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My run for the NSPCC in the Great North Run 2015

The pain in my back was strange, it felt like a hot poker being plunged into my body; not sure where that came from but it made my run last night tough. 750 more words


My run for the NSPCC in the Great North Run 2015

Only 43 days to the first of my two half marathons for this year. Not really sure how the training is going, the stats seem to suggest I’m doing well but I don’t feel like that inside. 287 more words


Early mornings

My morning run was quite a bit of fun.  I headed out the door as the husband left for work and thought I would go for a quick mile.   61 more words


(Not So) Great North Run 2015

My parents live (and I grew up) about 300 metres from the finish line of the Great North Run.  Every year our street gets taken over by runners’ cars crammed into every available space and if we haven’t parked our car by lunchtime on the day before the race then we’ve got no chance and having it anywhere near the house. 285 more words

Great North Run 2015

I’ve been lucky enough to secure a ballot entry place to the Bupa Great North Run.

I must admit, my running hasn’t been as regular as recent years. 66 more words


My run for the NSPCC in the Great North Run 2015

My job occasionally brings me into contact with certain aspects of the UK care sector and through certain channels I keep up to date with events that happen in that particular environment. 510 more words


Thinking of running a half-marathon for a mental health charity? 'Just do it'!

The following is a recent interview with mental health charity Mind about my experiences of training and running for a half-marathon. 

Why did you decide to run the Great North Run for Mind? 1,072 more words
Mental Health