When Lisa at Cure Rett first proposed representing the charity at the London Triathlon I immediately got myself signed up. Although the thought of how I was going to get my bike and luggage through London to the Excel Centre never once crossed my mind. For those looking to do it in the future there […]Read more "Tri-Tri Again. London Triathlon Review (8th August)"
The Urban Trail Race 10k was yet again another evening race but luckily this one was a little closer to home…2 miles to be exact. The run was to start at 6:45pm from outside of the Cathedral and, after a brief jaunt on the roads from the Cathedral up to the Millennium bridge, was set […]Read more "Sport In Action Urban Trail Race 10k Review (Wednesday 20th May 2015)"
So, here I was just sitting minding my own business sitting with my nearly 8 week old daughter in my arms when a programme came on tv called Saints and Scroungers. If you’ve never seen it before the premise is simple. Matt Allwright (from Rogue Traders/Watchdog fame) tells us the story of some people ripping […]Read more "CURE RETT"
I’m not a major fan of obstacle runs. But it was nice to sign up to another event where I could also travel down to see my cousin. We’d done the Zombie run together a couple of years ago and the Spartan Run was in exactly the same place. So, we got to catch up, […]Read more "AROO!!!! (Spartan Run – 31st August 2014) – Running, Training, Injuries and Fund-raising"
It was 6am in the morning and it was very, very early. In an hour and forty five minutes we would be setting off for a 50k walk from Putney to Runnymede where I was raising money for Children with Cancer http://www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk/ and my friend Mike was raising money for Make a Wish http://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/. Once we’d […]Read more "THE THAMES PATH CHALLENGE (50K) 2012"
“Yes sir you have the bridal suite tonight.” My first reaction on arriving at the Villaggio hotel in Warrington and hearing this was one of bewilderment for sure. The only action the bridal suite was getting that night was that of a 32 year old nerd eating crisps and watching Doctor Who. But enough of […]Read more "WARRINGTON HALF MARATHON (SEPTEMBER 9th)"
After Total Warrior I jumped on a train to York in preparation for the Jane Tomlinson Run 4 All 10k. The journey down was long and hot and on the changeover at Leeds I ended up on a train sitting opposite a couple who were listing all of their relatives that had died (bit grim […]Read more "AUGUST WEEKEND DOUBLE HEADER – RUN 2. JANE TOMLINSON RUN FOR ALL YORK 10K SUNDAY AUGUST 5th"