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My run for the National Autistic Society (NAS) in the Great Yorkshire Run 2014.

I’m on the start line, feel ok but whatever happens I’m running for the National Autistic Society today in the Great North Run. 6000 fellow runners, yes I’m nervous but I’m ready come on let’s go (never had any patience). 12 more words

@ShineUKCharity runners part of #GNRMillion celebrations @Great_Run

With the race organisers marking their one millionth runner, the 2014 Great North Run promised to be a memorable race. This was the first IAAF event to reach such an incredible achievement. 560 more words


Eight ways my Great North Run symbolised depression

So I did it! 13.1 miles of Tyneside tarmac in 2 hours 30 minutes; all while dressed as a nine-foot black dog. I won’t say I enjoyed it but I will say I’m happy with the result. 1,619 more words

Mental Health

Run, eat, sleep, work, repeat

Training is going well. I’m getting faster, fitter and also lighter. Still plugging away at a fairly standard sub4 marathon plan, and trying to eat sensibly. 233 more words