Month: September 2017

National Fitness Day

Wednesday 27th September, National Fitness Day. A day in the fitness calendar that is marked to encourage the nation to celebrate the fun of fitness and physical activity within the UK. Across the country there will be many activities taking place for everyone –… Continue Reading “National Fitness Day”

Nuclear Blast – 2017

Nuclear Races are known for award winning fun; relentless amounts of mud over undulating terrain with numerous obstacles in between. Nuclear Blast certainly followed suit. After deferring my entry for Nuclear Rush after the London Marathon I returned to have some muddy good fun.… Continue Reading “Nuclear Blast – 2017”

This. Is. Sparta.

Facebook is fantastic about reminding you where you were on this day in the past. And it seems, September seems to be the month that Ross and I take our last break before the busy Christmas period sets in. Sometimes this can be in… Continue Reading “This. Is. Sparta.”

It’s good to walk

Shortly after completing the London Marathon I read a comment made by someone on social media stating “if you walked at any point during the marathon, then you have not run the London Marathon.” Not only did I think this is the most ridiculous… Continue Reading “It’s good to walk”

Running through Grief.

Grief. Such a horrible word. It is something I have not really suffered with before. Yes I grieved the job I lost through redundancy, I have grieved the end of friendships and relationships. But real grief. The grief you feel when you have lost… Continue Reading “Running through Grief.”

Fundraising: Reaching your goal

When I was first offered a space for the London Marathon from the Willow Foundation I had two thoughts. One (the standard) was “how am I going to do this?” The second – “I’m never going to be able to reach my target of… Continue Reading “Fundraising: Reaching your goal”

Running: Berwick-Upon-Tweed

I always like a change of scenery when running. Let’s face it, covering the same routes over and over again can become rather monotonous. So, when I knew I was heading up to Northumberland for a family trip the first thing I did was… Continue Reading “Running: Berwick-Upon-Tweed”