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And it’s a NO for me

London Marathon rejection magazine 2017

Another year and another rejection in the London Marathon ballot. Maybe one day, I’ll get a Good For Age place, but that would take a lot of training as I would need to be able to maintain a 5:19km. I really enjoyed running Southampton Marathon earlier this year, but think Read more…


Did you get a place in London Marathon?

I had to go out and run some errands today, but as my hybrid is currently stuck behind a couple of old sofas in my garage, I had the choice of driving or walking. The devil on my shoulder said that it was cold and I’d enjoy singing along to Read more…


My 2015 race/event awards

Winning pairs at Brutal 10 Enduro

This year has been hectic. I’ve taken part in a wider range of events than in any previous year. I’ve completed single and multisport events and gone further and faster than previously. I even won a race! Without further ado, here are my 2015 race awards… drum roll, please… Most Read more…


In other news…

I have been so busy recently with work and training that I’ve not had as much any time for blogging? The new parkrun milestone t-shirts should be arriving soon. I’ve volunteered loads, so I’ll immediately be eligible for one of the purple ones: I’ve also managed to fit in a Read more…


ABP Southampton Half Marathon

Southampton half

I didn’t run as much as I’d planned to in Japan. In fact, my running was limited to the running tour that we did in Tokyo at the very start of our trip. Since returning, I’ve struggled with jet lag and laryngitis, so I was a little apprehensive about doing 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…


Ginger Girl Running: “Make the most of all opportunities.”

Teri is one of my friends who is training for her first marathon and blogging about the experience: http://gingergirlrunning.wordpress.com/ •    Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a 40-something mum of 2 small children and I love to run. I also swim and cycle, taking Read more…