For those who need a little sartorial encouragement to sign up to We Own the Night 2014, just take a look at the pretty race medal designed by Alex Monroe that awaits you at the finish line. The dainty three disc pendant features bronze, silver and gold discs, each engraved with a Nike memento. Unlike traditional race medals on thick ribbon, the chain is pretty enough to wear everyday, reminding you of your great achievement and a brilliant night. Presented in a Liberty print box, the necklace goes on display at Nike stores on Monday 7
Have you always been a keen runner or is this a new hobby?
Im a big cyclist but I wanted to vary the exercise I do so I started running. Now, Id say I run about 10k once a week. Having a cottage in the middle of the forest in the Suffolk countryside is the perfect running track.
What do you love about running?
Ive spent the last three years writing my book, so needless to say Ive spent a lot of time sitting in a chair hunched over a computer writing at the weekends and sometimes you just grind to a holt. Nowadays, Ill stop working for half an hour or so, go for a run, fill my lungs with air and come back with a fresh mind and a head full of creative ideas. I guess s well as general health and fitness; I started running to become more efficient at work.
How does running inspire your writing?
I find it amazing how good excise can help to inspire you and make you more productive. It de-clutters the mind and focuses you on what you really want to create and achieve.
Do you run to music?
If Im in the countr More