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A little plea for your help...

In September I will be running the Great North Run (a half marathon in Newcastle) to raise money for the St Aubyn Centre in memory of a good friend of mine, Charlotte. 555 more words


The long run.....

Sundays are my long run days, so this morning I ventured out on my scheduled long run. I was feeling quite nervous today as I was planning my furthest distance to date… I was also planning to use energy gels for the first time and wasn’t sure how this would sit on my tummy, another reason for some pre race nerves. 742 more words


My run for the NSPCC in the Great North Run 2015

Quick update on the running, and with the help of my running buddies we managed 11k last night and in all honesty we could have done more. 236 more words


Event 5 - Great North 10k

Well it has been a while since we’ve been back in training and attending events. Following the Duathalon we both found it incredibly hard to get the motivation to keep going and as the Great North 10k drew closer we knew it was time to get out and start pounding the pavements again. 242 more words

My new best friend!!

Let me introduce you to my new best friend….

This is my foam roller also known as a muscle mauler.

The biggest problem I’ve suffered whilst training for the half marathon is my tight calves. 234 more words


Virtually Fabulous

There are many things in life for which a ‘first’ is rather memorable. First kiss. First car. First time you’re the only person in a cinema screening (I confess for me, when it became apparent that there were to be no other cinephiles attending the 6pm showing of… 954 more words


But my comfort zone is so comfortable...

Oh, the bliss of a weekend at home! Which isn’t to say the past two weekends, out and about seeing friends, at weddings, having fun, haven’t been brilliant. 926 more words