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Better Together

I took part in a community fundraising event this weekend.

It was a very “villagey” affair – a performance, on stage, of all of the contributed articles that make up our local Tipton Times bi-monthly newsletter. 381 more words


The long and the short of it

The short

So I’m starting this blog as I’ve signed up to run the Edinburgh Marathon 2015 and I want to have a record of this time. 830 more words

Edinburgh Marathon

Olde York, Olde York ... so good we ate there twice

I have signed up to do the EMF Edinburgh Marathon in May 2015 which will satisfy the feeling in my gut that I should do one before I hit fifty. 631 more words

Looking back at 2014

At the start of the year, I planned to do one or two races per month for all of 2014. I originally started the year fundraising for… 434 more words

Relationship with running...

Apart from the odd egg & spoon race and obstacle races the first running event I took part in was aged 11, the 800m race at sports day. 250 more words

A Year as a Tyne Bridge Harrier - Prologue

Running has not always been an important part of my life. My first race as an adult was the Great North Run in 2002. Some friends had run it the previous year and inspired me to take part – entering the race didn’t seem to be too much of a problem (unlike the ballot of today) and in the months before the race, I, like many other novice runners took to the road and built up some of the necessary miles to make the half marathon run bearable if nothing else. 319 more words


A marathon debate

“Everyone who is rejected by the London Marathon is guaranteed a place in either the Edinburgh or Brighton marathons.” ┬áThat’s how the conversation started. 146 more words