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Great North Run - 9 weeks away.

The Great North Run is one of those iconic runs that I have watched on TV for years without having one moment when I thought that I would like to run it. 377 more words


Heading to the North East

FOR a while I’ve been thinking of entering a half marathon. I wanted to race in the early autumn, but I’ve been struggling to decide which one to target. 444 more words


Run Run as long as you can!

Distance, Time or Speed..???

Time won this week .. 1 hour and 12 minutes of running .. in the rain… it felt great! However my daughter didn’t think so judging by her thumbs down in the photo!! 51 more words

#12 back in action

So I’ve just finished my PGCE – I am now a fully qualified teacher! I have also just finished renovating my garden, ripping down the old lean to and putting a lovely new one up.   70 more words

Half Marathon

Flaming June Again

Since we’re in the middle of a modest heatwave I thought “Flaming June” would be a good title for a blog post. Until a few years ago I always thought that “Flaming June” was some sort of folk expression or quotation from a poem, but it is instead the title of this… 1,128 more words


Life Is Tough, But So Am I

Well, it’s been quite some time since my last blog post. Some people have said they’ve enjoyed reading my blog (including my Aunt, which is a lovely surprise!) and wondered when I would post again. 890 more words

My First Great North Run

So for my next blog entry, I have decided to cut to the chase to what was my biggest challenge since starting running, the Great North Run last year on 13th September 2015. 767 more words