One calendar Month to go….

So, today marks one calendar month until London! So what do I do? Go out for my run and twist my ankle within the first 5 minutes!!! What an idiot! After years of playing basketball and twisting my ankle frequently,…

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WIn Lexie Sport Shorts

The competition to win a pair of Veronica Shorts, kindly donated by Lexie Sport is on.   All you have to do is donate to my justgiving page. It can be a donation as small as you like, and then…

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5 weeks to go….

Wow, it seems like a long time since I last blogged, and double wow for the fact it is now only 5 weeks until the Virgin Money London Marathon. I have moments of feeling nervous, and some feeling excited, but…

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Lexie Sport Giveaway – Raising funds for MNDA

One of the reasons I wanted to run a marathon was to raise money and awareness for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal…

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7 Weeks to go…..

I was so excited about being off work last week, as I thought that meant I would be able to blog a bit more, covering all the topics I often think about, but then forget when I sit down to…

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Brighton Half Marathon 2014

Sunday saw me hit the half way mark of my training programme. I can not believe that it is only 8 weeks until I run my first marathon. Scary! As part of my training programme I took part in the…

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Longest run EVER…..

So, as I predicted in my last post, things are going to get tough now, and Sunday’s long run certainly lived up to this. The positive was that I ran the furthest I have ever run, completing 13.5 miles, but…

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For my Dad …..

Tomorrow would have been my dad’s 65th birthday. Motor Neurone disease is a cruel disease that takes our loved ones far too early! There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think about my dad, and I miss…

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12 weeks to go….

I can’t quite believe that I have now completed a whole month of marathon training, and I am pleased to report that I have not missed one run, AND I am still enjoying it. This is probably because all of…

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Week 3 complete

The alarm went off at 6.15am on a SATURDAY!! Normally I would not be happy, but actually it wasn’t so bad! I got up early as I wanted to try and have breakfast before my run, but as I wanted…

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