struggling for motivation in February
Month long challenges….
Training her family…
The importance of a community
Find Sue on line and follow along with her journey
Find words of advice
Adventure Queens - A UK based, not-for-profit women’s adventure community – set up with the aim of delicately bringing down the barriers that prevent women from going on outdoor adventures and realising their full potential. Free to join, highly accessible and completely inclusive for anyone that identifies as a womxn.
Website - adventurequeens.co.uk
Listen To Anna McNuff on the Tough Girl Podcast
Anna McNuff - Running 2,300+ miles through Great Britain barefoot!
Anna McNuff - Adventurer, Speaker & Mischief Maker!
Feeling inspired week after week?
You can do 3 easy things to help me continue to grow the podcast!
Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes, so you won’t miss a single episode
If you’re loving the podcast, please leave a 5-star review on iTunes! I read every single comment!
Share the podcast with your friends, especially if you think it could help them, and spread the #ToughGirlPodcast love.
Your support helps me continue to grow the podcast and do inspiring things in this space! Already done all 3? You’re a rockstar! Thank you!
Want to do more?
Please become a Patron and donate US$5 a month to help fund the runnings costs. Thank you.