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The Great North Run 2019

The Great North Run 2019

Sunday 8th September was the 39th Great North Run and number 4 for me. Since Gayle and I started running the GNR, we have looked forward to it each year. After running it for our first year, we were offered and took out a membership so that we were guaranteed a place...

Looking forward to the Llandudno 5K

Looking forward to the Llandudno 5K

It's now only a few days until the Llandudno East 5K and I am really looking forward to it! The weather for Saturday is looking alright and I am really hoping to get a PB on this run. Will I be able to get my target goal of 27-minutes? I'm not too sure, but I will...

Llandudno Easter 5k Race Entered

Llandudno Easter 5k Race Entered

I have entered the the Llandudno Easter 5k Race. I really want to use this race to see if I can push through to get a sub 27 time.

Vitality Big Half 2019

Vitality Big Half 2019

This is the second year that this race has been held and, apart from the weather on the day, it was a really good race. Last year, the "Beast from the East" descended on the country and dumped a load of snow a few days before. This caused a lot of problems for people...

Vitality Big Half – New Personal Best

Vitality Big Half – New Personal Best

This is just a quick post from the finish of this year's Vitality Big Half. After twelve months of illness, I feel that I'm now back to my old self. This was confirmed today when I got a personal best in the 2019 Vitality Big Half. It was quite a tough race,...

My Shin is Getting Better!

My Shin is Getting Better!

After injuring my ankle/shin during my last half marathon in December, I have been hobbling around, resting it as much as possible. I finally took Gayle's advice and booked an appointment with both my Podiatrist and Sports Physio to take a look at the problem for me....

Physio Day!!!

Physio Day!!!

Since my last half marathon on the 2nd December, I have really been struggling with my right ankle/shin. It has been really quite painful, to the point that I could not weight bear on it at first. On Friday I paid a visit to Willaston Sports Physio and had a...

Warning: Injured Runner!

Warning: Injured Runner!

It's been a week since my last Half Marathon where I injured my right leg/ankle. While I was running around Oulton Park I felt something snap in my leg but carried on.  It was tough at the time but I still managed to get across the finish line.  The pain was...

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