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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...

Running Grand Prix – Oulton Park Half Marathon

Running Grand Prix – Oulton Park Half Marathon

Here we are in December and my final Half Marathon in this crazy year of trying to run twelve half marathons in twelve months. We ran a Half Marathon around Oulton Park back in February, unfortunately, during the race, I had to withdraw due to ill health, but this...

Update on My Seizures

Update on My Seizures

As we approach my last half marathon for the year and my 2018 challenge comes to an end, I thought I would give you all an update on how I am getting on with my seizures. To recap, at the start of the year I suddenly started to have seizures, these at the time looked...

An honest review of AfterShokz TREKZ Air Headphones

An honest review of AfterShokz TREKZ Air Headphones

I was on the lookout for a new set of headphones so I could use music as a distraction, not only for running but other fitness activities too.  I must admit when I first started running, I wouldn't go anywhere without music, but then I got to a stage where I just...

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