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Going into meltdown after the GNR

AFTER the Great North Run, my body has gone into meltdown. During the race, I developed a blood blister on my foot, which is still throbbing eight days later. 532 more words


10 Things I Learnt From My Second Half Marathon

It’s no secret that my first marathon was awful. Every thing that could go wrong, did. I hadn’t trained properly due to injury and grief, and I was woefully under prepared both mentally and physically to tackle the distance.Blisters, chafing, tears, you name it, I encountered it on the 13.1 mile course. 581 more words


The Great North Blog 

Well take that bucket list and cross another thing off. A hot, hilly and simply awesome half marathon, the Great North Run. All the excitement of the worlds biggest road race, the buzz of all the TV coverage and celebrity runners, it’s just like London but without the distance. 1,336 more words

Ladies Of A Certain Age

Great North Run Half Marathon

I hate the Great North Run !!


Because I LOVE the Great North Run !

Makes no sense right but if you run it then maybe it does. 569 more words



So its now been 3 days since the Great North Run and I am only just realising what I did. Before Sunday I had never managed to get anywhere near 13.1 miles when running and now I cannot wait to do it again. 114 more words

A great weekend at the Great North Run, even if the pacing wasn't quite perfect

I did it! I took part in the world’s biggest half marathon, raising money for Action for Children.

It was a fantastic day. The atmosphere was amazing, with thousands of people running for charity or in memory of loved ones. 1,080 more words