Great North Run – three weeks to go

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…

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The Running Week and Olympic dreams

The Running Week and Olympic dreams

STAYING up to watch the Olympics meant I had a few late nights last week. On Saturday I didn’t go to bed until 4am (technically Sunday). I haven’t seen 4am since the nineteen nineties. The late Olympic nights are starting to take…

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Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running

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…

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The Running Week – 1st to 7th August

The Running Week – 1st to 7th August

I CAN’T believe it’s August already. Where’s the summer going? I’m determined to make the most of the warm weather and light evenings, so much so that I’ve spent most of the week outside. And I’m pleased to say that…

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Great North Run – five weeks to go

Great North Run – five weeks to go

THERE’S nothing better than getting your long run out of the way first thing on a Sunday morning. By 11am I’d done 13.1 miles in one hour forty-eight. This was a minute and a half slower than last week’s run,…

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