Running Through Grief – a Personal Story on How Marathon Training Helped with Loss

Many people get told the fantastic news that they’ve got into the London Marathon, and in 2017 I was one of those lucky people. When you are weighed down with loss it’s incredibly hard to get your trainers on and go running. However, I truly believe that my marathon place helped me with my physical and mental health and finding a crucial sense of purpose.

Claire’s Personal Story

Watch a preview taken from an interview with Active Devon’s Claire Beney, where she shares her personal story about how running helped her through the loss of her dear dad.

You can also listen to the podcast Running For Good Mental Health: A Personal Story or read the accompanying story of how physical activity can help with mental health and grief.