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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. 2,200 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


A little surprised...

It’s been a week of mixed emotions.

Tuesday- dissertation mark returned. It was a brilliant mark but I can’t help thinking a WHOLE year of super hard work deserves a bit more credit but I did it and did it good! 343 more words

Everybody's on the Run

I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since I last blogged..how terrible!

Having sat the first GP exam, which was the next item on my checklist…I’ll admit, I’ve been feeling both exhausted and lazy over the past few days. 150 more words


Great North Run and other goals for 2017.

Its been around since 1981 and has became the biggest half marathon in the world in the last 26 years. With 40-50,000 showing up every year the atmosphere at the start line is nothing short of spectacular. 826 more words



It’s now just under two weeks until I take my running to the next level as I take on the Leeds half marathon, I have a confession to make though, I’ve actually attempted a half marathon before. 951 more words