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...is this thing on?

I know, I know – I’ve not blogged for a while!

My blogging game has been poor recently, I’ve simply not been inspired or even when I’ve thought about writing, I’ve simply not felt the topic as I was typing, I’ve lost count how many times I’ve got halfway through a blog and then I don’t like it. 423 more words


Can you spare two minutes to help the homeless?

Please watch this short video explaining why I am running the Great North Run on September 10th 2017 and then… take action!
Please share the video, … 12 more words

From lazy to legging it. (Why I'm running the Great North Run)

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m lazy. Most people are. Why choose the difficult path when there are far easier options available?

I see people climbing mountains, trekking across deserts or rowing across the Atlantic and despite having some admiration for the effort, my overriding feeling is why bother? 1,015 more words

A few successes to share...

Firstly let me apologise for my distinct silence for the last month or so! I’ve been busy working on the NCS programme with a team of 11 wonderful young people (NCS is a government funded programme for 16-17 year olds- Google it for more info, I highly recommend it for all young people, people looking for temp jobs and for charities and community organisations to get involved in!) This was my last time working for NCS after 4 years- more on that to come! 679 more words

Running and me - the beginning.

My decision to run came about in the summer of 2005. I’d always loved sport, both playing and watching, but running had never appealed. At university as President of the Rowing club, I’d dreaded the bridge run (between two bridges near the boathouse and about a mile and half long) in our training. 1,299 more words

My ridiculously bad commitment to running

Being from Newcastle upon Tyne, ever since I was little, I’ve had “finish the Great North Run” on my bucket list. Well, this year in January the draw closed for general entry and my name was among those chosen. 326 more words


Running up that hill

The week was 01.05.17- 07.05.17, my Virtual Running Buddies for the week were Anonymous (27/10/16), Lara, Sue. Thank you so much for your support and joining me on what was an epic running week! 1,274 more words