Last year we ran our first set of virtual run/walks to tie in with baby loss and sudden infant death awareness week. Over October we had a fantastic 110 runners take part in the event raising over £1000 for Kicks Count and Tommy’s This year the donations will continue to go to Kicks Count who […]Read more "UK Baby Loss and Sudden Infant Death Awareness Week 2018 – Virtual Run/Walk"
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)"
Since I had embarked on my triathlon journey at the start of this year the one triathlon I had signed up to that I was dreading was this one. Not that it isn’t amazingly well organised by Carlisle Tri Club that is. I was just dreading the 500m pool swim. I’d watched the event for […]Read more "TRI AGAIN – CARLISLE TRI CLUB TRIATHLON REVIEW (2nd August 2015)"
As David Bowie once uttered c-c-c-c-c-c-changes are afoot on the blog. Nothing major, I’m just trying to make it look a bit more user friendly. So you may notice a few additional pages at the top of the blog: Notably, there is now a product review, book review, fundraising and contact me page. Hopefully this […]Read more "C-C-C-C-C-Changes"
So, having pledged to raise money for Cure Rett throughout 2015 the over-riding questions I get off people are a) What is (or who are) Cure Rett and b) What is Rett syndrome? I’ll be honest, until the start of this year I hadn’t heard of Rett syndrome. It’s obvious that there needs to be […]Read more "Raising awareness for Cure Rett and Rett syndrome"
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"