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Progress towards Marafun

Until, I got ill, my training for : was going well. After being unable to run for a month because of having laser eye surgery, my parkrun times started out quite slow but have started to pick up again. I’m hoping that when I’m well, I’ll be able to run Read more…


Fundraising for the Chestnut Appeal

This year, Stuart and I are raising money for the Chestnut Appeal, which supports men with prostate cancer in the south-west. It is an important charity that has funded six nurses and a variety of treatments and equipment.     The events that we are doing: 26th April – Stuart Read more…


Round up of my first week of a crazy year

RunKeeper PB for my fastest average pace in a month of 9:40 min/mile in Jan 2014

2015 is going to be a crazy hectic year as I’ve set so many goals for myself. I’ve already got back to some training, but I can’t train outside on my bike at the moment. I’m also not back to swimming yet, so I’ve been doing a lot of running. One Read more…


Catching up, CrossFit, Ironman Dublin 70.3, Marafun, stir-fry and Santahampton.

Ironman Dublin 70.3 logo.

I’ve been so busy recently that I’ve not had enough time to blog. I hope that I can find more time in 2015 – I think that perhaps I need to be more productive in my lunch breaks. As I’m struggling to find enough time, I’m trying to add more Read more…


Starting my half marathon training

Kale and quinoa stew

Muddy cross-country run or a sociable long run? Decisions, decisions. This morning I had to choose between doing a cross-country race or a long run with other people who are training for Southampton Half Marathon. Although the weather forecast was good, I decided to avoid the cross-country race. My chest Read more…