I awoke on the day of the inaugural Cross Border Challenge run from Gretna to Carlisle (http://www.crossborderchallenge.gbevents.net) a little apprehensive. I’m always nervous when I haven’t run a route before but then I’m a pretty nervous runner when I think about it. Breakfast consisted of scrambled egg followed by some Weetabix and then a wait […]Read more "The Great Scotland Escape (Cross Border Challenge)"
BUPA GREAT NORTH RUN 10K – GATESHEAD (22 JULY 2012).Read more "BUPA GREAT NORTH RUN 10K – GATESHEAD (22 JULY 2012)"
0830 – 0930 I had finally left the miserable confines of The Swallow Gateshead Hotel to make my trip to Gateshead International Stadium. Surprisingly I arrived at the stadium within 15 minutes so I was officially two hours early for the run. Luckily, because I was so early I got first pick of the portaloos […]Read more "BUPA GREAT NORTH RUN 10K – GATESHEAD (22 JULY 2012)"
So, I arrived at Newcastle on a sunny Saturday afternoon after a very hot and stuffy train ride. I sneezed a lot during the trip down and the reason why was revealed 5 minutes before the end of the journey when a small dog appeared at my feet from under the seats in front. Damn […]Read more "GATESHEAD – The build up to The BUPA Great North Run 10k (July 2012)"
Fitter – Faster – Stronger – Thinner!!!.Read more "Fitter – Faster – Stronger – Thinner!!!"
So, to catch up with everything, I’d like to talk a bit about my training in June. This was primarily an indicator of how fit I was before I started the first of at least seven planned runs from July to October. The runs are specifically to raise funds for Families Against Neuroblastoma (http://www.familiesagainstneuroblastoma.org/) and […]Read more "Fitter – Faster – Stronger – Thinner!!!"
Raising Awareness for Neuroblastoma.Read more "Raising Awareness for Neuroblastoma"