Highs and Lows

Like life, running is often about highs and lows. June was a very emotionally mixed month for me. The month started with the Hull Half. This was the first of the races I had won free entry for with the Run For All competition. Yes it was only a week after the RnR Liverpool weekend […]

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Taking the opportunity

I love to enter competitions and giveaways as some of you might know, especially the Team Tedious lads. I’ve been lucky in the past, and on May 1st I won another competition with an amazing prize. The prize, well….. Beer! (Isotonic, non alcoholic) from Erdinger alkoholfrei, along with £200 of their sports clothing. Also free entry […]

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Finish Lines Not Finish Times

Crossing the finish line in last place and I was loving it. Sounds strange doesn’t it? Especially after coming 7th in last year’s race. But that’s what happened to me at my last race, the Stockton Duathlon. I luckily won two free places for the duathlon a few weeks before it took place. I asked […]

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Running is my therapy

When I finally got some sort of control of my mental health, I always had it in the back of mind that I could go back to that dark place. Something I definitely don’t want. Certain things can easily change my mood and bring me down. My mood has been good recently but March is […]

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Taking over while taking on

Hardmoors 26.2 Roseberry Topping Trail 10k The Hardmoors races are truly unforgettable experiences. Tough but beautiful runs set in and around the North Yorkshire Moors. The 26.2 series has 7 races and at each race there are 3 distances available. 10k, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. They also do Ultras which range from 15 miles […]

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