Going into meltdown after the GNR
Great North Run

Going into meltdown after the GNR

AFTER the Great North Run, my body has gone into meltdown. During the race, I developed a blood blister on my foot, which is still throbbing eight days later. Then the day after the race, I developed a huge cold sore on my face.…

View Post
A great weekend at the Great North Run, even if the pacing wasn’t quite perfect
Great North Run

A great weekend at the Great North …

I did it! I took part in the world’s biggest half marathon, raising money for Action for Children. It was a fantastic day. The atmosphere was amazing, with thousands of people running for charity or in memory of loved ones.…

View Post
Great North Run – three weeks to go
Great North Run

Great North Run – three weeks to go

THE Great North Run is only three weeks away, so now’s the time to start thinking of my race day plans. I have a running vest, kindly supplied by Action for Children. I need to start wearing this for some…

View Post
Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running
Uncategorized

Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running

IT’S two years since I launched my blog. Well, it’s actually two years and one month. The blogging birthday was in July, but with our holiday and my birthday celebrations, I completely forgot. When I realised, I was rather chuffed. For…

View Post
The GNR – only six weeks to go
Charity

The GNR – only six weeks to go

THE Great North Run takes place six weeks today. The clock is ticking. I’m not sure I will be fit enough to challenge my personal best (1 hr 36), but I am confident I’ll be able to survive the race and raise…

View Post