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At What Cost?

I was listening to the Jeremy Vine Show on Radio 2 earlier this week when they were debating whether running was dangerous. If you didn’t hear it then I think it’s available on iplayer.   418 more words

The Great North Run... why?

Hey guys,
So, this current blog post is a little different than any of my previous posts and was heavily influenced by my good friends recent upload explaining why she is completing another fundraising event (go read Crissy’s story here!  771 more words

Get your Great North Run place today!

It’s that time again! The Great North Run ballot has been announced, and congratulations to the fabulous group of Shine supporters who’ll be running in September! 153 more words


Great North Run 2016

The Stephen Carey Fund have been awarded 10 full charity places for this years Great North Run and already we have three of those places spoken for. 61 more words


2016 so far...

Life has gotten a bit crazy in 2016, which means I’ve been slacking a bit on the blog. After our New Years jaunt to Paris, we had a few weeks off before starting a marathon of busy weekends including trips to Austria and Liverpool, which I’ll post about soon. 352 more words

Travel Blog


Well that’s three times I’ve ran now, I’m using the couch to 5k system and so far so good. It was cold tonight and drizzly almost snowing but I decided to feed myself a big cup of “man the hell up” and forced myself out into the wild. 125 more words


It starts

Well I’ve been asked to do the Great North Run so I’ve tried running. Sounds easy? Well no, it isn’t. I’m a 43 year old guy who has lost 12.5 stone in the last year following bariatric surgery and exercise scares the hell outta me. 230 more words