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Charity gig night!

For my final big fundraising push a charity gig night was held live in my living room! Local musician Gary Osborne kindly offered to perform and family and friends were invited to attend the event at £5 a ticket. 521 more words



In my last blog post I talked about how my shin splints were persisting and my training plan was pretty much out of the window with me concentrating on my recovery. 538 more words


Another work cake sale!

After the Christmas festivities I knew a lot of my work colleagues were either on a diet of some sort or getting fit for the New Year. 485 more words


My Story Part 1: the Day I Fell Ill

Meet 19-year-old me:

It’s 1999. 19-year old me is on my gap year in Australia and 100% focused on excitement, adventure and meeting boys! 19-year old me is having an absolute blast. 3,859 more words

Festive fundraising!

December has really been an excellent month for fundraising! I announced in my last blog post that I now have a partnership with TredFlex as my exclusive corporate sponsorship and they have donated £350 to the cause (they also currently have a sale on, 25% off their whole range so check it out… 491 more words


Danny's story...

The following presentation was written and delivered by Danny Sweatman at a Meningitis Research Foundation symposium earlier this year, outlining his story in remembrance of Joe and Ryan. 3,467 more words


Month off

In my last blog post I mentioned that I had suffered a slight calf strain. This happened when I was enjoying a lovely wet run around Brixworth Country Park on mile 6 with only 700 metres left of the circuit.  708 more words