Tags » Great North Run

Craghead cross country

Yesterday I got lost – and ended in a river, sorry streamlet, crossing it carrying my bike. I expected, again, that I would wake up feeling muscles that I had forgotten I had but I didn’t. 214 more words

My run for the NAS AND NSPCC 

It was going to happen sooner or later. The warm up wasn’t good, the mind full of doubt, the words of the physio ringing in my ears “look at doing something else other than running”, then the countdown on the running app ringing in my ears 5,4…. 789 more words


Inspiration: 'Blind' Dave Heeley

This article was written in Spring 2015.

Three words to describe ‘Blind’ Dave Heeley are: inspirational, modest, and adventurous.

Dave is a keen, ultra-runner and the first blind person to complete seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. 872 more words

Lifestyle And Thoughts

Team Shine at the Great North Run

This year’s Great North Run took place on 13 September. Through warm weather and a buzzing atmosphere, Team Shine’s 16 runners completed the race with a very respectable average time of 02:24:33! 176 more words


Great North Run Poem

I liked watching the Great North Run,

it was super fun!

Watching the Red Arrows in the sky,

with smoke blue and red dye;

eating ice creams in the sun, 7 more words


Marathon hopes (which are probably in vain)

If you had told me a couple of years ago that I would be sitting here now nervously waiting to hear if I have won a place on the London Marathon I would have laughed at you. 316 more words

Great North Run

Great North Run 2015

10 days ago something rather exciting happened – I ran a half marathon! After waiting 6 months, 60 runs and 250 miles September 13th (thank goodness it wasn’t a Friday!!) was finally here and it was Great North Run day! 1,515 more words

Great North Run