Thinking of Laura

Thinking of Laura

Yesterday morning, I received the incredibly sad news that a friend from school had died in a car accident. Laura was 37, had recently got married and was expecting a baby boy. She had so much to look forward to, but on Monday…

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Good luck Mr Wells

Good luck Mr Wells

THIS weekend’s blog post is all about this man. Chris, my fiancé, is running the Florence Marathon. Here he is supporting me at this year’s Great North Run. Tomorrow, I will be supporting him as he takes on the 26.2…

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Up and at ’em

Up and at ’em

I WAS up and at ’em yesterday morning for my first parkrun in eight months. I’m not really sure what came over me, but I bounced out of bed and drove to Pontefract with Chris, determined to find out what…

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Take the C off chips and what do you get!

Take the C off chips and what …

Take the C off chips and what do you get? Hips. And mine are getting bigger. I’m still weighing in at a healthy nine stone 10, which is eight pounds more than I should be. I’ve been training a lot, and when…

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Hoping the plan comes together

Hoping the plan comes together

IN all my years of running I’ve never had a training schedule. I’ve always made it up as I go: hills one night, speed the next, a bit of tempo here, a threshold there. I’ve tagged onto other people’s training,…

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