Good luck for the Great North Run

Good luck for the Great North Run

THIS time last year I was in Newcastle ready to take part in the Great North Run. I was running and raising money for Action for Children, a charity doing some amazing work for young people. It had been a…

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I’m not perfect – thanks for the reminder

I’m not perfect – thanks for the …

WHETHER I am running or studying or writing, I always try to give my best. I work as hard as I possibly can so that I can hopefully achieve my goals, or if I don’t achieve them I can at least…

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Great Eastern Half Marathon training: Week two

Great Eastern Half Marathon training: Week two

ATTENDING the IAAF World Championships in London was an amazing experience, but it caused havoc with my own training. For the ten days of the championship I did very little running. I was too busy enjoying chips, ice cream, popcorn and minstrels…

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Winning tickets to the world athletics championships

Winning tickets to the world athletics championships

GIVING up chocolate to fit into my wedding dress was quite possibly one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Not only did I manage to fit into the dress, but I also won tickets to the world athletics championships. This…

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Training resumes – Great Eastern Half Marathon, week one

Training resumes – Great Eastern Half Marathon, week …

GETTING back into training after a wonderful honeymoon and weeks of wedding planning has been very difficult. I started with a few easy runs, which didn’t feel easy at all, then it was time to step things up. Training for…

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