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2017 – not all bad!

Happy New Year to one an all! As we start a new year I look back on 2017 with great fondness even though the end of the year didn't quite turn out the way I would have liked, there were so many other things that made it marvellous. The beginning of the...

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Tough pill to swallow

  I always try with my posts whether on Twitter, FB, Instagram or my blog to remain positive and upbeat, but to be quite honest at the moment I'm feeling far from positive, in fact I feel as though a huge chunk of who and what I am has been ripped...

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My charities need your support

On 7th September 2017 I set out to get a new world record, but unfortunately my body had other ideas. I can say without doubt that I gave it my all. The vastness of this country is magnificent, and it was a real privilege to have actually run though it....

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Loosing the will to live!

Oh my goodness today I felt the same as I look in this picture!  not knackered I have just lost the will to live during one of my many long runs I have to do on a weekly basis.  I'm sure everyone gets to this stage in training where quite...

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Panic, weight-loss & training

Over the last few weeks I have had a few panic attacks about my run across America that kicks off on the 7th September - just over 2 months. Sometimes they are during a training session but mostly I wake up during the night worrying about things that on the...

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Welcome to 2017 and farewell 2016

Welcome to 2017 this is going to be a marvellous year, I turn 55 and all going well in September I will be running across America. 2016 wasn't exactly the best year for me in terms of running but on the positive side it has given my joints a proper rest...

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Training outside – Marvellous!

Becky & I on the return leg of the Spartathlon 2015 I'm absolutely loving being able to finally train outside, even if it is on a bike! But I don't care, the feeling of being outdoors rather than stuck in a gym is the best feeling in the world. Rehab continues to...

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Rehab – the saga continues!

Practicing our Yoga moves!! The last few weeks have been a real emotional rollercoaster.  Trying to get back up and running and things not exactly going to plan made me feel as though I had the weight of a mountain on my shoulders.  Each night I wake up in the early...

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