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Everyone likes winning.

I frequently deny that it’s all about the winning, purely because I spend a lot of time not winning.

Because in any competition there can only be one winner – so that means for every one winner there are many non-winners. 304 more words

The Captains Cabin

Lifeboat- the Great North Passion poem



A Poem for the Great North Passion.

by Kate Fox with input from the Poetry Choir of South Shields Community School

Broadcast on BBC1 on Good Friday 2014… 381 more words

My Workout

I ran with MapMyWalk! Distance: 2.81km, time: 20:29, pace: 7:17min/km, speed: 8.24km/h.

And to think I almost didn’t go today! That felt amazing. Had a 1 min walking break at 1.81km but apart from that I ran the whole thing. I’m so happy!


The One Where I Reminisce Before London ...

As I approach the final few days before the London Marathon, my mind has been busy. A lot of my thoughts have involved complex toilet calculations, last minute spray tan appointments and a crippling fear of looking fat in photographs and not being able to untag them on Facebook before everyone on my friend list has seen them. 507 more words

HG Running

Train. Run. Repeat… Get Marathon-Ready in 2014

Tuesday 8th April 2014

Few things are more inspiring than watching thousands of dedicated athletes determined to complete the seemingly impossible feat of running 26 miles in one fell swoop. 775 more words


SC-2: Back in the Routine

Name: Simon Cook Age: 22 Height: 6’0 Weight: 14st 6lbs
Running Ability: Amateur. Run on a fairly regular basis but with no real structure. 737 more words

GNR 2014

Local fundraiser runs for Children’s Hospice #hospicerunners

This September a local man will be joining over 55,000 runners on start line at the world’s biggest half marathon and he will be running in aid of Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice. 551 more words

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