Becca Burns

I’m Becca and I’m a London Based runner. I started running in May 2016 to deal with stress and anxiety. I find running makes me happy, lifts my spirits and gives me a chance to relax. I ran my first half marathon in June 2017 and became hooked on the distance- half marathon is my favourite distance to run. 10 months later i went on to run my first marathon, the London Marathon which is one of my proudest achievements. I love to run and travel, I’ve never been to Finland and i am so excited to run Helsinki!

5 favourite things about running:

Running with friends
The way running makes me feel
Using running to explore new places
Post run snacks!
5 least favourite things about running:
running in the wind/rain
the amount of kit washing you have to do!
missing a run
I can’t think of another!
Favourite workout:

Beyond running i love crossfit!


What I’m expecting from Helsinki Half Marathon:
I would really like to better my half marathon PB (currently 1:43) but most importantly i want to enjoy my first international half marathon!

My personal records:
Half Marathon: 1:43 Marathon: 4:26 10km: 47:29


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